1.1 This specification covers wrought high-strength ferritic steel butt-welding fittings of seamless and electric fusion-welded construction covered by the latest revisions of ASME B16.9 and MSS-SP-75. Butt-welding fittings differing from these ASME and MSS standards shall be furnished in accordance with Supplementary Requirement S58 of Specification A 960/A 960M. These fittings are for use in high-pressure gas and oil transmission and distribution systems.
1.2 Optional supplementary requirements are provided for fittings when a greater degree of examination is desired. One or more of the supplementary requirements may be specified in the order.
1.3 This specification does not cover cast-welding fittings or fittings machined from castings.
1.4 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. Within the text, the SI units are shown in brackets. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard. Unless the order specifies the applicable “M” specification designation (SI units), the material shall be furnished to inch-pound units.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A751 Test Methods, Practices, and Terminology for Chemical Analysis of Steel Products
A960/A960M Specification for Common Requirements for Wrought Steel Piping Fittings
B16.9 Steel Butt-Welding Fittings
ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
SectionIX Welding and Brazing Qualifications
MSS-SP-75 Specification for High Test Wrought Butt-Welding Fittings
high-strength low-alloy steel; pipe fittings; steel; piping applications; pressure-containing parts; Butt-welding fittings; Fittings--welding; Gas pressure systems/applications--specifications; Petroleum products (transmission/distribution systems); Steel fittings--specifications; Welded steel pipe--specifications; Wrought steel fittings--specifications;
ICS Number Code 23.040.40 (Metal fittings)
ASTM International is a member of CrossRef.
Citing ASTM Standards
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