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    ASTM F1139 - 88(2019)

    Standard Specification for Steam Traps and Drains

    Active Standard ASTM F1139 | Developed by Subcommittee: F25.11

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.07

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    This specification provides the minimum requirements for the design, fabrication, pressure rating, marking, and testing of steam traps and drains. Hydrostatic proof test, hydrostatic production shell test, steam production shell test, air production shell test, operational check steam test, and performance characteristics test shall be performed to meet the requirements prescribed.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification2 provides the minimum requirements for the design, fabrication, pressure rating, marking, and testing of steam traps and drains.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    1.3 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test method portion of this specification. 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ANSI Standards

    B16.1 Cast Iron Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings

    B16.11 Forged Steel Fittings Socket-Welding and Threaded

    B16.15 Cast Bronze Screwed Fittings

    B16.18 Cast Bronze Solder-Joint Pressure Fittings

    B16.22 Wrought Copper and Bronze Solder-Joint Pressure Fittings

    B16.24 Bronze Flanges and Flanged Fittings

    B16.3 Malleable-Iron Screwed Fittings

    B16.34 Steel Valves, Flanged and Buttweld Ends

    B16.4 Cast-Iron Screwed Fittings

    B16.5 Steel Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings

    B31.1 Power Piping

    MSS Standards

    SP-25 Standard Marking System for Valves, Fittings, Flanges, and Unions

    SP-51 150 lb Corrosion Resisting Cast Flanges and Flanged Fittings

    ASME Standards

    ANSI/ASME PTC 39.1 Condensate Removal Devices for Steam Systems

    ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section IX, elding and Brazing Qualifications

    ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII Division I, Pressure Vessels

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 47.020.30 (Piping systems)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 40170000(Pipe piping and pipe fittings)

    Referencing This Standard
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    DOI: 10.1520/F1139-88R19

    Citation Format

    ASTM F1139-88(2019), Standard Specification for Steam Traps and Drains, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2019, www.astm.org

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