Piping Materials Cost Ratios

Installed cost ratios of some common piping materials related to carbon steel pipes

Installed cost ratios of some common piping materials like

  • Alloy 20
  • Carbon steel (reference = 1)
  • CPVC
  • FEP lined steel
  • Stainless steel 316L
  • FRP - Vinyl ester
  • FRP - Epoxy
  • FRP - Polyester
  • Glass lined steel
  • Hastelloy
  • Monel
  • Nickel
  • Polypropylene lined steel
  • PTFE lined FRP
  • PTFE lined steel
  • PTFE lined 304L Stainless steel
  • PVC
  • PVDF
  • Rubber lined carbon steel
  • Saran lined steel
  • Stainless steel 304L
  • Titanium
  • Zirconium

are indicated in the chart below:

piping costs ratio

  • PTFE - PolyTetraFluoroEthylene
  • FRP - fibreglass
  • PVDF - PolyVinyliDene Fluoride
  • FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene

Installed cost ratios are based on a 100 m (400 ft) DN 50 (2") pipe installation.

Related Topics

  • Design Strategies - Piping systems and design strategies - documentation, P&ID, flow diagrams - capacities and limits

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