ASTM WK41394

    Work Item: ASTM WK41394 - Revision of A511 / A511M - 12 Standard Specification for Seamless Stainless Steel Mechanical Tubing

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    Active Standard: A511 / A511M - 12

    Developed by Subcommittee: A01.10 | Committee A01 | Contact Staff Manager



    1. Rationale

    Add hollow bar as an alternate application to specification. Tubing that will be machined into components is regularly ordered/produced to this specification since there is no alternative for hollow bar. The addition of hollow bar to A511 will provide a cost effective alternative to solid bar (ASTM A276/A479) when machining is required. A511 only allows tubing in Od x wall tolerances. The revision of this specification would also allow OD x ID tolerances.


    Keywords

    austenitic stainless steel; duplex stainless steel; ferritic/austenitic stainless steel; mechanical tubing; seamless steel tube; stainless steel tube; steel tube ; Corrosive service applications--tube (steel); High-temperature service applications--steel tube; Mechanical tubing--specifications; Seamless steel tube--specifications; Stainless steel tube--specifications
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    03-19-2013

    Technical Contact:
    Keith Hottle

    Status:
    Draft Under Development