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Codes and Standards Piping codes and standards - ASME, ANSI, ASTM, AGA, API, AWWA, BS, ISO,

DIN and more.. Sponsored Links ANSI - American National Standards Institute ANSI provides a forum for development of American national standards ASME - American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASME is one of the leading organizations in the world developing codes and standards ASME - International Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code The International Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code establishes rules of safety governing the design, fabrication, and inspection of boilers and pressure vessels, and nuclear power plant components during construction ASME - Performance Test Codes The ASME Performance Test Codes provide standard directions and rules for conducting and reporting tests ASME B31 - Standards of Pressure Piping A survey of one of the most important pressure pipe codes - ASME B31, earlier known as ANSI B31 ASME B31.9 - Working Pressure and Temperature Limits The working pressure and temperature limits of ASME Code B31.9 - Building Services Piping ASME/ANSI B16 - Standards of Pipes and Fittings The ASME B16 Standards covers pipes and fittings in cast iron , cast bronze, wrought copper and steel ASTM International ASTM International - American Society for Testing and Materials - is a scientific and technical organization that develops and publishes voluntary standards on the characteristics of material, products, systems and services ASTM International - Standards for Steel Pipes, Tubes and Fittings The ASTM standards covers various types of steel pipes, tubes and fittings for high-temperature service, ordinary use and special applications such as fire protection use ASTM International - Volume 01.01 Steel - Piping, Tubing, Fittings An overview of the ASTM Volume 01.01 standard Sponsored Links BSi - Pipe, Tube and Fittings Standards and Specifications British standards and specifications for pipe, tube and fittings Bronze Flanges - ASME/ANSI 150 lb Flange diameters, thickness, bolt circles, numbers and diameters of bolts for ASME/ANSI B16.15 - Cast Bronze Threaded Fittings - 150 lb Bronze flanges with plain faces Bronze Flanges - ASME/ANSI 300 lb Flange diameters, thickness, bolt circles, numbers and diameter of bolts for ASME/ANSI B16.15 - Cast Bronze Threaded Fittings - 300 lb Bronze Flanges with plain faces CTS CPVC Tube Dimensions CTS (Copper Tube Size) CPVC tubes according ASTM D 2846 Carbon Steel Flanges - Pressure and Temperature Ratings Maximum temperature and pressure ratings of flanges conforming dimensions ASME B16.5 and materials specification ASTM A-105 Carbon Steel Pipes - Comparing American & European Specifications Comparing standards of carbon steel pipes from USA, Germany, UK and Sweden Carbon and Low-Alloy Steels Classification

Steel is considered to be carbon steel when no minimum content is specified or required for chromium, cobalt, columbium (niobium), molybdenum, nickel, titanium, tungsten, vanadium or zirconium Carbon and Stainless Steel Flanges - ASME/ANSI Class 150 ASME/ANSI B16.5-1996 Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings - Class 150 Flanges - outside and inside diameters, bolt circles, numbers and diameters of bolts Carbon and Stainless Steel Flanges - ASME/ANSI Class 1500 ASME/ANSI B16.5-1996 Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings - Class 1500 Flanges - outside and inside diameters, bolt circles, numbers and diameters of bolts Carbon and Stainless Steel Flanges - ASME/ANSI Class 2500 ASME/ANSI B16.5-1996 Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings - Class 2500 Flanges - outside and inside diameters, bolt circles, numbers and diameters of bolts Carbon and Stainless Steel Flanges - ASME/ANSI Class 300 ASME/ANSI B16.5-1996 Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings - Class 300 Flanges - outside and inside diameters, bolt circles, numbers and diameters of bolts Carbon and Stainless Steel Flanges - ASME/ANSI Class 400 ASME/ANSI B16.5-1996 Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings - Class 400 Flanges - outside and inside diameters, bolt circles, numbers and diameters of bolts Carbon and Stainless Steel Flanges - ASME/ANSI Class 600 ASME/ANSI B16.5-1996 Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings - Class 600 Flanges - outside and inside diameters, bolt circles, numbers and diameters of bolts Carbon and Stainless Steel Flanges - ASME/ANSI Class 900 ASME/ANSI B16.5-1996 Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings - Class 900 Flanges - outside and inside diameters, bolt circles, numbers and diameters of bolts Carbon and Stainless Steel Welding Neck Flange Bores Flange bores of welding neck flanges according ASME/ANSI B16.5-1996 Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings Cast Iron There are four basic types of cast iron - white iron, gray iron, ductile iron and malleable iron Cast Iron Flanges - ASME/ANSI Class 125 ASME/ANSI B16.1 - 1998 - Cast Iron Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings - Class 125 Flanges - outside and inside diameters, bolt circles, numbers and diameters of bolts Cast Iron Flanges - ASME/ANSI Class 25 ASME/ANSI B16.1 - 1998 - Cast Iron Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings - Class 25 Flanges - outside and inside diameters, bolt circles, numbers and diameters of bolts Cast Iron Flanges - ASME/ANSI Class 250 ASME/ANSI B16.1 - 1998 - Cast Iron Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings - Class 250 Flanges - outside and inside diameters, bolt circles, numbers and diameters of bolts Comparing American and British Piping Standards Comparing US American (ASTM) and British (BSi) piping standards - specifications, grades and material descriptions Cross Reference of ASTM Material Specifications Fittings, Flanges, Unions and Cast and Forged Valves DIN - Pipe, Tube and Fittings Standards and Specifications Deutsches Institut f r Normung - DIN - pipe, tube and fittings standards and specifications Download ANSI, American National Standards Institute, Standards ANSI is a private, not-for-profit, membership organization that acts not as a standards developer, but as a standards coordinating and approval body Fiberglass Pipes - common Standards

Commonly used standards for fiberglass pipes and their applications Flanges - API vs. ASME/ANSI Comparing API and ASME/ANSI flanges HVAC Abbreviations Some commonly used standard HVAC abbreviations ISO - Pipe, Tube and Fittings Standards and Specifications International Organization for Standardization - ISO - pipe, tube and fittings standards and specifications Identifying Colors of Typical Fluids Identifying colors of typical materials transported in piping systems JIS - Flanges, Bolts, Nuts, and Gaskets Standards Japanese industrial flanges, bolts, nuts, and gaskets standards and specifications from JAS - the Japanese Standards Association JIS - Japanese Industrial Standards The Japanese Standards Association - JSA JIS - Pipe, Tube and Fittings Standards Japanese industrial pipe, tube and fittings standards and specifications from JAS - the Japanese Standards Association Mechanical Properties Aluminum Pipes Aluminum pipes and mechanical properties like tensile strength. yield strength and more NACE International The corrosion engineering and science community NDT - Non Destructive Testing Non-destructive testing of constructions Pipe Legends - Identification Scheme for Piping Systems Color codes - field and legend Piping Class Ratings - Classes and Pressure Numbers (PN) Pressure numbers (PN) compared to flange class designations Piping Codes & Standards Piping codes and piping standards Piping and Equipment Identification Labels Mechanical - Plumbing Piping System Abbreviations and Letter - Tags and Label Coloring Stainless Steel - Comparing International Standards Comparing international stainless steel standards from America (US), France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, Spain, Sweden, England (UK) and the European Union Stainless Steel Pipes - Comparing American and European Standards Comparing American - US - and European - German, British (UK) and Swedish - stainless steel pipe standards Stainless Steels Classifications Stainless steels are commonly grouped into martensitic stainless steels, ferritic stainless steels, austenitic stainless steels, duplex (ferritic-austenitic) stainless steels, and precipitation-hardening stainless steels Steel Pipe Standardization Organizations The most important world wide steel pipe standardization organizations Steel Pipes Dimensions - ANSI Schedule 40 Internal and external diameters, areas, weights, volumes and number of threads for schedule 40 steel pipes Steel Pipes Dimensions - ANSI Schedule 80

Internal and external diameters, areas, weights, volumes and number of threads for schedule 80 steel pipes Steel Tubes BS 1387 (EN 10255) Dimensions and weights of steel tubes according BSi - BS 1387:1985 (EN 10255) Specification for screwed and socketed steel tubes and tubulars and for plain end steel tubes suitable for welding or for screwing to BS 21 pipe threads Threaded & Socket Welded Fittings - Pressure Classes and Schedules Pressure classes, schedules and weights of pipes for threaded & socket welded fittings