Standard Specification for U-Bend Seamless Copper and Copper Alloy Heat Exchanger and Condenser Tubes
|Publication Date:||1 April 2008|
|ICS Code (Non-ferrous metal pipes):||23.040.15|
This specification2 establishes the requirements for condenser, evaporator, and heat exchanger U-bend tubes that are manufactured from seamless copper and copper alloy tube.
The following safety hazard caveat pertains only to the test methods described in 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 and health practices and to determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
Units-The values stated in either SI units or inchpound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in nonconformance with the standard.
This specification is applicable to product 2 in. [50 mm] or less, inclusive, in diameter.
The product shall be produced from one of the following coppers or copper alloys
*A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard.
2 For ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code applications see related Specification SB-395 in Section II of that Code.