ASTM A696 - 90a(2012)

    Standard Specification for Steel Bars, Carbon, Hot-Wrought or Cold-Finished, Special Quality, for Pressure Piping Components

    Active Standard ASTM A696 | Developed by Subcommittee: A01.15

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.05


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    Abstract

    This specification covers hot-wrought and cold-finished special quality carbon steel bars, in straight lengths only, subject to mechanical property requirements and intended for use in manufacturing components for pressure piping and other pressure-containing applications. The steel bars are furnished in Grade B and Grade C and shall be made by melting, deoxidation, hot and cold working, heat treatment, and shall have special quality. Heat and product analyses shall be performed on the material and the chemical composition shall conform to the values required in carbon, manganese, phosphorus, sulfur, silicon, and lead. The carbon steel shall undergo tensile testing and conform to the required tensile strength, yield strength, and elongation.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    Significance and Use

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers hot-wrought and cold-finished special quality carbon steel bars, in straight lengths only, subject to mechanical property requirements and intended for use in manufacturing components for pressure piping and other pressure-containing applications.

    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.

    ASTM Standards

    A29/A29M Specification for Steel Bars, Carbon and Alloy, Hot-Wrought, General Requirements for

    A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.140.60 (Steel bars and rods)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30263600(Carbon steel bars)


    DOI: 10.1520/A0696-90AR12

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