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1.1 This specification covers austenitic, stainless steel, needle tubing in hard-drawn tempers for industrial applications.
1.2 In general, needle tubing describes small-diameter tubing with outside diameters (ODs) in the range of 0.008 to 0.203 in. (0.2 to 5.2 mm) with nominal wall thicknesses in the range of 0.002 to 0.015 in. (0.05 to 0.4 mm). Needle tubing gages are normally 6 through 33.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A1016/A1016M Specification for General Requirements for Ferritic Alloy Steel, Austenitic Alloy Steel, and Stainless Steel Tubes
ICS Number Code 11.040.20 (Transfusion, Infusion)
UNSPSC Code 40182400(Seamless stainless steel tubes)