Active Standard ASTM A512 | Developed by Subcommittee: A01.09
Book of Standards Volume: 01.01
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This specification covers cold-drawn buttweld carbon steel tubes for use as round, square, rectangular or special shape mechanical tubing. The carbon steel can be made unless a specific type of melting process is required by the purchaser. Heat and product analysis shall be made to determine the specified percentages of chemical elements to which steel tubes shall conform to. The tubing shall be free of injurious defects and shall have a workmanlike finish. Unless otherwise specified, both outside and inside surfaces of the tubing shall be coated with a film of rust-retarding oil before shipping.
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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
A1040 Guide for Specifying Harmonized Standard Grade Compositions for Wrought Carbon, Low-Alloy, and Alloy Steels
E59 Practice for Sampling Steel and Iron for Determination of Chemical Composition
Military StandardsMIL-STD-163 Steel Mill Products Preparation for Shipment and Storage
Federal StandardFed.Std.No.123 Marking for Shipments (Civil Agencies)
ICS Number Code 23.040.10 (Iron and steel pipes)