ASTM WK64451

    Revision of A240 / A240M - 17 Standard Specification for Chromium and Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip for Pressure Vessels and for General Applications

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    Active Standard: A240 / A240M - 18

    Developed by Subcommittee: A01.17 | Committee A01 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK64451


    Keywords

    architectural; building; chromium; chromium-nickel stainless steel; chromium-manganese-nickel stainless steel; construction; pressure vessels;;

    Rationale

    : A user, SJMCo., LTD, has requested that a new grade of austenitic stainless steel, NAR-AH-1, developed by its producer, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. (NSSMC) be added to ASTM A240. SJM intends to use this alloy in production of exhaust pipe for automobiles. The new grade of stainless steel has improved corrosion resistance in corrosive environments at high temperatures, up to about 1202 deg. F (650 deg. C), containing salt. Supporting data is available upon request.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    07-19-2018

    Technical Contact:
    Elmar Upitis

    Item:
    035

    Ballot:
    A01 (19-04)

    Status:
    On Hold