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1.1 This specification covers wrought-carbon steel butt-welding seamless or welded fittings specially processed to ensure better notch toughness than that to be expected in fittings manufactured to the requirements of Specification A234/A234M.
1.1.1 Included are elbows, caps, tees, reducers, and other type fittings covered by ASME B16.9.
1.1.2 Heat treatment is required for all fittings.
1.1.3 Fittings with mandatory radiographic examination of welds are included.
1.1.4 Supplementary requirements are provided for use when additional testing or examination is desired.
1.1.5 Cast fittings, and fittings formed from all weld metal, are not included.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A234/A234M Specification for Piping Fittings of Wrought Carbon Steel and Alloy Steel for Moderate and High Temperature Service
A275/A275M Practice for Magnetic Particle Examination of Steel Forgings
A960/A960M Specification for Common Requirements for Wrought Steel Piping Fittings
E165 Practice for Liquid Penetrant Examination for General Industry
E709 Guide for Magnetic Particle Testing
ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (ASME Code)SectionIX , Welding and Brazing Qualifications
ASME StandardB16.9 Standards for Steel Butt-Welding Fittings
ICS Number Code 23.040.40 (Metal fittings)