Active Standard ASTM A1053 / A1053M | Developed by Subcommittee: A01.10
Book of Standards Volume: 01.01
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This specification covers seam welded ferritic-martensitic stainless steel pipe intended for abrasive and general corrosion service. The pipes are classified according to sizes, from NPS 2 to NPS 36. The pipe shall be made using Electric Resistance Welding (ERW) or an automatic fusion welding process with no addition of filler metal during the welding process. All pipes shall be made from heat treated strip or plate, cold formed and welded. Tensile test, flattening test, hydrostatic test, and nondestructive electric test shall be made in accordance with the pipe specification to conform to the requirements specified.
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1.1 This specification covers seam welded ferritic-martensitic (dual phase) stainless steel pipe intended for abrasive and general corrosion service, manufactured with or without the addition of filler metal. Nominal sizes are NPS 2 to NPS 36 inclusive, with nominal (average) wall thickness up to 0.75-in. (19 mm).
1.2 The values stated in either inch-pound units or SI 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. The inch-pound units shall apply unless the “M” designation is specified in the order.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
A941 Terminology Relating to Steel, Stainless Steel, Related Alloys, and Ferroalloys
A999/A999M Specification for General Requirements for Alloy and Stainless Steel Pipe
A1010/A1010M Specification for Higher-Strength Martensitic Stainless Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip
A1016/A1016M Specification for General Requirements for Ferritic Alloy Steel, Austenitic Alloy Steel, and Stainless Steel Tubes
E527 Practice for Numbering Metals and Alloys in the Unified Numbering System (UNS)
Other StandardSAEJ1086 Practice for Numbering Metals and Alloys (UNS) Available from Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), 400 Commonwealth Dr., Warrendale, PA 15096-0001, http://www.sae.org.
ANSI/ASME StandardsASMEBoilerandPressur Available from American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), ASME International Headquarters, Three Park Ave., New York, NY 10016-5990, http://www.asme.org.
ICS Number Code 23.040.10 (Iron and steel pipes)
UNSPSC Code 40171621(Industrial welded stainless steel pipe)