How can you control flashing from damaging your equipment?

Asked by Normandy 6 years, 2 months ago | 1 Answers


1 Answer

1
phamus 4 years ago

Prevent the choked flow condition that is caused by flashing and damaging the valve by alternating the valve's trim, design, size, materials to increase the outlet pressure of the given valve and make it greater than the vapor pressure of the flowing liquid.

In another word, select valve that has actual pressure drop across the valve to be lower than the process conditions of P1 and P2, then you will eliminate flashing or cavitation.

Related Posts


Equipment Piping Arrangement
Equipment Piping Arrangement

1. GeneralWhen real estate is scare and where piping and pipe supporting structures are routed close to equipment, piping should …

Inspection and Testing specification
Inspection and Testing specification

1.0 ScopeThis specification defines the minimum requirements for shop and field fabrication for non-destructive examination, inspection, pressure testing and operational …