ASTM WK67448

    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 - 16

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



    WK67448


    Keywords

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

    Rationale

    Table 4 and Table 5 of the standard showing Charpy Impact Requirements list limits for the absorbed energy with one digit to the right of the decimal point. A370 recommends and will in future require to round measured absorbed energies to whole numbers (no digit to the right of the decimal point). This may cause troubles for the evaluation whether a test result meets the requirements or not. It is proposed to revise the tables to show limits in whole numbers similar to A333 for the equivalent grades.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    03-12-2019

    Technical Contact:
    Werner Pritzl

    Item:
    001

    Ballot:
    A01.22 (19-02)

    Status:
    In Balloting