ASTM WK45163

    Revision of A479 / A479M - 13b Standard Specification for Stainless Steel Bars and Shapes for Use in Boilers and Other Pressure Vessels

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    Active Standard: A479 / A479M - 15

    Developed by Subcommittee: A01.17 | Committee A01 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Rationale

    Add UNS S31266 to specification in response to an ASME Code Case proposed for incorporation Propose to add this grade (UNS S31266) to allow use in applications which use this specification. As the grade is already in ASTM A240, A480 and A358 data from three heats is not required.


    austenitic stainless steel; austenitic-ferritic duplex stainless steel; ferritic stainless steel; martensitic stainless steel; pressure-containing parts; pressure vessel service; stainless steel bars; stainless steel shapes; temperature service applications—high;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    John Grocki


    A01 (15-01)

    Ballot Item Approved as A479/A479M-2015 and Pending Publication