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  1. #1
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    Velocity of medical gases in pipeline system

    I have a question.
    What should be a velocity of medical gases? (I need it for design diameters)
    I have to design pipeline system of oxygen, nitrous oxide, vacuum, and air.

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    No different than regular air. Figure out the size of pipe needed to limit the pressure drop for the volume you are delivering.

    http://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/me...ing-d_845.html

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    No different than regular air. Figure out the size of pipe needed to limit the pressure drop for the volume you are delivering.

    http://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/me...ing-d_845.html

    http://www.scribd.com/doc/7715112/Gas-Piping

    http://www.plumbingengineer.com/march_09/designers.php

    http://www.shj.co.uk/pdfs/divav.pdf



    Sorry for the double post, dumb computer.

    Actually quite easy to find information using Google.

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