Standard Specification for Steel Rivets and Bars for Rivets, Pressure Vessels
|Publication Date:||1 August 2004|
|ICS Code (Rivets):||21.060.40|
This specification2 covers steel rivets for use in boilers and pressure vessels and steel bars for use in the manufacture of rivets.
Two grades are covered:
Grade A-Bars having a yield point of 23 000 psi (160 MPa) minimum with no controls on carbon content.
Grade B-Bars having a yield point of 29 000 psi (200 MPa) minimum with carbon 0.28 % maximum.
Rivets are manufactured from the applicable bar grade.
The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
*A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard.
2 For ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code applications see related Specification SA-31 in Section II of that Code.