Stainless Steel in Plumbing Systems

Pravin Goel
Architect’s Meet, Hisar 15th November, 2010

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Chrysler Building, New York
The Art deco Top was clad with SS in 1930 Still looks gleaming in marine, urban and industrial environment even after 75 years Manually cleaned only twice since installation

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Largest Gold LEED Certified Building: Pittsburgh Convention Center Bare Stainless Steel Roof 3 .

118 in.098 in.5 mm). Cambric finish Tubular panels: 0.Petronas Towers Kuala Lumpur.0 mm). Stainless: Type 316 Height: 88 stories 1. Malaysia Cesar Pelli & Assoc. (3..483 feet (452 m) Flat panels: 0. 4 polish 4 . No. (2.

000 sqm) • Koperkhairane railway station.Railway station roofing • Resin-coated profiled SS roof (10. Navi Mumbai • 60 years life guarantee • Two more stations also clad in SS 5 .

Stainless Steel in Water applications 6 .

ISSDA Workshop. hard and homogenous. 21st Aug 2010.Stainless Steel in Water Applications • Antibacterial and Hygienic: Recommended for Food products • Handling of drinking water: Does not change the taste of the water • Surfaces are smooth. Source: EuroInox: The stainless steel lining of drinking water reservoirs –Initial erection and refurbishment SS Plumbing Systems. Ahmedabad 7 . • Stainless Steel is not affected by vandalism and graffiti. – deposits are minimal. – difficult for Bacteria and Fungi to adhere.

• Wear resistant: – Remarkable for its abrasion and erosion resistance.25 μm) – a. 21st Aug 2010. Source: EuroInox: The stainless steel lining of drinking water reservoirs –Initial erection and refurbishment SS Plumbing Systems. Makes chemical cleansers redundant • Strong material: Not easily damaged by use in Public Buildings.Stainless Steel in Water Applications • Low Surface roughness (only 0. Facilitates Cleaning – c. Ahmedabad 8 .15 to 0. ISSDA Workshop. Reduces deposits and film formation – b.

ISSDA Workshop.Global References Taipei Financial Center Petronas Towers. Malaysia Aurora Residential Towers. Ahmedabad 9 . Fire protection Hot and Cold Water Supply Source: High pressure Urban water Distribution Nickel Vol20. 21st Aug 2010. March 2005 SS Plumbing Systems. Australia 304 grade SS Press Fitting type piping To accommodate High Pressures and Vibration. number 2.

ISSDA Workshop. Ahmedabad 10 . hence thinner – 1/3rd the weight of GI pipe • No need for protective coating • No need to control water chemistry.SS Plumbing • No general corrosion so no need for corrosion allowance • No Threading required. 21st Aug 2010.suitable for both Soft as well as Hard Waters • Water purity is maintained • Lightweight • Easy to Install • Equipment is durable with Low Life Cycle Cost SS Plumbing Systems.

May 2008 11 .Salt Spray Test Comparison In Salt spray Test Chloride concentration specified (3%)is hundred times more than in drinking water (0.8%) Source: Salt Spray Test and its use in ranking stainless steel.ISSF.025%) and even more than in Sea Water (1.

Ahmedabad 1522 12 .018 Copper Corrosion rate (mpy) 0.006 0. 21st Aug 2010.Effect of water velocity on corrosion rate 0.015 0. ISSDA Workshop.012 0.009 Mild steel 0.003 0 0 4 8 12 16 20 24 Flow rate (ft/sec) 28 32 Stainless steel SS Plumbing Systems.

Ahmedabad 13 .Application in Fire Fighting Systems SS Plumbing Systems. 21st Aug 2010. ISSDA Workshop.

Ahmedabad 14 .Plumbing Code – India • 2008 Uniform Plumbing Code – India – Page No.11 – Galvanised Iron: • Water Pipes & Fittings made of galvanised iron shall not be recommended in piping systems used to convey potable water SS Plumbing Systems. 119. 21st Aug 2010. Clause 605. ISSDA Workshop.

Product • Pipe – SS Grade (AISI 304 grade) • Fittings – Innovative Press Fit Design (AISI 304 grade) – Sealing Ring :CIIR/EPDM • Press fitting Tools – Manual / Hydraulic – Battery Operated SS Plumbing Systems. 21st Aug 2010. ISSDA Workshop. Ahmedabad 15 .

ISSDA Workshop. Ahmedabad 16 . 21st Aug 2010.Stainless Steel Plumbing System SS Plumbing Systems.

21st Aug 2010.Pressing / Cutting Tools Manual Pressing Tool Pipe Cutter SS Plumbing Systems. Ahmedabad 17 . ISSDA Workshop.

Ahmedabad 18 . or Screwing After Pressing SS Plumbing Systems. 21st Aug 2010. ISSDA Workshop.Joining Systems Fast. Welding. Clean & Safe No Soldering.

Joining O-Ring Before Pressing After Pressing No gap between fitting & pipe. ISSDA Workshop. 21st Aug 2010. Ahmedabad 19 . no water reaches O ring SS Plumbing Systems.

LCC ← Old Huddersfield.Waste water treatment . 21st Aug 2010. Ahmedabad 20 . UK Waste water treatment New ↓ • 98% reduction in maintenance costs • 25% extra plant capacity SS Plumbing Systems. ISSDA Workshop.

ISSDA Workshop.Easy to install Indus Hotel. SS Plumbing Systems. Expected to come down further to 4-5 hrs. Ahmedabad 21 . 21st Aug 2010. Delhi Flat in Mumbai Easy to use in Difficult areas Time taken : About 8 hrs against 2-3 days for GI& Copper (1/3rd time).

21st Aug 2010.House SS Plumbing Systems.House Hisar .House Gwalior – Heritage Hotel Mumbai . ISSDA Workshop.Flat Delhi .Hospital Delhi .Photographs of Installations Ambala . Ahmedabad 22 .

Orbit Group. Mumbai 23 .

000 50 years Nil • Cost of Repair (5 times) 10.000 • Cost of Replacement 60.000 • Total Lifecycle Costs 138. 21st Aug 2010.000 0 Nil 0 0 14. Ahmedabad 24 .000 10 years 1 times 4 times SS 14.Life Cycle Costs Cost • Total Cost • Average Life – Repairs – Replacement GI 8. ISSDA Workshop.000 • Cost of Interiors 60.000 VIDEO of Joining Process SS Plumbing Systems.

Parameter Corrosion Resistance Hygiene Maintenance Free Life Enhances Building Life Strength of Pipes Ease of Installation Earthquake Proof Cleanability Food Grade High temperature Application Low Temperature Application Fire Resistant Experience of Usage Outside Painting Required Deposition of Algae Blockage Problem Damage due to Drilling High Flow Rate of Water Low Roughness (less scaling) Usage in Public Building Wear Resistant Joint Assurance System Saves Pumping Energy Water Quality affect Pressure Rating Joint Strength Application Range Less conduiting (Jhiri) reqmt High Wall Strength Saving in Labor Cost Saving in Installation Time Application in High Rise Buildings Cost Low Diameter possible Life Cycle cost Total 5 * Summary Comparison GI * * * * **** ** *** * * *** *** **** PPR cPVC 5* *** *** *** ** ** ** ** ** * * * * **** * ** ** *** *** * * * *** **** ** * ** * * **** *** ** 5* *** ** *** * *** ** ** ** * * * * **** * ** * *** *** * * * *** **** * * ** * * **** *** ** Copper **** **** *** **** *** ** *** **** **** **** *** *** SS Remarks 304 Grade SS 5* * ** * **** ** * * * *** * * *** ** *** ** *** * * *** *** * * 1 5* **** *** **** **** *** **** ** * ** **** **** *** ** **** *** *** ** ** **** * **** **** 1 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* 5* ** Recommended for Food and Pharma equipment No need of replacement No leakage. 5. Water and Many Gases As Pipe dia is less Less Brick cutting for piping retains its strength Fast installation with Low Skill worker Fast to install (approx 1/3rd time of GI piping) Not affected by Vibration and Maintenance Slightly more than GI and others High flow rates allow for use of low diameter Lowest lifecycle cost 5* * *** 2 5* * *** 2 5* 5* 34 Scale : 1 Poor. Worldwide usage experinence of 30-40 years No need of painting Smooth surface prevents algae buildup No deposit buildup hence no blockage Strongest material doesn't get damaged due to drilling Smooth and Wear resistant at High Flow rate Smooth surface prevents deposition Strong material not easily damaged Not effected by sand or high flow rate No Welding or Solution joining. Permanent Mechanical Joint checked by gauge Smooth surface need less electricity No change in water quality during storage Highest pressure rating of 25 bar Press fit joint has foolproof and high strength joint Used for Air. hence no damage to building SS is the strongest Material Fast installation with Low Skill worker Withstands the vibrations and shocks due to its ductile nature No deposit buildup due to smooth surface Meets all food grade standards Retains strength at high temperature Is not brittle at low temperature.Best Highest Rating in most parameters 25 . unlike plastics or GI Withstands High temperature.

Magnolia. Delhi • Sony Bakery. Hisar Kanshi Ram Hospital. Noida Indus Hotel. Hisar Govind Nursing Home.Some Major Clients • • • • • • • • • • Chennai Airport AIIMS. Hisar Jindal Hospital. • Farm Houses. Pitampura. Gurgaon 26 . Jalandhar • Pranayam Floors. Sahadhara Indus Hotel. Delhi • Orbit Flat. Mumbai • Jalandhar • Chandigarh • Panchkula • Ambala • Haveli. Paschim Vihar Heritage Hotel. Gurgaon • Jindal Guest House. Delhi Sugdha Hospital. Delhi • DLF. Golf Course. Gwalior Houses – Punjabi Bagh.

8800304400 JSL Stainless Limited pravin.com pgoel@hotmail.For more details please contact PRAVIN GOEL Business Head – Plumbing Systems +91 98107 06415.goel@jindalsteel.com Thank You 27 .

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