ASTM A672-08

    Standard Specification for Electric-Fusion-Welded Steel Pipe for High-Pressure Service at Moderate Temperatures

    SUPERSEDED (see Active link, below)


      Format Pages Price  
    PDF Version 7 $50.40   ADD TO CART


    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers steel pipe: electric-fusion-welded with filler metal added, fabricated from pressure-vessel quality plate of any of several analyses and strength levels and suitable for high-pressure service at moderate temperatures. Heat treatment may or may not be required to attain the desired properties or to comply with applicable code requirements. Supplementary requirements are provided for use when additional testing or examination is desired.

    1.2 The specification nominally covers pipe 16 in. (405 mm) in outside diameter or larger with wall thicknesses up to 3 in. (75 mm), inclusive. Pipe having other dimensions may be furnished provided it complies with all other requirements of this specification.

    1.3 Several grades and classes of pipe are provided.

    1.3.1 Grade designates the type of plate used.

    1.3.2 Class designates the type of heat treatment performed during manufacture of the pipe, whether the weld is radiographically examined, and whether the pipe has been pressure tested as listed in 1.3.3.

    1.3.3 Class designations are as follows (Note 1):

    Class
    Heat Treatment on Pipe
    Radiography,
    see Section
    Pressure Test,
    see Section

    10none none none
    11none 9 none
    12none 9 8.3
    13none none 8.3
    20
    stress relieved, see 5.3.1
    none
    none
    21
    stress relieved, see 5.3.1
    9
    none
    22
    stress relieved, see 5.3.1
    9
    8.3
    23
    stress relieved, see 5.3.1
    none
    8.3
    30
    normalized, see 5.3.2
    none
    none
    31
    normalized, see 5.3.2
    9
    none
    32
    normalized, see 5.3.2
    9
    8.3
    33
    normalized, see 5.3.2
    none
    8.3
    40
    normalized and tempered, see 5.3.3
    none
    none
    41
    normalized and tempered, see 5.3.3
    9
    none
    42
    normalized and tempered, see 5.3.3
    9
    8.3
    43
    normalized and tempered, see 5.3.3
    none
    8.3
    50
    quenched and tempered, see 5.3.4
    none
    none
    51
    quenched and tempered, see 5.3.4
    9
    none
    52
    quenched and tempered, see 5.3.4
    9
    8.3
    53
    quenched and tempered, see 5.3.4
    none
    8.3

    Note 1—Selection of materials should be made with attention to temperature of service. For such guidance, Specification A 20/A 20M may be consulted.

    1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered 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.

    ASTM Standards

    A20/A20M Specification for General Requirements for Steel Plates for Pressure Vessels

    A202/A202M Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Alloy Steel, Chromium-Manganese-Silicon

    A204/A204M Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Alloy Steel, Molybdenum

    A285/A285M Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Carbon Steel, Low- and Intermediate-Tensile Strength

    A299/A299M Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Carbon Steel, Manganese-Silicon

    A302/A302M Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Alloy Steel, Manganese-Molybdenum and Manganese-Molybdenum-Nickel

    A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products

    A435/A435M Specification for Straight-Beam Ultrasonic Examination of Steel Plates

    A515/A515M Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Carbon Steel, for Intermediate- and Higher-Temperature Service

    A516/A516M Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Carbon Steel, for Moderate- and Lower-Temperature Service

    A530/A530M Specification for General Requirements for Specialized Carbon and Alloy Steel Pipe

    A533/A533M Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Alloy Steel, Quenched and Tempered, Manganese-Molybdenum and Manganese-Molybdenum-Nickel

    A537/A537M Specification for Pressure Vessel Plates, Heat-Treated, Carbon-Manganese-Silicon Steel

    A577/A577M Specification for Ultrasonic Angle-Beam Examination of Steel Plates

    A578/A578M Specification for Straight-Beam Ultrasonic Examination of Rolled Steel Plates for Special Applications

    E109 Method for Dry Powder Magnetic Particle Inspection

    E110 Test Method for Indentation Hardness of Metallic Materials by Portable Hardness Testers

    E138 Method for Wet Magnetic Particle Inspection

    E165 Practice for Liquid Penetrant Examination for General Industry

    E709 Guide for Magnetic Particle Testing

    ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code

    SectionIX,WeldingQua


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 23.040.10 (Iron and steel pipes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 40171601(Industrial welded carbon steel pipe)


    DOI: 10.1520/A0672-08

    ASTM International is a member of CrossRef.


    Citing ASTM Standards
    Back to Top