ASTM A53 is a carbon steel alloy, used as structural steel or for low-pressure plumbing. The alloy specifications are set by ASTM International, in specification ASTM A53/A53M. This standard is issued under the fixed designation A53/A53M; the number 1 This specification is under the jurisdiction of ASTM Committee A01 on Steel. ASTM A53 / A53M Standard Specification for Pipe, Steel, Black and Hot-Dipped, Zinc-Coated, Welded and Seamless.
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ASTM A53 – Wikipedia
Work Item s – proposed revisions of this standard. The steel categorized in this standard must be open-hearth, basic-oxygen or electric-furnace processed and must have the following chemical requirements: The tubing shall undergo a seamless or welding process.
Tension, bend, and flattening tests shall be performed to make sure that it must adhere to the mechanical properties of the standard.
The hydrostatic test shall be applied, without leakage through the weld seam or the q53m body. Nondestructive electric test shall be made to make sure that the full volume of the pipe must be in accordance with the standard. The purchaser shall have the right to perform any of the asgm and tests set forth in this specification where deemed necessary to ensure that the pipe conforms to the specified requirements.
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It shall be permissible to furnish pipe having other dimensions provided that such pipe complies with all other requirements of this specification. Supplementary requirements of an optional nature are provided and shall apply only when specified by the purchaser.
ASTM A53 / A53M Standard specification
The term nominal wall thickness has been assigned for the purpose of convenient designation, existing in name only, and is used to distinguish it from the actual wall thickness, which may vary over or under the nominal wall thickness.
See Appendix X1 for definitions of types of pipe. It is suitable for welding, and suitable for forming operations involving coiling, bending, and flanging, subject to the following qualifications:.
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 non-conformance with a5m standard. 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 requirements prior to use. Such notes and footnotes, excluding those in tables and figures, do not contain any mandatory requirements. Referenced Documents purchase separately The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
Historical Version s – view previous versions of standard Work Item s – atsm revisions of this standard Translated Version s: It is suitable for welding, and suitable for forming operations involving coiling, bending, and flanging, subject to the following qualifications: Link to Active This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard.