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The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) have cooperated for more than fifty years in the preparation of material specifications adequate for safety in the field of pressure equipment for ferrous and nonferrous materials, contained in Section II (Part A - Ferrous and Part B - Nonferrous) of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.

From the preceding, it is evident that many of the material specifications were prepared by the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Committees, then subsequently, by cooperative action, modified and identified as ASTM specifications. Section II, Parts A and B, currently contain many material specifications which are identical with the corresponding ASTM specifications and some which have been modified for Code usage.

In 1969, the American Welding Society began publication of specifications for welding rods, electrodes, and filler metals, hitherto issued by ASTM. The Boiler and Pressure Vessel Committee has recognized this new arrangement, and is now working with AWS on these specifications. Section II, Part C, contains the welding material specifications approved for Code use.

In 1992, the ASME Board of Pressure Technology Codes and Standards endorsed the use, of non-ASTM material for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code applications. It is the intent to follow the procedures and practices currently in use to implement the adoption of non-ASTM materials.

All identical specifications are indicated by the ASME/originating organization symbols. The specifications prepared and copyrighted by ASTM, AWS, and other originating organizations are reproduced in the Code with the permission of the respective Society. The ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Committee has given careful consideration to each new and revised specification, and has made such changes as they deemed necessary to make the specification adaptable for Code usage. In addition, ASME has furnished ASTM with the basic requirements that should govern many proposed new specifications. Joint action will continue an effort to make the ASTM, AWS, and ASME specifications identical.

To assure that there will be a clear understanding on the part of the users of Section II, ASME publishes both the identical specifications and those amended for Code usage in three parts every three years, in the same page size to match the other sections of the Code, and Addenda are issued annually to provide the latest changes in Section II specifications.

The ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code has been adopted into law by 48 states and many municipalities in the United States and by all of the Canadian Provinces.

Adopted ASTM specifications by ASME - listed by materials

Steel Pipe

SA-53  Pipe, Steel, Black and Hot-Dipped, Zinc-Coated Welded and Seamless

SA-106  Seamless Carbon Steel Pipe for High-Temp Service

SA-134  Pipe, Steel, Electric-Fusion (Arc)-Welded (Sizes NPS 16 and Over)

SA-135  Electric-Resistance-Welded Steel Pipe

SA-312/SA-312M  Seamless and Welded Austenitic Stainless Steel Pipe

SA-333/SA-333M  Seamless and Welded Steel Pipe for Low-Temp Service

SA-335/SA-335M  Seamless Ferritic Alloy-Steel Pipe for High-Temp Service

SA-358/SA-358M  Electric-Fusion-Welded Austenitic Chromium-Nickel Alloy Steel Pipe for High-Temp Service

SA-369/SA-369M  Carbon and Ferritic Alloy Steel Forged and Bored Pipe for High-Temp Service

SA-376/SA-376M  Seamless Austenitic Steel Pipe for High-Temp Central-Station Service

SA-409/SA-409M  Welded Large Diameter Austenitic Steel Pipe for Corrosive or High-Temp Service

SA-426  Centrifugally Cast Ferritic Alloy Steel Pipe for High-Temp Service

SA-430/SA-430M  Austenitic Steel Forged and Bored Pipe for High-Temp Service

SA-451  Centrifugally Cast Austenitic Steel Pipe for High-Temp Service

SA-452  Centrifugally Cast Austenitic Steel Cold-Wrought Pipe for High-Temp Service

SA-524  Seamless Carbon Steel Pipe for Atmospheric and Lower Temperatures

SA-530/SA-530M  General Requirements for Specialized Carbon and Alloy Steel Pipe

SA-587  Electric-Resistance-Welded Low-Carbon Steel Pipe for the Chemical Industry

SA-660  Centrifugally Cast Carbon Steel Pipe for High-Temp Service

SA-671  Electric-Fusion-Welded Steel Pipe for Atmospheric and Lower Temperatures

SA-672  Electric-Fusion-Welded Steel Pipe for High-Pressure Service at Moderate Temperatures

SA-691  Carbon and Alloy Steel Pipe, Electric-Fusion-Welded for High-Pressure Service at High Temperatures

SA-727/SA-727M  Forgings, Carbon Steel, for Piping Components With Inherent Notch Toughness

SA-731/SA-731M  Seamless, Welded Ferritic, and Martensitic Stainless Steel Pipe

SA-790/SA-790M  Seamless and Welded Ferritic /Austenitic Stainless Steel Pipe

SA-813/SA-813M  Single- or Double-Welded Austenitic Stainless Steel Pipe

SA-814/SA-814M  Cold-Worked Welded Austenitic Stainless Steel Pipe

Steel Tubes

SA-178/SA-178M  Electric-Resistance-Welded Carbon Steel and Carbon-Manganese Steel Boiler and Superheater Tubes

SA-179/SA-179M  Seamless Cold-Drawn Low-Carbon Steel Heat Exchanger and Condenser Tubes

SA-192/SA-192M  Seamless Carbon Steel Boiler Tubes for High-Pressure Service

SA-199/SA-199M  Seamless Cold-Drawn Intermediate Alloy Steel Heat Exchanger and Condenser Tubes

SA-209/SA-209M  Seamless Carbon-Molybdenum Alloy-Steel Boiler and Superheater Tubes

SA-210/SA-210M  Seamless Medium-Carbon Steel Boiler and Superheater Tubes

SA-213/SA-213M  Seamless Ferritic and Austenitic Alloy Steel Boiler, Superheater, and Heat Exchanger Tubes

SA-214/SA-214M  Electric-Resistance-Welded Carbon Steel Heat-Exchanger and Condenser Tubes

SA-226/SA-226M  Electric-Resistance-Welded Carbon Steel Boiler and Superheater Tubes for High Pressure Service

SA-249/SA-249M  Welded Austenitic Steel Boiler, Superheater, Heat Exchanger, and Condenser Tubes

SA-250/SA-250M  Electric-Resistance-Welded Ferritic Alloy Steel Boiler and Superheater Tubes

SA-268/SA-268M  Seamless and Welded Ferritic and Martensitic Stainless Steel Tubing for General Service

SA-334/SA-334M  Seamless and Welded Carbon and Alloy Steel Tubes for Low-Temp Service

SA-423/SA-423M  Seamless and Electric Welded Low-Alloy Steel Tubes

SA-450/SA-450M  General Requirements for Carbon, Ferritic Alloy, and Austenitic Alloy Steel Tubes

SA-556/SA-556M  Seamless Cold-Drawn Carbon Steel Feedwater Heater Tubes

SA-557/SA-557M  Electric-Resistance-Welded Carbon Steel Feedwater Heater Tubes

SA-688/SA-688M  Welded Austenitic Stainless Steel Feedwater Heater Tubes

SA-789/SA-789M  Seamless and Welded Ferritic /Austenitic Stainless Steel Tubing for General Service

SA-803/SA-803M  Welded Ferritic Stainless Steel Feedwater Heater Tubes

Steel Flanges, Fittings, Valves, and Parts

SA-105/SA-105M  Carbon Steel Forgings, for Piping Applications

SA-181/SA-181M  Carbon Steel Forgings, for General-Purpose Piping

SA-182/SA-182M  Forged or Rolled Alloy Steel Pipe Flanges, Forged Fittings, and Valves and Parts for High-Temp Service

SA-216/SA-216M  Steel Castings, Carbon, Suitable for Fusion Welding for High-Temp Service

SA-217/SA-217M  Steel Castings, Martensitic Stainless and Alloy, for Pressure Containing Parts Suitable for High-Temp Service

SA-232  Chromium-Vanadium Alloy Steel Valve Spring Quality Wire

SA-234/SA-234M  Piping Fittings of Wrought Carbon Steel and Alloy for Moderate and Elevated Temperatures

SA-350/SA-350M  Forgings, Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel, Requiring Notch Toughness Testing for Piping Components

SA-351/SA-351M  Castings, Austenitic, Austenitic-Ferritic (Duplex), for Pressure-Containing Parts

SA-352/SA-352M  Steel Castings, Ferritic and Martensitic, for Pressure Containing Parts, Suitable for Low Temperature Service

SA-403/SA-403M  Wrought Austenitic Stainless Steel Piping Fittings

SA-420/SA-420M  Piping Fittings of Wrought Carbon Steel and Alloy Steel for Low-Temp Service

SA-522/SA-522M  Forged or Rolled 8 and 9% Nickel Alloy Steel Flanges, Fittings, Valves, and Parts for Low-Temp Service

SA-592/SA-592M  High-Strength Quenched and Tempered Low-Alloy Steel Forged Fittings and Parts for Pressure Vessels

SA-815/SA-815M  Wrought Ferritic, Ferritic /Austenitic, and Martensitic Stainless Steel Piping Fittings

SA-905  Steel Wire, Pressure Vessel Winding

Steel Plates, Sheets, and Strip for Pressure Vessels

SA-20/SA-20M  General Requirements for Steel Plates for Pressure Vessels

SA-202/SA-202M  Pressure Vessel Plates, Alloy Steel, Chromium-Manganese-Silicon

SA-203/SA-203M  Pressure Vessel Plates, Alloy Steel, Nickel

SA-204/SA-204M  Pressure Vessel Plates, Alloy Steel, Molybdenum

SA-225/SA-225M  Pressure Vessel Plates, Alloy Steel, Manganese-Vanadium-Nickel

SA-240  Heat-Resisting Chromium and Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip for Pressure Vessels

SA-263  Corrosion-Resisting Chromium Steel Clad Plate, Sheet, and Strip

SA-264  Stainless Chromium-Nickel Steel Clad Plate, Sheet, and Strip

SA-265  Nickel and Nickel-Base Alloy Clad Steel Plate

SA-285/SA-285M  Pressure Vessel Plates, Carbon Steel, Low- and Intermediate-Tensile Strength

SA-299/SA-299M  Pressure Vessel Plates, Carbon Steel, Manganese-Silicon

SA-302/SA-302M  Pressure Vessel Plates, Alloy Steel, Manganese-Molybdenum and Manganese-Molybdenum-Nickel

SA-353/SA-353M  Pressure Vessel Plates, Alloy Steel, 9 Percent Nickel, Double-Normalized and Tempered

SA-387/SA-387M  Pressure Vessel Plates, Alloy Steel, Chromium-Molybdenum

Steel Castings

SA-216/SA-216M  Steel Castings, Carbon, Suitable for Fusion Welding for High-Temp Service

SA-217/SA-217M  Steel Castings, Martensitic Stainless and Alloy, for Pressure-Containing Parts Suitable for High-Temp Service

SA-351/SA-351M  Castings, Austenitic, Austenitic-Ferritic (Duplex), for Pressure-Containing Parts

SA-352/SA-352M  Steel Castings, Ferritic and Martensitic, for Pressure-Containing Parts, Suitable for Low Temperature Service

SA-487/SA-487M  Steel Castings Suitable for Pressure Service

SA-494/SA-494M  Castings, Nickel and Nickel Alloy

SA-609  Castings, Carbon, Low Alloy, and Martensitic Stainless Steel, Ultrasonic Examination Thereof

SA-667/SA-667M  Centrifugally Cast Dual Metal (Gray and White Cast Iron) Cylinders

SA-703/SA-703M  Steel Castings, General Requirements, for Pressure-Containing Parts

SA-747/SA-747M  Precipitation Hardening Stainless Steel Castings

SA-781/SA-781M  Castings, Steel and Alloy, Common Requirements, for General Industrial Use

Corrosion-Resisting and Heat-Resisting Steels

SA-182/SA-182M  Forged or Rolled Alloy Steel Pipe Flanges, Forged Fittings, and Valves and Parts for High-Temp Service

SA-193/SA-193M  Alloy Steel and Stainless Steel Bolting Materials for High-Temp Service

SA-194/SA-194M  Carbon and Alloy Steel Nuts for Bolts for High-Pressure and High-Temp Service

SA-213/SA-213M  Seamless Ferritic and Austenitic Alloy Steel Boiler, Superheater, and Heat Exchanger Tubes

SA-216/SA-216M  Steel Castings, Carbon, Suitable for Fusion Welding for High-Temp Service

SA-217/SA-217M  Steel Castings, Martensitic Stainless and Alloy, for Pressure Containing Parts Suitable for High-Temp Service

SA-240  Heat-Resisting Chromium and Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip for Pressure Vessels

SA-249/SA-249M  Welded Austenitic Steel Boiler, Superheater, Heat Exchanger, and Condenser Tubes

SA-263  Corrosion-Resisting Chromium Steel Clad Plate, Sheet, and Strip

SA-264  Stainless Chromium-Nickel Steel Clad Plate, Sheet, and Strip

SA-265  Nickel and Nickel-Base Alloy Clad Steel Plate

SA-268/SA-268M  Seamless and Welded Ferritic and Martensitic Stainless Steel Tubing for General Service

SA-312/SA-312M  Seamless and Welded Austenitic Stainless Steel Pipe

SA-320/SA-320M  Alloy Steel Bolting Materials for Low-Temp Service

SA-336/SA-336M  Alloy Steel Forgings for Pressure and High-Temp Parts

SA-351/SA-351M  Castings, Austenitic, Austenitic-Ferritic (Duplex), for Pressure-Containing Parts

SA-358/SA-358M  Electric-Fusion-Welded Austenitic Chromium-Nickel Alloy Steel Pipe for High-Temp Service

SA-369/SA-369M  Carbon and Ferritic Alloy Steel Forged and Bored Pipe for High-Temp Service

SA-376/SA-376M  Seamless Austenitic Steel Pipe for High-Temp Central-Station Service

SA-403/SA-403M  Wrought Austenitic Stainless Steel Piping Fittings

SA-409/SA-409M  Welded Large Diameter Austenitic Steel Pipe for Corrosive or High-Temp Service

SA-426  Centrifugally Cast Ferritic Alloy Steel Pipe for High-Temp Service

SA-430/SA-430M  Austenitic Steel Forged and Bored Pipe for High-Temp Service

SA-437/SA-437M  Alloy Steel Turbine-Type Bolting Material Specially Heat Treated for High-Temp Service

SA-451  Centrifugally Cast Austenitic Steel Pipe for High-Temp Service

SA-452  Centrifugally Cast Austenitic Steel Cold-Wrought Pipe for High-Temp Service

SA-479/SA-479M  Stainless Steel Bars and Shapes for Use in Boilers and Other Pressure Vessels

SA-484/SA-484M  General Requirements for Stainless and Heat-Resisting Bars, Billets, and Forgings

SA-515/SA-515M  Pressure Vessel Plates, Carbon Steel, for Intermediate- and Higher-Temperature Service

SA-564/SA-564M  Hot-Rolled and Cold-Finished Age-Hardening Stainless and Heat-Resisting Steel Bars and Shapes

SA-638/SA-638M  Precipitation Hardening Iron Base Superalloy Bars, Forgings, and Forging Stock for High-Temp Service

SA-660  Centrifugally Cast Carbon Steel Pipe for High-Temp Service

SA-666  Austenitic Stainless Steel, Sheet, Strip, Plate and Flat Bar

SA-691  Carbon and Alloy Steel Pipe, Electric-Fusion-Welded for High-Pressure Service at High Temperatures

SA-705/SA-705M  Age-Hardening Stainless and Heat-Resisting Steel Forgings

SA-789/SA-789M  Seamless and Welded Ferritic /Austenitic Stainless Steel Tubing for General Service

SA-790/SA-790M  Seamless and Welded Ferritic /Austenitic Stainless Steel Pipe

SA-814/SA-814M  Cold-Worked Welded Austenitic Stainless Steel Pipe

SA-815/SA-815M  Wrought Ferritic, Ferritic /Austenitic, and Martensitic Stainless Steel Piping Fittings

Wrought Iron, Cast Iron, and Malleable Iron

SA-47  Ferritic Malleable Iron Castings

SA-278  Gray Iron Castings for Pressure Containing Parts for Temperatures Up to 650°F

SA-395  Ferritic Ductile Iron Pressure-Retaining Castings for Use at Elevated Temperatures

SA-476  Ductile Iron Castings for Paper Mill Dryer Rolls

SA-748/SA-748M  Statically Cast Chilled White Iron-Gray Iron Dual Metal Rolls for Pressure Vessel Use

SA-834  Common Requirements for Iron Castings for General Industrial Use

Methods

SA-275/SA-275M  Magnetic Particle Examination of Steel Forgings

SA-370  Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products

SA-388/SA-388M  Ultrasonic Examination of Heavy Steel Forgings

SA-435/SA-435M  Straight-Beam Ultrasonic Examination of Steel Plates

SA-577/SA-577M  Ultrasonic Angle-Beam Examination of Steel Plates

SA-578/SA-578M  Straight-Beam Ultrasonic Examination of Plain and Clad Steel Plates for Special Applications

SA-745/SA-745M  Ultrasonic Examination of Austenitic Steel Forgings

SA-751  Test Methods, Practices, and Terminology for Chemical Analysis of Steel Products

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