This specification covers the requirements for plate of a carbon steel or low-alloy steel base to which is integrally and continuously bonded on one or both sides a layer of stainless chromium-nickel steel for pressure vessel. The steel shall be made by the open-heart, electric-furnace, or basic-oxygen processes and the alloy-cladding metal shall be metallurgically bonded to the base metal. The steel clad plate shall be heat treated. The steel specimens shall undergo tension test and shall conform to the required values of tensile strength and yield strength. The steel materials shall also undergo bend tests and shall conform to the required values of shear strength and bond strength. Product and chemical analyses shall also be performed on the steel specimens.
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1.1 This specification covers plate of a carbon steel or low-alloy steel base to which is integrally and continuously bonded on one or both sides a layer of stainless chromium-nickel steel. The material is generally intended for pressure vessel use.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
ASME Code Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section IX, Welding Qualifications Available from American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), ASME International Headquarters, Three Park Ave., New York, NY 10016-5990, http://www.asme.org.
A6/A6M Specification for General Requirements for Rolled Structural Steel Bars, Plates, Shapes, and Sheet Piling
A20/A20M Specification for General Requirements for Steel Plates for Pressure Vessels
A240/A240M Specification for Chromium and Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip for Pressure Vessels and for General Applications
A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
A480/A480M Specification for General Requirements for Flat-Rolled Stainless and Heat-Resisting Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip
A578/A578M Specification for Straight-Beam Ultrasonic Examination of Rolled Steel Plates for Special Applications
A751 Test Methods, Practices, and Terminology for Chemical Analysis of Steel Products
alloy cladding; backing steel; bond strength; carbon steel; clad steel plate; low-alloy steel; pressure vessel; shear strength; stainless chromium-nickel steel;
ICS Number Code 77.140.50 (Flat steel products and semi-products)
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