ASTM A334/A334M-04

    Standard Specification for Seamless and Welded Carbon and Alloy-Steel Tubes for Low-Temperature Service

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers several grades of minimum-wall-thickness, seamless and welded, carbon and alloy-steel tubes intended for use at low temperatures. Some product sizes may not be available under this specification because heavier wall thicknesses have an adverse affect on low-temperature impact properties.

    1.2 Supplementary Requirement S1 of an optional nature is provided. This shall apply only when specified by the purchaser. For tubing smaller than Equation 1 - 1/2 in. [12.7 mm] in outside diameter, the elongation values given for strip specimens in shall apply. Mechanical property requirements do not apply to tubing smaller than Equation 2 - 1/8 in. [3.2 mm] in outside diameter and with a wall thickness under 0.015 in. [0.4 mm].

    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 of this 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.

    ASTM Standards

    A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products

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

    E23 Test Methods for Notched Bar Impact Testing of Metallic Materials


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 40182300(Seamless steel tubes ); 40181800(Welded steel tubes)


    DOI: 10.1520/A0334_A0334M-04

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