ASTM WK43911

    Revision of B521 - 12 Standard Specification for Tantalum and Tantalum Alloy Seamless and Welded Tubes

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    Active Standard: B521 - 12

    Developed by Subcommittee: B10.03 | Committee B10 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Rationale

    At least (4) end users of Ta tubing have reported Tubing failures holes,cracks,chemistry, collapsed tubes, etc.)within the last year. End users have requested that the committee consider revisions to the specification to require additional inspection/testing and/or tighter tolerances in order to improve the reliability of tubing product.


    seamless tubing; tantalum; tantalum alloy; tantalum tubes; welded tubing;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    David Frey

    Draft Under Development