This specification covers non-standard titanium-stabilized carbon steel forgings, as-forged fittings, and valve components and parts for glass-lined piping and pressure vessel service. Materials shall be manufactured by forging in the manner of hammering, pressing, rolling, extruding, or upsetting. Mechanical properties are certified on the basis of test material subjected to heat treatments to simulate glass-coating operations. Specimens shall conform to chemical composition and tensile requirements, such as tensile strength, yield strength, elongation, and reduction of area. A single retest may be performed to establish product acceptability when one or more representative test specimen does not conform to specifications. Repair welding shall be required only upon the approval of the purchaser.
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1.1 This specification covers nonstandard as-forged fittings, valve components, and parts for glass-lined piping and pressure vessel service. Mechanical properties are certified on the basis of test material subjected to heat treatments to simulate glass-coating operations.
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 are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in nonconformance with the specification. The inch-pound units shall apply unless the "M" designation of this specification 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.
A788/A788M Specification for Steel Forgings, General Requirements
A961/A961M Specification for Common Requirements for Steel Flanges, Forged Fittings, Valves, and Parts for Piping Applications
carbon; pipe fittings; piping applications; pressure containing parts; pressure vessel service; steel flanges; steel forgings; steel valves;
ICS Number Code 77.140.30 (Steels for pressure purposes); 77.140.85 (Iron and steel forgings)
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