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1.1 This specification covers a group of requirements which, with the exceptions of 4.3 and Sections 5, 6, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, and 23, are mandatory requirements to the following ASTM tubular product specifications:
|Title of Specification||ASTM Designation|
|Electric-Resistance-Welded Carbon Steel and Carbon Manganese Steel Boiler Tubes||A 178/A 178M|
|Seamless Cold-Drawn Low-Carbon Steel Heat-Exchanger and Condenser Tubes||A 179/A 179M|
|Seamless Carbon Steel Boiler Tubes for High-Pressure Service||A 192/A 192M|
|Seamless Medium-Carbon Steel Boiler and Superheater Tubes||A 210/A 210M|
|Electric-Resistance-Welded Carbon Steel Heat-Exchanger and Condenser Tubes||A 214/A 214M|
|Seamless and Electric-Welded Low-Alloy Steel Tubes||A 423/A 423M|
|Electric-Resistance-Welded Coiled Steel Tubing for Gasand Fuel Oil Lines||A 539|
|Seamless Cold-Drawn Carbon Steel Feedwater Heater Tubes||A 556/A 556M|
|Seamless, Cold-Drawn Carbon Steel Tubing for Hydraulic System Service||A 822|
1.2 One or more of Sections 4.3, 5, 6, 17, 18, 19, 20, 20.1, 22, and 23 apply when the product specification or purchase order has a requirement for the test or analysis described by these sections.
1.3 In case of conflict between a requirement of the product specification and a requirement of this general requirement specification only the requirement of the product specification need be satisfied.
1.4 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.
A178/A178M Specification for Electric-Resistance-Welded Carbon Steel and Carbon-Manganese Steel Boiler and Superheater Tubes
A179/A179M Specification for Seamless Cold-Drawn Low-Carbon Steel Heat-Exchanger and Condenser Tubes
A192/A192M Specification for Seamless Carbon Steel Boiler Tubes for High-Pressure Service
A210/A210M Specification for Seamless Medium-Carbon Steel Boiler and Superheater Tubes
A214/A214M Specification for Electric-Resistance-Welded Carbon Steel Heat-Exchanger and Condenser Tubes
A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
A423/A423M Specification for Seamless and Electric-Welded Low-Alloy Steel Tubes
A498 Specification for Seamless and Welded Carbon Steel Heat-Exchanger Tubes with Integral Fins
A530/A530M Specification for General Requirements for Specialized Carbon and Alloy Steel Pipe
A556/A556M Specification for Seamless Cold-Drawn Carbon Steel Feedwater Heater Tubes
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
A822/A822M Specification for Seamless Cold-Drawn Carbon Steel Tubing for Hydraulic System Service
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
Federal StandardFed.Std.No.183 Continuous Identification Marking of Iron and Steel Products Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, DODSSP, Bldg. 4, Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098.
ICS Number Code 23.040.10 (Iron and steel pipes)