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Flange Rating

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Homework Statement


What is the appropriate flange rating for a 316 stainless steel pipe carrying saturated
steam at a temperature of 180°C


Homework Equations


I'm not quite sure to be honest.


The Attempt at a Solution


Could somebody give me the general approach to determining the flange rating of a required flange? I'm fairly lost with this.
 

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Well, what code? ASME? One of them furrin' outfits?
 
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Well, what code? ASME? One of them furrin' outfits?
Yup, ASME. I think I have a general idea now. Would I find the pressure that the steam is at using the steam tables, and then convert both the temp. and pressure to the correct units before checking the ASME table? I think the rating works out to be 150LB. Or, am I wrong?
 

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