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1.1 This specification covers a group of requirements which, with the exceptions of Section 4.3, Section 12, Section 19, and Section 20, are mandatory requirements to the ASTM pipe product specifications noted below unless the product specification specifies different requirements, in which case the requirement of the product specification shall prevail.
1.2 Sections 4.3 or 19 are mandatory if the product specification has a requirement for product analysis or flattening tests.
1.3 Section 20 is mandatory if the product specification has a hydrostatic test requirement without defining the test parameters.
1.4 Section 12 is for information only.
1.5 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.
|Title of Specification||ASTM Designation|
|Seamless Carbon Steel Pipe for High-TemperatureService||A 106|
|Metal-Arc-Welded Steel Pipe for Use With High-Pressure Transmission Systems||A 381|
|Centrifugally Cast Ferritic Alloy Steel Pipe for High-Temperature Service||A 426|
|Centrifugally Cast Austenitic Steel Pipe for High-Temperature Service||A 451|
|Seamless Carbon Steel Pipe for Atmospheric and Lower Temperatures||A 524|
|Centrifugally Cast Iron-Chromium-Nickel High-AlloyTubing for Pressure Application at High Temperatures||A 608|
|Centrifugally Cast Carbon Steel Pipe for High-Temperature Service||A 660|
|Electric-Fusion-Welded Steel Pipe for Atmospheric and Lower Temperatures||A 671|
|Electric-Fusion-Welded Steel Pipe for High-Pressure Service at Moderate Temperatures||A 672|
|Carbon and Alloy Steel Pipe, Electric-Fusion-Weldedfor High-Pressure Service at High Temperatures||A 691|
|Centrifugally Cast Ferritic/Austenitic Stainless SteelPipe for Corrosive Environments||A 872|
1.6 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.
Note 1—The dimensionless designator NPS (nominal pipe size) has been substituted in this standard for such traditional terms as "nominal diameter," "size," and "nominal size."
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
ANSI StandardsB 36.19 Stainless Steel Pipe
A106/A106M Specification for Seamless Carbon Steel Pipe for High-Temperature Service
A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
A381 Specification for Metal-Arc-Welded Steel Pipe for Use With High-Pressure Transmission Systems
A450/A450M Specification for General Requirements for Carbon and Low Alloy Steel Tubes
A524 Specification for Seamless Carbon Steel Pipe for Atmospheric and Lower Temperatures
A660 Specification for Centrifugally Cast Carbon Steel Pipe for High-Temperature Service
A671/A671M Specification for Electric-Fusion-Welded Steel Pipe for Atmospheric and Lower Temperatures
A672/A672M Specification for Electric-Fusion-Welded Steel Pipe for High-Pressure Service at Moderate Temperatures
A691/A691M Specification for Carbon and Alloy Steel Pipe, Electric-Fusion-Welded for High-Pressure Service at High Temperatures
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
A941 Terminology Relating to Steel, Stainless Steel, Related Alloys, and Ferroalloys
A1058 Test Methods for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products--Metric
D3951 Practice for Commercial Packaging
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
ICS Number Code 23.040.10 (Iron and steel pipes)