Attachment Cuts a Hole in Shell - PV Elite - Help

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Select if the attachment makes a hole in the pressure vessel. The software then applies a stress concentration factor. Not all attachments cut a hole. For example, a nozzle cuts a hole, but a trunnion does not.

This value is only used for ASME analysis, when PD5500 Annex G? is not selected on the Vessel tab.