Pipe Sizing forIndustrial Chillers and Chiller Systems


6 - 8 FEET PER SECOND VELOCITY
Pipe Size 6-8 FPS GPM Range PSI Pressure Loss/100'
1/8" 1 to 1.2 37 to 48
1/4" 2 to 2.8 30 to 56
3/8" 4 to 5 24 to 35
1/2" 6 to 8 16 to 26
3/4" 10 to 14 10 to 19
1" 15 to 24 6 to 14
1 - 1/4" 30 to 38 6 to 9
1 - 1/2" 40 to 61 4 to 7
2" 60 to 85 3 to 5.5
2 - 1/2" 90 to 115 2.5 to 4
3" 130 to 185 1.5 to 3.5
4" 230 to 310 1.3 to 2.4
6" 530 to 730 1 to 1.3

EQUIVALENT LOSSES
90' Elbow 20 Feet
45' Elbow 12 Feet
Branch Tee 15 Feet
Gate Valve (open) 15 Feet
Ball Valve (open) 25 Feet
Quick Disconnect (open) 35 Feet
Hose Barb 10 Feet
   
1 PSI = 2.31 Head Feet
1 HF = 0.432 PSI

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