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1.1 This specification covers a group of requirements that, unless otherwise specified in an individual specification, shall apply to the ASTM product specifications noted below.
|Title of Specification||ASTM Designation|
|Seamless Carbon-Molybdenum Alloy-Steel Boiler and Superheater Tubes||A 209/A 209M|
|Seamless Ferritic and Austenitic Alloy-Steel Boiler, Superheater, and Heat-Exchanger Tubes||A 213/A 213M|
|Welded Austenitic Steel Boiler, Superheater, Heat-Exchanger, and Condenser Tubes||A 249/A 249M|
|Electric-Resistance-Welded Ferritic Alloy-Steel Boiler and Superheater Tubes||A 250/A 250M|
|Seamless and Welded Ferritic and Martensitic Stainless Steel Tubing for General Service||A 268/A 268M|
|Seamless and Welded Austenitic Stainless Steel Tubing for General Service||A 269|
|Seamless and Welded Austenitic Stainless Steel Sanitary Tubing||A 270|
|Seamless and Welded Carbon and Alloy-Steel Tubes for Low-Temperature Service||A 334/A 334M|
|Seamless and Electric-Welded Low-Alloy Steel Tubes||A 423/A 423M|
|Welded Austenitic Stainless Steel Feedwater Heater Tubes||A 688/A 688M|
|Austenitic Stainless Steel Tubing for Breeder Reactor Core Components||A 771|
|Seamless and Welded Ferritic/Austenitic Stainless Steel Tubing for General Service||A 789/A 789M|
|Welded Ferritic Stainless Steel Feedwater Heater Tubes||A 803/A 803M|
|Austenitic and Ferritic Stainless Steel Duct Tubes for Breeder Reactor Core Components||A 826|
|High-Frequency Induction Welded, Unannealed Austenitic Steel Condenser Tubes||A 851|
|These designations refer to the latest issue of the respective specifications.|
1.2 In the case of conflict between a requirement of a product specification and a requirement of this general requirements specification, the product specification shall prevail. In the case of conflict between a requirement of the product specification or a requirement of this general requirements specification and a more stringent requirement of the purchase order, the purchase order shall prevail.
1.3 The values stated in either inch-pound units or SI units are to be regarded separately as standard. Within the text, the SI units are shown in brackets. The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each System must be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in nonconformance with the specification. The inch-pound units shall apply unless the "M" designation (SI) of the product specification is specified in the order.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A209/A209M Specification for Seamless Carbon-Molybdenum Alloy-Steel Boiler and Superheater Tubes
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
A250/A250M Specification for Electric-Resistance-Welded Ferritic Alloy-Steel Boiler and Superheater 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
A270 Specification for Seamless and Welded Austenitic and Ferritic/Austenitic Stainless Steel Sanitary Tubing
A334/A334M Specification for Seamless and Welded Carbon and Alloy-Steel Tubes for Low-Temperature Service
A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
A530/A530M Specification for General Requirements for Specialized Carbon and Alloy Steel Pipe
A668/A668M Specification for Steel Forgings, Carbon and Alloy, for General Industrial Use
A700 Practices for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment
A751 Test Methods, Practices, and Terminology for Chemical Analysis of Steel Products
A771/A771M Specification for Seamless Austenitic and Martensitic Stainless Steel Tubing for Liquid Metal-Cooled Reactor Core Components
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
A826/A826M Specification for Seamless Austenitic and Martensitic Stainless Steel Duct Tubes for Liquid Metal-Cooled Reactor Core Components
A851 Specification for High-Frequency Induction Welded, Unannealed, Austenitic Steel Condenser Tubes
A941 Terminology Relating to Steel, Stainless Steel, Related Alloys, and Ferroalloys
A1047/A1047M Test Method for Pneumatic Leak Testing of Tubing
D3951 Practice for Commercial Packaging
E92 Test Method for Vickers Hardness of Metallic Materials
E213 Practice for Ultrasonic Testing of Metal Pipe and Tubing
E273 Practice for Ultrasonic Testing of the Weld Zone of Welded Pipe and Tubing
E309 Practice for Eddy-Current Examination of Steel Tubular Products Using Magnetic Saturation
E426 Practice for Electromagnetic (Eddy-Current) Examination of Seamless and Welded Tubular Products, Austenitic Stainless Steel and Similar Alloys
E570 Practice for Flux Leakage Examination of Ferromagnetic Steel Tubular Products
ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel CodeSectionIX, Welding Qualifications Available from American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), ASME International Headquarters, Three Park Ave., New York, NY 10016-5990, http://www.asme.org.
Federal StandardFED-STD-183 Continuous Identification Marking of Iron and Steel Products Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, Bldg. 4 Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098, Attn: NPODS.
Military StandardsMIL-STD-792 Identification Marking Requirements for Special Purpose Equipment
Steel Structures Painting CouncilSSPC-SP6 Surface Preparation Specification No.6 Commercial Blast Cleaning Available from Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC), 40 24th St., 6th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4656, http://www.sspc.org.
Other DocumentsAIAG Bar Code Symbology Standard Available from Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG), 26200 Lahser Rd., Suite 200, Southfield, MI 48033, http://www.aiag.org.
ICS Number Code 77.140.20 (Steels of high quality)
UNSPSC Code 40182400(Seamless stainless steel tubes); 40181900(Welded stainless steel tubes)