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1.1 This specification covers electric-resistance-welded carbon and alloy steel tubing for use as mechanical tubing.
1.2 This specification covers mechanical tubing made from hot- or cold-rolled steel.
1.3 This specification covers round, square, rectangular, and special shape tubing.Size Range Type (Round Tubing) Electric-Resistance-Welded Tubing outside diameter from 1/2 to 15 in. from Hot-Rolled Steel (19.0 to 381.0 mm) wall from 0.065 to 0.650 in. (1.65 to 16.50 mm) Electric-Resistance-Welded Tubing outside diameter from 3/4 to 8 in. from Cold-Rolled Steel (9.52 to 203.2 mm) wall from 0.022 to 0.134 in. (0.71 to 3.40 mm)
1.4 Optional supplementary requirements are provided and when desired, shall be so stated in the order.
1.5 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
A700 Practices for Packaging, Marking, and Loading Methods for Steel Products for Shipment
A1040 Guide for Specifying Harmonized Standard Grade Compositions for Wrought Carbon, Low-Alloy, and Alloy Steels
E213 Practice for Ultrasonic Testing of Metal Pipe and Tubing
E273 Practice for Ultrasonic Examination of the Weld Zone of Welded Pipe and Tubing
E309 Practice for Eddy-Current Examination of Steel Tubular Products Using Magnetic Saturation
E570 Practice for Flux Leakage Examination of Ferromagnetic Steel Tubular Products
E1806 Practice for Sampling Steel and Iron for Determination of Chemical Composition
ANSI StandardB46.1 Surface Texture
Military StandardsMIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage
Federal StandardFed.Std.No.123 Marking for Shipments (Civil Agencies)
ICS Number Code 23.040.10 (Iron and steel pipes)
UNSPSC Code 40181800(Welded steel tubes)