SA210 A1 boiler tubes

SA210 boiler tubes are medium carbon steel Seamless Tubing used in boilers, boiler flues, super heaters.

SA210 A1 boiler tubes are specifically designed for high-temperature service and are often used in hot water and steam systems.

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ASTM A210 seamless medium carbon steel boiler and superheater tubes

Seamless medium carbon steel pipe for boiler tube and boiler flue pipe, including a minimum wall thickness of the security side, the dome and the support tube and superheater tubes.

Delivery Condition: Annealed, Normalized, Normalized and Tempered

Surface treatment: Oil-dip, Varnish, Passivation, Phosphating, Shot Blasting

Application: For high, middle, low pressure boiler and pressure purpose

Scope

1.1 This specification2 covers minimum-wall-thickness, seamless medium-carbon steel, boiler tubes and boiler flues, including safe ends (see Note 1), arch and stay tubes, and superheater tubes.

NOTE 1: This type is not suitable for safe ending by forge welding.

1.2 The tubing sizes and thicknesses usually furnished to this specification are 1/2 in. to 5 in. [12.7 to 127 mm] in outside diameter and 0.035 to 0.500 in. [0.9 to 12.7 mm], inclusive, in minimum wall thickness. Tubing having other dimensions may be furnished, provided such tubes comply with all other requirements of this specification.

1.3 Mechanical property requirements do not apply to tubing smaller than 1/8 in. [3.2 mm] in inside diameter or 0.015 in. [0.4 mm] in thickness.

1.4 This specification covers grades A-1 and C of Seamless Medium-Carbon Boiler and Superheater Tubes with different chemical and tensile requirements. (Table 1, Table 3, and Section 11.)

1.5 The values stated in either inch-pound units or SI units are to be regarded separately as standard. Within the text, the SI units are shown in brackets. The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in nonconformance with the specification. The inch-pound units shall apply unless the “M” designation of this specification is specified in the order.

1.6 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

PMI

ASTM A210 Grade C tube PMI
ASTM A210 Grade C tube PMI
ASTM A210 Grade C tube PMI
ASTM A210 Grade C tube PMI
ASTM A210 Grade C tube PMI
ASTM A210 Grade C tube PMI

Size Meassurement

ASTM A210 Grade C tube size measurement
ASTM A210 Grade C tube size measurement
ASTM A210 Grade C tube size measurement

Chemical Components (%) of ASTM A210

Steel Grade C Si Mn S P
A210 A1/ SA-210A1 ≤0.27 ≥0.10 ≤0.93 0.020 0.025
A210C/ SA-210C ≤0.35 ≥0.10 0.29-1.06 0.020 0.025

Mechanical Properties of ASTM A210

Grade Tensile strength
(Mpa)
Yield point(Mpa)
not less than
Elongation(%)
not less than
Impact(J)
not less than
Hardness
not less than
A210 A1/ SA-210A1 ≥415 255   " 79HRB
A210C/ SA-210C ≥485 275   " 89HRB

Outside Diameter & Tolerance

Hot rolled Outside Diameter, mm Tolerance, mm
OD≤101.6 +0.4/-0.8
101.6<OD≤127 +0.4/-1.2
Cold Drawn Outside Diameter, mm Tolerance, mm
OD<25.4 ±0.10
25.4≤OD≤38.1 ±0.15
38.1<OD<50.8 ±0.20
50.8≤OD<63.5 ±0.25
63.5≤OD<76.2 ±0.30
76.2≤OD≤101.6 ±0.38
101.6<OD≤127 +0.38/-0.64

Wall thickness & Tolerance

Hot rolled Outside Diameter , mm Tolerance, %
OD≤101.6, WT≤2.4 +40/-0
OD≤101.6, 2.4<WT≤3.8 +35/-0
OD≤101.6, 3.8<WT≤4.6 +33/-0
OD≤101.6, WT>4.6 +28/-0
OD>101.6, 2.4<WT≤3.8 +35/-0
OD>101.6, 3.8<WT≤4.6 +33/-0
OD>101.6, WT>4.6 +28/-0
Cold Drawn Outside Diameter , mm Tolerance, %
OD≤38.1 +20/-0
OD>38.1 +22/-0

Tolerances of Length

Method of
Manufacture
Outside
Diameter,
in. [mm]
Cut Length,in. [mm]
Over Under
Seamless, hot-finished All sizes 3 ⁄ 16 [5] 0 [0]
Seamless, cold-finished Under 2 [50.8] 1 ⁄ 8 [3] 0 [0]
2 [50.8] and over 3 ⁄ 16 [5] 0 [0]
2 [50.8] and over 3 ⁄ 16 [5] 0 [0]

Both ends of each crate will indicate the order no., heat no., dimensions, weight and bundles or as requested.

Mechanical Tests Required

(1)Tension Test—One tension test shall be made on a specimen for lots of not more than 50 tubes. Tension tests shall be made on specimens from two tubes for lots of more than 50 tubes.
(2)Flattening Test—One flattening test shall be made on specimens from each end of one finished tube from each lot.
(3)Flaring Test—One flaring test shall be made on speci- mens from each end of the one finished tube from each lot.
(4)Hardness Test—Brinell or Rockwell hardness tests shall be made on specimens from two tubes from each lot.
(5)Hydrostatic or Nondestructive Electric Test—Each tube shall be subjected to the hydrostatic.

ASTM A210 / A210M Flattening Test

One flattening test shall be made on specimens from each end of one finished tube from each lot, but not the one used for the flaring test. Tears or breaks occurring at the 12 or 6 o’clock positions on Grade C tubing with sizes of 2.375 in. [60.3 mm] in outside diameter and smaller shall not be considered a basis for rejection.

ASTM A210 / A210M Flaring Test

One flaring test shall be made on specie- men from each end of the one finished tube from each lot, but not the one used for the flattening test.

Ordering Information

Orders for ASTM A210 / A210M, ASME SA210 should include the following, as required, to describe the desired material adequately:

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Variable wall thicknesses

Variable wall thicknesses

Drilling / stamping / lasering

Drilling / stamping / lasering

Peeling / roller burnishing

Peeling / roller burnishing

Cold forming

Cold forming

Cutting

Cutting

Beveling

Beveling

Deburring

Deburring

Thread rolling / threading

Thread rolling / threading

Partial hardening

Partial hardening

Turning / milling / grinding

Turning / milling / grinding

Reducing / expanding

Reducing / expanding

Machining

Machining

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Application

Alloy steel pipes are ideally suitable for chemical, petrochemicals, and other energy-related applications.

The alloy steel pipe adopts high quality carbon steel, alloy structural steel and stainless & heat resisting steel as raw material through hot rolling or cold drawn to be made.

Alloy steel can be used in process area where carbon steel has limitation such as

As an important element of steel products, alloy steel pipe can be divided into seamless steel pipe and welded steel pipe according to the manufacturing technique and tube billet shape.

Here you can see the common alloy steel grade that you will come across.

Why the application of alloy steel pipe is wider than others

There are many kinds of materials used for transport in industrial production. Specifically we will have more choices and it is not limited to the use of alloy steel pipe. But even in the face of more choices, many people tend to choose alloy steel pipe. People make their own choices will have their own reasons. This means the alloy steel pipe application has its own advantages. Compared with transmission lines made of other materials, after it meets the basic application requirements, its quantity is lighter. Then in the practical application of alloy steel pipe, it will have more advantages because of this. Besides its physical characteristic advantage, it also has economic advantages. The wide application of alloy steel pipe is with kinds of reasons. So in practical usage, we can exploit the advantages to the full, in this way can we get more profits in these applications of alloy steel pipe.

What requirements should alloy steel pipe application meet

The transportation of kinds of gases or liquids in production needs to rely on alloy steel pipe. This shows that the actual role of alloy steel pipe application is important. High temperature resistant and low temperature resistant is the tolerance of temperature. In the practical application of alloy steel pipe, there will be many materials need to be transported. However their temperatures are not the same. So this can be the basic requirement to alloy steel pipe. It needs more corrosion resistance. Corrosion resistant material is the best material during transporting, because it is corrosion resistant. So it can be used in more occasions. And it is definitely very convenient for users.

The biggest advantages of alloy steel pipe

Can be 100% recycled, environmentally friendly, energy-saving, resource conservation, national strategy, national policy to encourage the expansion of the field of application of high-pressure alloy pipe. Of alloy steel pipe total consumption accounted steel in the proportion is only half of the developed countries, to expand the field of use of the alloy steel pipe to provide a wider space for the development of the industry. The future needs of the average annual growth of China’s high-pressure alloy steel pipe long products up to 10-12%.

Specification, standard and identification of alloy steel pipes

Alloy Steel pipe contains substantial quantities of elements other than carbon such as nickel, chromium, silicon, manganese, tungsten, molybdenum, vanadium and limited amounts of other commonly accepted elements such as manganese, sulfur, silicon, and phosphorous.

Industries We Serve

Our team of experienced sales specialists proudly partners with gas and chemical processors, power generation plants, oil refineries, and related industries to offer piping components and value-added services.

The biggest advantages of alloy steel pipe can be 100% recycled, environmentally friendly, energy-saving, resource conservation, national strategy, national policy to encourage the expansion of the field of application of high-pressure alloy pipe. Of alloy tube total consumption accounted steel in the proportion is only half of the developed countries, to expand the field of use of the alloy tube to provide a wider space for the development of the industry. According to the Chinese Special Steel Association alloy pipe Branch Expert Group, the future needs of the average annual growth of China’s high-pressure alloy pipe long products up to 10-12%.

Alloying Elements

Commonly used alloying elements and their effects are listed in the table given below.

Alloying Elements Effect on the Properties
Chromium Increases Resistance to corrosion   and oxidation. Increases hardenability and wear resistance. Increases high   temperature strength.
Nickel Increases hardenability. Improves   toughness. Increases impact strength at low temperatures.
Molybdenum Increases hardenability, high   temperature hardness, and wear resistance. Enhances the effects of other   alloying elements. Eliminate temper brittleness in steels. Increases high   temperature strength.
Manganese Increases hardenability. Combines   with sulfur to reduce its adverse effects.
Vanadium Increases hardenability, high   temperature hardness, and wear resistance. Improves fatigue resistance.
Titanium Strongest carbide former. Added to   stainless steel to prevent precipitation of chromium carbide.
Silicon Removes oxygen in steel making.   Improves toughness. Increases hardness ability
Boron Increases hardenability. Produces   fine grain size.
Aluminum Forms nitride in nitriding steels.   Produces fine grain size in casting. Removes oxygen in steel melting.
Cobalt Increases heat and wear   resistance.
Tungsten Increases hardness at elevated   temperatures. Refines grain size.

【H】 Ceramic lined pipe

Ceramic lined pipe is made through self-propagating high-temperature synthesis (SHS) technique.

【H】 Cast basalt lined steel pipe

Cast basalt lined steel pipe is composed by lined with cast basalt pipe, outside steel pipe and cement mortar filling between the two layers.

【H】 Ceramic Tile Lined Pipes

Ceramic tile lined pipes have very uniform coating of specially formulated ceramic material that is affixed to the inner of the pipe.

【H】 Rare earth alloy wear-resistant pipe

The material of the rare earth alloy wear-resistant pipe is ZG40CrMnMoNiSiRe, which is also the grade of rare earth alloy steel.

【H】 Tubes Erosion Shields

Tubes Erosion Shields are used to protect boiler tubing from the highly erosive effects of high temperatures and pressures thereby greatly extending tube life.

【H】 ASTM A213 T91 Alloy Tube

The ASTM A213 T91 seamless tubes are primarily used for boiler, superheater, and heat-exchanger.

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