Codes and Standards
Piping codes and standards - ASME, ANSI, ASTM, AGA, API, AWWA, BS, ISO, DIN and more..
American vs. British Piping Standards
US American (ASTM) vs. British (BSi) piping standards - specifications, grades and material descriptions.
ANSI - American National Standards Institute
ANSI provides a forum for development of American national standards.
ANSI Schedule 40 Steel Pipes - Dimensions
Internal and external diameters, areas, weights, volumes and number of threads for ANSI schedule 40 steel pipes.
ANSI Schedule 80 Steel Pipes - Dimensions
Internal and external diameters, areas, weights, volumes and number of threads for schedule 80 steel pipes.
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 safety rules governing 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 Pressure Piping - Overview
A survey of one of the most important pressure pipe codes - ASME B31, earlier known as ANSI B31.
ASME B31.9 Building Services Piping - Working Pressure and Temperature Limits
The working pressure and temperature limits of ASME Code B31.9 - Building Services Piping.
ASME/ANSI B16 Standards for Pipes and Fittings
The ASME B16 standards covers pipes and fittings in cast iron , cast bronze, wrought copper and steel.
ASME/ANSI B36.10/19 - Carbon, Alloy and Stainless Steel Pipes - Dimensions - Metric Units
Pipe sizes, inside and outside diameters, wall thickness, schedules, weight and weight of pipe filled with water - Metric Units.
ASTM Cross Reference Material Specifications
Cross reference for fittings, flanges, unions and cast and foged valves.
ASTM D2846 - CPVC Plastic Hot and Cold Water Distribution Tubes - Dimensions
Dimensions of CTS - Copper Tube Sized CPVC (Chlorinated Poly Vinyl Chloride) tubes.
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 services, 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.
BSi - Pipe, Tube and Fittings Standards and Specifications
British standards and specifications for pipe, tube and fittings.
Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel Classifications
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 Steel Pipes - Comparing American & European Standards
Comparing standards of carbon steel pipes from USA, Germany, UK and Sweden.
The four basic types of cast iron - white iron, gray iron, ductile iron and malleable iron.
DIN - Pipe, Tube and Fittings Standards and Specifications
Deutsches Institut für 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.
EN 10255 - Non-alloy Steel Tubes for Welding and Threading - Dimensions
Dimensions and weights of steel tubes according BS EN 10255.
Fiberglass Pipes - common Standards
Commonly used standards for fiberglass pipes and their applications.
Flanges - API vs. ASME/ANSI
API and ASME/ANSI flanges - comparing dimensions and pressure ratings.
Fluids - Identity Colors
Identifying colors used for fluid piping systems.
Commonly used HVAC abbreviations.
ISO - Pipe, Tube and Fittings Standards and Specifications
International Organization for Standardization - ISO - pipe, tube and fittings standards and specifications.
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
Japanese Standards Association - JSA.
JIS - Pipe, Tube and Fittings Standards
Japanese industrial pipe, tube and fittings standards and specifications from the Japanese Standards Association - JAS.
The corrosion engineering and science community.
NDT - Non Destructive Testing
Non-destructive construction testing.
Pipe Class Ratings vs. Pressure Numbers (PN)
Pressure numbers (PN) vs. flange class designations.
Pipe Legends - Identification Scheme
Color codes, field and legend.
Pipes and Equipment - Identification Labels
Tags and label colors used for mechanical, plumbing and piping systems.
Piping - Codes & Standards
Piping codes and standards.
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 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.
Stainless Steel Pipes - American vs. European Standards
American - US - vs. European - German, British (UK) and Swedish - stainless steel pipe standards.
Steel Pipe Standardization Organizations
World wide steel pipe standardization organizations.
Threaded & Socket Welded Steel Fittings - Pressure Classes vs. Schedules
Pressure classes, schedules and weights of pipes for threaded & socket welded fittings.