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by Sftyvlv
Sat May 26, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Stainless steel boiler/exchanger?
Replies: 100
Views: 25019

Re: Stainless steel boiler/exchanger?

Trainman4602 wrote:
Sat May 26, 2018 12:30 pm
What is the source for all your advice? Do you have an engineering degree? I'm not trying to be critical of your post just asking the question
Who are you addressing?
by Sftyvlv
Sat May 26, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Stainless steel boiler/exchanger?
Replies: 100
Views: 25019

Re: Stainless steel boiler/exchanger?

As already been mentioned ss is no good for boilers because of the metallurgical problems that accompany it. Having said that. It is used in in UNFIRED pressure vessels and process piping. Provided it doesnt reach the temp at which carbide precipitation occurs its all good. Fireside of heating surfa...
by Sftyvlv
Sat May 26, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Stainless steel boiler/exchanger?
Replies: 100
Views: 25019

Re: Stainless steel boiler/exchanger?

Sftyvlv wrote:
Fri May 25, 2018 9:05 pm
Anybody ever use 1 1/4, 2 1/4 chrome (asme A 335) pipe and or plate equivalent for boiler fab.
Has great high pressure/high temp qualities and probably some anti corrosive properties as well.
*ASTM SA 335
by Sftyvlv
Sat May 26, 2018 1:39 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Stainless steel boiler/exchanger?
Replies: 100
Views: 25019

Re: Stainless steel boiler/exchanger?

Nothing wrong with stainless steel boilers. Tom Miller Dave Moore and Doug Alkire all had ss boilers. My K4 has stainless steel tubes. Most inspectors today have fear of the ss because of the chlorine in the water. I use well water and I think Dave Moore has a chlorine filter for his boiler. Until ...
by Sftyvlv
Fri May 25, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Stainless steel boiler/exchanger?
Replies: 100
Views: 25019

Re: Stainless steel boiler/exchanger?

Anybody ever use 1 1/4, 2 1/4 chrome (asme A 335) pipe and or plate equivalent for boiler fab.
Has great high pressure/high temp qualities and probably some anti corrosive properties as well.