All Manufacturing Standards - ASTM International

May 25, 2018 · A1098/A1098M-18: Standard Specification for Welded Austenitic, Ferritic, Martensitic and Duplex Stainless Steel Boiler, Superheater, Condenser, and Heat Exchanger Tubes with Textured Surface(s) A1099/A1099M-20: Standard Specification for Modified Alloy Steel Forgings, Forged Bar, and Rolled Bar Commonly Used in Oil and Gas Pressure Vessels

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SHELL AND TUBE HEAT EXCHANGERS

The mechanical design of a shell and tube heat exchanger provides information on items such as shell thickness, flange thickness, etc. These are calculated using a pressure vessel design code such as the Boiler and Pressure Vessel code from ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) and the British Master Pressure Vessel Standard, BS 5500.

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Industrial boiler technology for beginners

boiler of this type, filled with water and ready for function, can weigh as much as 165 tons, which corresponds to the weight of 120 VW Golfs. Hot water or steam boilers are relatively similar in design (Figure). The boiler pressure vessel is a horizontal, cylindrical tube closed at both sides with an end plate and insulated all around.

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