Intersection Types - CAESAR II - Installation & Upgrade

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CAESAR II Version
12

CAESAR II uses the following intersection types:

Type

B31.3 Type

Notes

Sketch

1 Reinforced

Reinforced Fabricated Tee

  • Used to lower SIFs

  • Not a fitting

  • Modified pipe

2 Unreinforced

Unreinforced Fabricated Tee

  • Routine intersection

  • Not a fitting

  • Modified pipe

  • Usually the cheapest

3 Welded Tee

Welding Tee

  • Usually size-on-size

  • Governed by B16.9

  • Usually the lowest SIF

  • Usually expensive

4 Sweepolet

Welded-in Contour Insert

  • "Sit-in" fitting

  • Forged fittings on a pipe

5 Weldolet

Branch Welded on Fitting

  • "Sit-on" fitting

  • Forged fittings on a pipe

6 Extruded

Extruded Welding Tee

  • Seldom used

  • Used for thick wall manifolds

  • Extruded from straight pipe