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From the flow rate you input in the yellow box, this KTH Tool calculates the nearest

nominal bore
required to minimise noise and turbulence.
Maximum acceptable flow velocities to minimise noise and turbulence in common hydraulic fluids
are indicated in green.

Flowrate: 1350 Litres per minute

Outside Sched of Inside Flow


Nominal Bore Diameter pipe as Wall thickness Diameter Velocity Nominal Bore
(mm) per API614 (mm) (mm) (m/s)

6" 168.28 10 3.40 161.48 1.10 6"


4" 114.30 10 3.05 108.2 2.45 4"
3" 88.90 40 5.49 77.92 4.72 3"
2" 60.33 40 3.91 52.51 10.40 2"
1 1/2" 48.26 40 3.68 40.9 17.13 1 1/2"
1" 33.40 80 4.55 24.3 48.54 1"
3/4" 26.67 80 3.91 18.85 80.67 3/4"
1/2" 21.34 80 3.73 13.88 148.78 1/2"

Max Flow Flow


Velocity Velocity
(m/s) Pipe NB (m/s)
Pressure Line 3 4" 2.45
Suction Line 1 #N/A #N/A
Return Line 1.25 6" 1.10