ASTM A1012-00

    Standard Specification for Seamless and Welded Ferritic, Austenitic and Duplex Alloy Steel Condenser and Heat Exchanger Tubes With Integral Fins

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification describes seamless and welded ferritic, austenitic and duplex alloy steel tubing on which the external or internal surface, or both, has been modified by a cold forming process to produce an integral enhanced surface for improved heat transfer. The tubes are used in surface condensers, evaporators, heat exchangers and similar heat transfer apparatus in unfinned end diameters up to and including 1 in. (25.4 mm). Boiler tubes are excluded.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.3 The following precautionary statement pertains to the test method portion only: Section 12 of this specification: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    A213/A213M Specification for Seamless Ferritic and Austenitic Alloy-Steel Boiler, Superheater, and Heat-Exchanger Tubes

    A249/A249M Specification for Welded Austenitic Steel Boiler, Superheater, Heat-Exchanger, and Condenser Tubes

    A268/A268M Specification for Seamless and Welded Ferritic and Martensitic Stainless Steel Tubing for General Service

    A269 Specification for Seamless and Welded Austenitic Stainless Steel Tubing for General Service

    A688/A688M Specification for Seamless and Welded Austenitic Stainless Steel Feedwater Heater Tubes

    A789/A789M Specification for Seamless and Welded Ferritic/Austenitic Stainless Steel Tubing for General Service

    A803/A803M Specification for Seamless and Welded Ferritic Stainless Steel Feedwater Heater Tubes

    A941 Terminology Relating to Steel, Stainless Steel, Related Alloys, and Ferroalloys

    A1016/A1016M Specification for General Requirements for Ferritic Alloy Steel, Austenitic Alloy Steel, and Stainless Steel Tubes


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.140.01 (Iron and steel products in general)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 40181900(Welded stainless steel tubes); 40182400(Seamless stainless steel tubes )


    DOI: 10.1520/A1012-00

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