Carbon Steel Pipes - Comparing American & European Specifications

Comparing standards of carbon steel pipes from USA, Germany, UK and Sweden

The table below can be used to compare carbon steel piping standards from America - USA, and Europe - Germany, British (UK) and Sweden

USA UK Germany Sweden
ASTM A 53 BS3601 DIN 1629  
Grade A SMLS HFS 22 & CDS 22 St 35 SIS 1233-05
Grade B SMLS HFS 27 & CDS 27 St 45 SIS 1434-05
       
ASTM A 53 BS3601 DIN 1626  
Grade A ERW ERW 22 Blatt 3 St 34-2 ERW  
Grade B ERW ERW 27 Blatt 3 St 37-2 ERW  
       
ASTM A 53 BS3601 DIN 1626  
FBW BW 22 Blatt 3 St 34-2 FBW  
       
ASTM A 106 BS3602 DIN 17175 2)  
Grade A HFS 23 St 35-8 SIS 1233-06
Grade B HFS 27 St 45-8 SIS 1435-05
Grade C HFS 35    
       
ASTM A 134 BS3601 DIN 1626  
  EFW Blatt 2 EFW  
       
ASTM A 135 BS3601 DIN 1626  
Grade A ERW 22 Blatt 3 St 34-2 ERW SIS 1233-06
Grade B ERW 27 Blatt 3 St 37-2 ERW SIS 1434-06
       
ASTM A 139 BS3601 DIN 1626  
Grade A EFW 22 Blatt 2 St 37  
Grade B EFW 27 Blatt 2 St 42  
       
ASTM A 155 Class 2 BS3602 DIN 1626, Blatt 3 with certification C  
C45   St 34-2  
C50   St 37-2  
C55   St 42-2  
KC55 EFW 28 St 42-2 2)
KC60   St 42-2 2)  
KC65 EFW 28S St 52-2  
KC70   St 52-2  
       
API 5L BS3601 DIN 1629  
Grade A SMLS HFS 22 & CDS 22 St 35 SIS 1233-05
Grade B SMLS HFS 27 & CDS 27 St 45 SIS 1434-06 *
       
API 5L BS3601 DIN 1625  
Grade A ERW ERW 22 Blatt 3 St 34-2 ERW  
Grade B ERW ERW 27 1) Blatt 4 St 37-2 ERW  
       
API 5L BS3601 Double welded DIN 1626  
Grade A EFW ERW 22 Blatt 3 St 34-2 FW  
Grade B EFW ERW 27 1) Blatt 4 St 37-2 FW  
       
API 5L BS3601 DIN 1626  
FBW BW 22 Blatt 3 St 34-2 FBW  

1) Specify API 5L Grade B testing procedures for these steels

2) Specify SI-killed

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