Steam Temperature

As steam temperatures increase, more expensive materials must be used to manufacture the turbine. Above 750°F, the price increase will be about 5% to about 850°F. Another 5% will be added for temperatures between 850°F and 900°F, and another 5% for temperatures above 900°F.

Steam turbine designers have selected as a standard for single-stage turbines a limit of 600 psia and 750°F maximum inlet steam conditions.

The upper limit in exhaust pressure for back pressure multistage turbines varies between 350 psia and 500 psia. For small, single-stage, back-pressure turbines, the standard is somewhere between atmospheric and 65 psia.

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