ASTM F1330 - 91(2012)

    Standard Guide for Metallic Abrasive Blasting to Descale the Interior of Pipe

    Active Standard ASTM F1330 | Developed by Subcommittee: F25.11

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.07


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    Significance and Use

    The maximum length and minimum diameter of the pipe shall be determined by the capacity of the blast equipment used.

    This guide is recommended for removing mill scale, rust scale, paints, zincs, and oxides.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This guide covers metallic abrasive blasting to descale the interior of carbon steel pipe.

    1.2 This guide is recommended for use in conjunction with an abrasive reclamation system.

    1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    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

    D2200 Practice for Use of Pictorial Surface Preparation Standards and Guides for Painting Steel Surfaces

    E18 Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials

    SAE Standards

    J827 Cast Steel Shot

    Other Documents

    SFSA20-66 Standard Specification for Cast Steel Abrasives Available from Steel Founders Society of America (SFSA), 780 McArdle Dr., Unit G, Crystal Lake, IL 60014, http://www.sfsa.org.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 23.040.01 (Pipeline components in general. Pipelines)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/F1330-91R12

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