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Offshore water injection system velocity

asked Dec 12, 2014 in Process by keler01 (1,380 points)
What should be the velocity range for the offshore water injection system for various material such as stainless steel, carbon steel, duplex, super duplex, etc.?

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answered Jan 29, 2015 by odadmin (21,030 points)

Recommended maximum velocities (m/s) for sizing of water injection lines:

  Untreated seawater  Deoxygenated seawater
Carbon Steel (CS):  3 6
Stainless Steel (SS)/Titanium: 7 7 m/s may be used as a typical starting value for sizing
CuNi: 3 3
GRP: 6 6