ASTM WK42900

    Work Item: ASTM WK42900 - Revision of A372 / A372M - 12 Standard Specification for Carbon and Alloy Steel Forgings for Thin-Walled Pressure Vessels

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    Active Standard: A372 / A372M - 13

    Developed by Subcommittee: A01.06 | Committee A01 | Contact Staff Manager

    1. Rationale

    Confusion exists in language concerning test specimen orientation. Transverse in paragraph 6.3.2 on bend testing conflicts with oriented parallel to the longitudinal axis in paragraph The purpose of this item is to clarify that section 6.4 deals with test specimens other than bend tests.


    alloy steel forgings; carbon steel forgings; gas bottles; pressure vessels; thin wall ;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Gary Hayden


    A01 (13-04)

    Ballot Item Approved as A372/A372M-2013 and Pending Publication