Standard Specification for Seamless and Welded Ferritic/Austenitic Stainless Steel Pipe
|Publication Date:||1 March 2004|
|ICS Code (Iron and steel pipes):||23.040.10|
Optional supplementary requirements are provided for pipe when a greater degree of testing is desired. These supplementary requirements call for additional tests to be made and, when desired, one or more of these may be specified in the order.
Appendix X1 of this specification lists the dimensions of welded and seamless stainless steel pipe as shown in ANSI B36.19. Pipe having other dimensions may be furnished provided such pipe complies with all other requirements of this specification.
The values stated in either inch-pound units or SI units are to be regarded separately as standard. Within the text, the SI units are shown in brackets. The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in nonconformance with the specification. The inch-pound units shall apply unless the M designation of this specification is specified in the order.
NOTE 1 - The dimensionless designator NPS (nominal pipe size) has been substituted in this standard for such traditional terms as nominal diameter, size, and nominal size.
Footnote * - A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard.
Footnote 2 - For ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code applications see related Specification SA-790 in Section II of that Code.