What is called "Creep Range" with reference to Flanges...??
and in MSS SP - 44, what is this SP stands for. Is it Standard Practice...
"Creep" is defined as the
12 years 8 months ago #4211
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"Creep" is defined as the continued plastic flow of a material under constant load(Press/Temp). So should creep continue, in repests to flanged connections, long enough to reduce gasket load below its sealing requirements, leakage, wire drawing, and even blowout will occur.
MSS SP = Manufacturers Standardization Society - Standard Practice
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12 years 3 months ago #4541