ASTM WK65944

    Revision of A420 / A420M - 16 Standard Specification for Piping Fittings of Wrought Carbon Steel and Alloy Steel for Low-Temperature Service

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    Active Standard: A420 / A420M - 19a

    Developed by Subcommittee: A01.22 | Committee A01 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK65944


    Keywords

    pipe fittings; piping applications; pressure containing parts; pressure vessel service; temperature service applications, low ;;

    Rationale

    Table 3 of the standard lists elongation requirements when specimen orientation is in either the longitudinal or the transverse orientation. It is proposed to insert a paragraph in the Tensile Properties section to clarify that testing in both the longitudinal and the transverse orientations is not required. Testing in one of the two orientations is satisfactory. This proposed change will clarify the requirement and be consistent with a similar standard; A234. In addition, add tensile test orientation to the Certification section.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    11-18-2018

    Technical Contact:
    Kenneth Albano

    Item:
    055

    Ballot:
    A01 (19-04)

    Status:
    Ballot Item Approved as A420/A420M-2019 and Pending Publication