ASTM A / AM – 16 Standard Specification for General Requirements for Alloy and Stainless Steel Pipe. This specification(Footnote 2). This standard is issued under the fixed designation A/AM; the number immediately specification, shall apply to the ASTM product specifications. Tolerances acc. ASTM A (welded and seamless pipes). OD mm. Tol. OD. ( mm). t/m. + > t/m. + > t/ m.

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Unless otherwise specied, pipe of NPS 4 and smaller may be weighed in convenient lots; pipe in sizes larger than NPS 4 shall be weighed separately.

All required tests and inspection shall be made at the place of manufacture prior to shipment, unless otherwise specied, and shall be conducted so as not to interfere unnecessarily with operation of the works. One hole shall be drilled in the weld, if visible. Historical Version s – view previous versions of standard. The values stated in either inch-pound units or SI units are to be regarded separately as standard. BoxColumbus, OH — The hole diameter shall be no larger than as follows: Nonconformance will be cause for the rejection of the lot.

Permissible Variations in Length Packaging, Marking, and Loading Work Item s – proposed revisions of this standard. A lot shall be all material poured from one heat. Disposition of rejected pipe shall be a matter of agreement between the manufacturer and the purchaser.

Certied Test Report Permissible Variations in Inside Diameter Individual lengths that do not conform to the test requirements may be resubmitted for test provided the reason for nonconformance is established and the nonconforming portion removed.

ASTM Desig- nation 3.

Marking shall begin approximately 12 in. During the rst step, which is a test for ductility, no cracks or breaks on the inside or outside surfaces, except as provided z999 in Notwithstanding the absence of a signature, the organization submitting the EDI transmission is responsible for the content of the report.


ASTM A999/A999M – 18

Rejected lots may be screened and resubmitted for visual and dimensional examination. NOTE 4—Notwithstanding the absence of a signature or notarization, the organization submitting the Report is responsible for the contents of the report. Each length of repaired pipe shall be nondestructively tested as required by the product specication. Current News Archive Standard Technically. The width of the notch shall not exceed twice the depth.

Your comments will receive careful consideration at a meeting of the responsible technical committee, which you may attend.

The dimensions of these standards should not be construed as the minimum size imperfection detectable by such equipment. Referenced Documents purchase separately The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

The outside diameter at the point of grinding may be reduced by the amount so atsm.

ASTM A999 for Alloy and Stainless Steel Pipe

The chemical composition thus determined, or that determined from a product analysis made by the tubular product manufacturer shall conform to the requirements specied. The test pressure or stress shall be determined by the following equation: Surface imperfections such as handling marks, straightening marks, light mandrel and die marks, shallow pits, and scale pattern will not be considered injurious if the imperfections are removable within the tolerances specied for wall thickness or 0.

The absence of any inspection requirements in the specication shall not relieve the contractor of the responsibility for ensuring that all products or supplies submitted to the government for acceptable comply with all requirements of the contract.

Except as otherwise specied in the contract or purchase order, the manufacturer may use his own or any other suitable facilities for the performance of the inspection and test requirements unless disapproved by the purchaser at the time the order is placed.

This procedure shall be available for audit. In the case of conict between a requirement of the product specication or a requirement of this specication and a more stringent requirement of the purchase order, the purchase order shall prevail. When using small or subsize specimens, the largest one possible shall be used.


For metal-arc welded pipe with lengths shorter than 10 ft [3. With the text, the SI units are shown in brackets. Unless specically called out by the purchaser, the selection of the nondestructive electric test shall be at the option of the manufacturer. Standard Weight Weight per Unit Length For welded pipe, the test pressure shall be held for a time sufficient to permit the entire length of the welded seam to be inspected.

This equipment does not preclude additional testing at earlier stages in the processing. Repair by Welding Permissible Variation in Weight for Seamless Pipe 8. If you feel that your asrm have not received a fair hearing you should make your views known to the ASTM Committee on Standards, at the address shown below. The examination may not detect short deep defects.

ASTM A for Alloy and Stainless Steel Pipe

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A signature or notarization is not required on the certied test report, but the document shall be dated and shall clearly identify the organization submitting the report. The manufacturer shall afford the inspector a9999 reasonable facilities to satisfy him that the material is being furnished in accordance with this specication.

Permissible Variation in Outside Diameter Flattening Test Requirements All defective items shall be replaced with acceptable items prior to lot acceptance.