ASTM A672-96

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

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    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.

    1.4 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.

    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


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 40171601(Industrial welded carbon steel pipe)


    DOI: 10.1520/A0672-96

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