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TABLE OF CONTENTS
1.0

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY .................................................................................................. 3

2.0

BACKGROUND ................................................................................................................ 3

3.0

BASIS ............................................................................................................................... 3
3.1
REFERENCES ...................................................................................................... 3
3.2
DEFINITIONS AND ACRONYMS ......................................................................... 5

4.0

STEEL............................................................................................................................... 6
4.1
TOPSIDES STRUCTURAL STEEL....................................................................... 6
4.2
MISCELLANEOUS STEEL AND OTHER MATERIAL .......................................... 6

5.0

TIMBER ............................................................................................................................ 7

6.0

FIBERGLASS ................................................................................................................... 7

7.0

SUBSTITUTION OF MATERIALS.................................................................................... 7

8.0

STORAGE OF MATERIALS ............................................................................................ 8

9.0

MATERIAL TRACEABILITY ............................................................................................ 8

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INSPECTION AND TESTING ........................................................................................... 8

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MATERIAL TYPES ........................................................................................................... 9

Tables
Table 11-1 Material Usage Requirements ................................................................................. 10
Table 11-2 Steel Specifications and Supplemental Requirements ............................................ 11

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
This document defines the minimum requirements for the manufacture and supply of steel
and miscellaneous materials to be used for offshore structures. Offshore structures include the
structural system of topsides modules, skid supported equipment, or packaged supported
equipment required for an FPSO.
This document covers steel materials required for topsides production / utility modules, pipe
rack modules, turret support structure (TSS), pipe rack, and vent/flare boom. It excludes the
hull steel including the hull, living quarters, helideck, crane pedestals, turret support
structure (TSS), module support stools, vent/flare boom foundation, turret mooring system
and other structural items attached to the ships hull.
Special arrangements for each project are covered in particular specifications which
supplement or amend this general specification.

2.0

BACKGROUND
Company facilities must meet minimum Industry standards to ensure that Quality, Health,
Safety, Environmental, and Operations goals are attained. Standard specifications are used to
communicate the minimum standards within the Company as well as to Suppliers and
Contractors.

3.0

BASIS
Industry codes, standards, and practices, as well as Company experience and preferences are
the basis for this document. The following references apply only as specified in the body of
this document. If the reference is not mentioned within, it is not applicable. Latest reference
editions, including addendum, in force at contract award apply. Reference requirement
conflicts shall be brought to Company attention for resolution. The most stringent
requirement of the following references applies unless otherwise specified in writing by the
Company.

3.1

REFERENCES

3.1.1

Company

Number / Identification

Title

None

3.1.2

Client

Number / Identification

Title

None

3.1.3

Industry Codes, Standards, Rules, and Regulations

Number / Identification

Title

ABS Publication 0002

Rules for Building and Classing Steel Vessels

ABS Publication 0063

Guide for Building and Classing Facilities on Offshore Installations

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ABS Publication 0082

Guide for Building and Classing Floating Production Installations

API Spec 2H

Carbon Manganese Steel Plate for Offshore Structures

API Spec 2MT1

Carbon Manganese Steel Plate with Improved Toughness for Offshore Structures

API Spec 2W

Specification for Steel Plates for Offshore Structures, Produced by Thermo-Mechanical


Control Processing (TMCP)

API Spec 2Y

Specification for Steel Plates, Quenched-and-Tempered, for Offshore Structures

API Spec 5L

Specification for Line Pipe

API Spec RP 2Z

Preproduction Qualification for Steel Plates for Offshore Structures

ASME B1.1

2003 Unified Inch Screw Threads (UN and UNR Thread Form)

ASTM A370-07b

Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products

ASTM A 490-08a

Standard Specification for Structural Bolts, Alloy Steel, Heat Treated, 150 ksi Minimum
Tensile Strength

ASTM A106/A106M-06a

Standard Specification for Seamless Carbon Steel Pipe for High-Temperature Service

ASTM A123/A123M-02

Standard Specification for Zinc (Hot-Dip Galvanized) Coatings on Iron and Steel
Products

ASTM A131/A131M-07

Standard Specification for Structural Steel for Ships

ASTM A320/A320M-07a

Standard Specification for Alloy-Steel and Stainless Steel Bolting Materials for LowTemperature Service

ASTM A325-07a

Standard Specification for Structural Bolts, Steel, Heat Treated, 120/105 ksi Minimum
Tensile Strength

ASTM A325M-07

Standard Specification for Structural Bolts, Steel, Heat Treated 830 MPa Minimum
Tensile Strength [Metric]

ASTM A340

Standard Terminology of Symbols and Definitions Related to Magnetic Testing

ASTM A36/A36M-05

Standard Specification for Carbon Structural Steel

ASTM A490M-04ae1

Standard Specification for High-Strength Steel Bolts, Classes 10.9 and 10.9.3, for
Structural Steel Joints [Metric]

ASTM A53/A53M-07

Standard Specification for Pipe, Steel, Black and Hot-Dipped, Zinc-Coated, Welded
and Seamless

ASTM A563

Standard Specification for Carbons and Alloy Steel Nuts

ASTM A572/A572M-07

Standard Specification for High-Strength Low-Alloy Columbium-Vanadium Structural


Steel

ASTM A578/A578M-07

Standard Specification for Straight-Beam Ultrasonic Examination of Rolled Steel Plates


for Special Applications

ASTM A6/A6M-07

Standard Specification for General Requirements for Rolled Structural Steel Bars,
Plates, Shapes, and Sheet Piling

ASTM D143

Standard Test Methods for Small Clear Speciments of Timber

ASTM D245

Standard Practice for Establishing Structural Grades and Related Allowable Properties
for Visually Graded Lumber

ASTM D2555

Standard Practice for Establishing Clear Wood Strength Values

ASTM E23

Standard Test Methods for Notch Bar Impact Testing of Metallic Materials

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ASTM E-84

Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Burning Materials

ASTM F436

Standard Specification for Hardened Steel Washers

EN 10204

Type of inspection documents

3.2

DEFINITIONS AND ACRONYMS


The following definitions apply within the body of this document:

Term

Definition

ABS

American Bureau of Shipping

ANSI

American National Standards Institute

API

American Petroleum Institute

ASME

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASTM

American Society for Testing and Materials

CA

Classification Authority

Client

MODEC Client and/or its assigns.

Company

MODEC International Inc and / or its assigns

ERW

Electric-Resistance Welded

Fabricator

Group responsible for the fabrication of the structures

Facility

Supplier or Subcontractor shop and/or any property owned by a Supplier or Subcontractor where any
portion of the work shall be performed.

FPSO

Floating, Production, Storage, and Offloading System

FRP

Fiber Reinforced Plastic

HFIW

High Frequecy Induction Welding

HSE

Health, Safety, and Environment

Hull Steel

The steel required for hull, living quarters, helideck, crane pedestals, module support stools, flare/vent
tower foundation and any other structural items attached to the ships hull excluding Topsides
Structural Steel.

Integration
Shipyard

Company responsible for integration of all Topsides Modules on the FPSO

Services

Any service or work performed by a Supplier that must comply with the requisition requirements or the
contract to procure, design, manufacture, and deliver the work.

Standards

Industry Codes, Standards, Guides, and Recommended Practices referenced herein, meaning the
latest issue or edition in force at the end of the Supplier bid validity date or the contract date.

Supplier

At quote stage: any entity invited to provide a quotation for the equipment and/or any Subcontractors
thereto.
At Purchase stage: any entity contracted for the supply of the equipment and/or any Subcontractors
thereto.
In all cases, the Supplier is responsible for performance of all Work and shall be the single point of
contact for all Work related issues. The Company shall not receive information from nor respond
directly to Subsuppliers.

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Definition

Turret Mooring This system is defined as the turret head, chain table, swivel access structure, swivel, mooring lines,
System
mooring suction piles, etc. required to: maintain vessel on station, allow weathervaning, allow fluid
transfer to production facilities and transfer of electrical, hydraulic and other control signals.
UV

Ultraviolet

Work

Any material, item, or service listed in the requisition or contract as being in the Suppliers Scope of
Supply

4.0

STEEL

4.1

TOPSIDES STRUCTURAL STEEL


Topsides Strutural Steel includes Topsides Pipe Racks, Production/Utility Modules, and
Vent/Flare Boom. Unless otherwise accepted in advance by the Company in writing, all
structural steel shall be new stock and shall meet the requirements of this specification as well
as ABS regulations for Offshore Installations. Mill certificates and traceability documents
shall be provided for all steel, and the system of traceability shall be acceptable to both the
Company and Classification Authority (CA). The origin of the furnished steel material
(plate, pipe shapes, etc.) shall be from Company and CA approved steel manufacturing mills.

4.2

MISCELLANEOUS STEEL AND OTHER MATERIAL

4.2.1

Gratings
Steel gratings and stair treads shall be non-skid, serrated and have a bar size of 38mm (1.5
inch) by 6mm (.25 inch) with spacing of 32mm (1 1/4 inch) on centers and cross bars at
102mm (4 inches) on centers. The span length shall not exceed 1200 mm (48 inches) and the
grating shall support the design loads.
Steel grating steel surfaces shall be heavy-duty galvanized with 518 g/meter (1.7 ounces of
zinc per square foot) in accordance with ASTM A123/A123M.
Steel grating treads and the edge of landings at the top of stairs shall be fitted with a non-skid,
cast abrasive nosing.
Grating Manufacturer, type, method of attaching, etc. shall be submitted to the Company for
approval.

4.2.2

Threaded Fasteners (for Structural Attachments)


Bolts, studs, and nuts shall be heavy hexagon pattern.
Threads shall be Coarse Thread Series conforming to ASME B1.1 or to another standard if
approved by the Company
Bolts, studs, and nuts 13mm ( inch) and smaller shall be Type 316 stainless steel (ASTM
A320/A320M, Grade B8M).
Bolts and studs larger than 13mm ( inch) shall conform to ASTM A325/A325M or ASTM
A490/A490M and shall be hot-dipped galvanized in accordance with ASTM A123/A123M.

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Nuts shall conform to ASTM A563 Grade C for ASTM A325 bolts or studs. For ASTM
A490 bolts or studs, nuts shall conform to ASTM A563 Grade DH.

4.2.3

Manufactured Items
Manufactured items such as cleats, shackles, wire rope, clips, thimbles, turnbuckles, chain, tie
wire, etc. shall be hot-dipped galvanized in accordance with ASTM A123/A123M.

5.0

TIMBER
Miscellaneous timber shall be: utility grade hardwood, reasonably flat, straight, and free of
splits or loose knots.
The maximum moisture content shall be 19%.
The minimum timber design values shall be determined in accordance with ASTM D245,
ASTM D143, and ASTM D2555, or in accordance with the latest edition of the Design
Value for Wood Construction, supplement to National Design Specification for Wood
Construction, The Nation Forest Products Association.
Timber for skid shoes or runners shall have an ultimate compressive strength perpendicular to
the grain of at least 2.76 N/mm (400 psi).

6.0

FIBERGLASS
Fiberglass grating shall be Fibergrate type MXFR, or an approved equal.
Fiberglass grating for drain troughs shall be Fibergrate 1 inch Safe-T-Grate (No. I-6015),
yellow or grey, or an approved equal

7.0

SUBSTITUTION OF MATERIALS
Substitution of materials not meeting this specification and not approved in writing by the
Company shall not be accepted.
Nonconforming materials shall be removed and replaced with the specified materials at the
Fabricators expense.
Material substitution requests shall be submitted in writing to the Company for approval,
allowing reasonable time for evaluation without disruption of the schedule.
Material substitution requests shall include:
Nature and extent of the substitution

Effect on the contract amount

Complete material specifications

Mechanical and physical properties of proposed substitute

Other information requested by the Company

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STORAGE OF MATERIALS
Structural materials, whether plain or fabricated, shall be stored above ground on flat
surfaces, platform type skids, or on other Company approved supports.
Materials shall be kept free of dirt, grease, paint spray, or other foreign matter and shall be
protected from corrosion. Different grades / strength levels of steel shall be identified by a
color coding system.

9.0

MATERIAL TRACEABILITY
All material shall be identified by coded markings and/or heat numbers and shall be in
accordance with ASTM A6 or ASTM A20 where applicable. The Fabricator shall provide
the Comapny with a copy of its material identification procedure. The material identification
and traceability procedure shall identify each structural member back to the original test
certificate, from receipt and storage through subassembly and final erection. The Fabricator
shall be responsible for all material identification marking. All identification markings shall
be clearly visible and capable of remaining intact through the completion of fabrication.
The materials shall be marked for identification as follows:
Pipe: Outside diameter, wall thickness, and steel grade shall be clearly stenciled using an
approved color code.

Steel material other than pipe: The type of material, steel grade, and dimensions such as
length, width, height, etc. shall be clearly stenciled using an approved color code.

The Fabricator shall submit details of the marking system to the Company in advance for
approval. The Material Identification Procedure shall also meet CA requirements. The
Fabricator shall also provide drawings and documents with individual members marked to
identify material mill certificate, etc.

10.0

INSPECTION AND TESTING


One certified original copy of all Material Certification, Test, and Inspection Reports shall be
submitted to the Company within 5 working days of receipt of the material from the
Manufacturer. Material test reports shall be furnished to the Company before incorporation of
material into any component of the project.
Certified Test Reports shall include the following:
Company or Fabricator purchase order number and item number

Material size and specification

Manufacturing process

Mill heat numbers and control numbers

Chemical composition

Carbon equivalent

Heat treatment

Grain size

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Tensile and yield strengths

Charpy V-Notch Impact Energy and test temperature(if applicable)

Through thickness test results (if applicable)

Elongation

Impact testing specimen size, orientation, impact values and test temperatures

Nondestructive testing performed

Other information specifically required by this specification or by referenced


specifications

Supplemental information relating to manufacturing process

Items with Material Certification, Test, or Inspection Reports that do not satisfy the
specifications shall be rejected by the Company and removed from the project storage area.
Material testing shall be in accordance with ASTM A370.
Refer to Material Type Tables for Mill certificate requirements.

11.0

MATERIAL TYPES
Structural materials have been classified into five types depending on application as listed in
Table 11-1 Material Usage Requirements. All fabrication drawings shall refer to material
types rather than actual material specifications.

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Table 11-1 Material Usage Requirements


Material
Type
1

Required Usage
Special Application Structure (Most Critical)
Heavy flanges and deep webs at major load supporting members within the deck that form box or
I type supporting structure and receive major concentrated loads
Intersection of major bracing members and critical joint nodes
Members which receive immediate concentrated loads at intersections of major structural members

Primary Application Structure (Intermediate)


Plating of lattice legs
External shell plating of caissons
Deck plating and structure which is not considered special or secondary
Main braces, jacket legs, and deck legs, except where considered special
Heavy flanges and deep webs of major load supporting members that form box or I type
supporting structure and do not receive major concentrated loads
Members which provide local reinforcement or continuity of structure in way of intersections,
including main deck load plating where the structure is considered special application

Secondary Application Structure (Least Critical)


Internal structure including bulkheads and girders in legs or columns
Deck plating not essential for overall structural integrity
Low-stressed deck beams in parallel and bracing, except where structure is considered primary or
special application
Plating of certain columns with low slenderness ratios, except at intersections

Noncritical structural shapes, plates, and fabricated tubulars


Deck plating, deck beams, and minor tubular joint chords.

Noncritical small tubular members


Minor tubular joint chords and handrails etc.

NOTES:
1. For steel specifications and supplementary requirements, see

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Table 11-2 below.


2. API Spec 2B requirements are applicable to fabricated tubulars
3. Noncritical structural members are those members that if an isolated fracture would occur
in them, it would not cause a catastrophic failure or pose a threat to the overall
survivability of the structure.

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Table 11-2 Steel Specifications and Supplemental Requirements


Type 1H Material (Yield Strength 275 MPa
(40ksi)<fy<415 MPa (60ksi))

Type 1M Material (Yield Strength fy <275 MPa


(40ksi))

General Description:

General description:

High strength plates, shape, and pipes with guaranteed


notch toughness and improved through thickness
properties

Mild steel plates, shapes, and pipes with guaranteed


notch toughness and improved through thickness
properties

Specifications:
API 2H Grade 50 / API 2W Grade 50T

Specifications:

API 2Y Grade 50T

ASTM A36

ASTM A131 Grade XH 36/40

ASTM A131 Grade B/D/E

ASTM A633 Grade C/D/E

ABS Grades B/D/E

ABS Grades XH 36/40

API 5L Grade B

API 5L X52/ X60

ASTM A53 Grade B


ASTM A106 Grade B

Any material standard other than the above shall be


subject to Company approval with consideration of
following Supplementary requirements:
* Ultrasonic Examination shall be per ASTM A 578
Acceptance Std Level B or equivalent.
* Through Thickness (Z-Direction) Testing shall be per
API 2H S4, or an equivalent.
* Low Sulfur Steel for Improved Through-Thickness
Propertiesshall be per API 2H S5, or an equivalent.
* Material shall be fully killed and fine grained type.
* CVN testing shall be according to the requirements of
repective standard or design code requirements in line
with service temperature and fabrication site
temperature, whichever is stricter.
* Maximum Carbon and Carbon Equivalent (CE) shall
be 0.23% and 0.42% respectively or per the standard,
whichever is stricter.
* Maximum Sulfur content 0.015% or per the standard,
whichever is stricter.
*Strain Aged Charpy V-Notch Impact Tests shall be per
API 2H S8 shall be applied if the material undergoes
more strain 5% or more.
* Pre-production Qualification shall be per API 2H S11
(CTOD testing in accordance with API RP 2Z), or an
equivalent if thickness 2 in.

Any material standard other than the above shall be


subject to Companyapproval with consideration of
following Supplementary requirements:
* Ultrasonic Examination shall be per ASTM A 578
Acceptance Std Level B or equivalent.
* Through Thickness (Z-Direction) Testing shall be per
API 2H S4, or an equivalent.
* Low Sulfur Steel for Improved Through Thickness
Properties shall be per API 2H S5, or an equivalent.
* Material shall be fully killed and fine grained type.
* CVN testing shall be according to the requirements of
repective standard or design code requirements in line
with service temperature and fabrication site
temperature, whichever is stricter.
* Maximum Carbon and Carbon Equivalent (CE) shall
be 0.23% and 0.42% respectively or per the standard,
whichever is stricter.
* Manufacturers certificates shall be supplied with the
material. The Constructor shall maintain a material
traceability system. Manufacturer shall include shape
control of inclusions, and Mill certificates shall comply
with EN 10204-3.2.

* Manufacturers certificates shall be supplied with the


material. The Constructor shall maintain a material
traceability system. Manufacturer shall include shape
control of inclusions, and Mill certificates shall comply
with EN 10204-3.2.

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Type 2H Material (Yield Strength 275 MPa


(40ksi)<fy<415 MPa (60ksi))

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Type 2M Material (Yield Strength fy <275 MPa


(40ksi)

General description:

General description:

High strength plates, shapes, and pipe with guaranteed


notch toughness

Mild steel plates, shapes, and pipes with guaranteed


notch toughness

Specifications:

Specifications:

API 2H Grade 50 / API 2W Grade 50T

ASTM A36

API 2Y Grade 50T

ASTM A131 Grade B/D/E

ASTM A131 Grade XH 36/40

ABS Grades B/D/E

ASTM A633 Grade C /D/E

API 5L Grade B

ABS Grades XH 36/40

ASTM A53 Grade B

API 5L X52/ X60

ASTM A106 Grade B

Any material standard other than the above shall be


subject to Company approval with consideration of
following Supplementary requirements:

Any material standard other than the above shall be


subject to Company approval with consideration of
following Supplementary requirements:

* Material shall be fully killed and fine grained type.

* Material shall be fully killed and fine grained type.

* CVN testing shall be according to the requirements of


the repective standard or design code requirements in line
with service temperature and fabrication site temperature,
whichever is stricter.

* CVN testing shall be according to the requirements of


the repective standard or design code requirements in
line with service temperature and fabrication site
temperature, whichever is stricter.

* Maximum Carbon and Carbon Equivalent (CE) shall be


0.23% and 0.42% respectively or a per the standard,
whichever is stricter

* Maximum Carbon and Carbon Equivalent (CE) shall


be 0.23% and 0.42% respectively or per the standard,
whichever is stricter.

*Strain Aged Charpy V-Notch Impact Tests shall be per


API 2H S8 and shall be applied if the material undergoes
more strain 5% or more.

* Manufacturers certificates shall be supplied with the


material. The Constructor shall maintain a material
traceability system. The Manufacturer shall include
shape control of inclusions, and Mill certificates shall
comply with EN 10204-3.1.

* Pre-production Qualification shall be per API 2H S11


(CTOD testing in accordance with API RP 2Z), or an
equivalent if thickness 2 in.
* Manufacturers certificates shall be supplied with the
material. The Constructor shall maintain a material
traceability system. The Manufacturer shall include shape
control of inclusions and Mill certificates shall comply with
EN 10204-3.1.

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Type 3H Material (Yield Strength 275 MPa


(40ksi)<fy<415 MPa (60ksi))

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Type 3M Material (Yield Strength fy <275 MPa


(40ksi)

General description:

General description:

High strength plates, shapes, and pipes

Mild steel plates, shape, and pipes

Specifications:

Specifications:

API 5L Grade X52 (pipe)

ASTM A36

ASTM A131 Grade XH 36/40

ASTM A 131 Grade A/B/ D

ABS Grades XH 36/40

ASTM A573 Grade 65

ASTM A572 Grade 50 (shapes only)

ASTM A 709 Grade 36

ASTM A992

ASTM A 131 Grade A/B/D/E


ABS Grades A/B/D/E

Any material standard other than the above shall be


subject to Company approval with consideration of
following Supplementary requirements:
* Maximum Carbon and Carbon Equivalent (CE) shall be
0.23% and 0.42% respectively, or per the standard,
whichever is stricter.
* Material shall be fully killed and fine grained type.
* Manufacturers certificates shall be supplied with the
material. Mill certificates shall comply with EN 10204-3.1

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API 5L-Grade B
ASTM A53 Grade B
ASTM A106 Grade B
Any material standard other than the above shall be
subject to Company approval with consideration of
following Supplementary requirements:
* Manufacturers certificates shall be supplied with the
material. Mill certificates shall comply with EN 102043.1

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Type 4 Material
Yield Strength fy <275 MPa (40ksi)
General description: Mild plates, shapes, and pipes
Specifications:
ASTM A 36
Any material standard other than the above shall be subject to Company approval with consideration of following
Supplementary requirements:
* Maximum Carbon and Carbon Equivalent (CE) 0.23% and 0.42% respectively or per the standard, whichever is
stricter
* Fine Austenitic Grain size, if thickness exceeds 1 in.
Type 5 Material
Yield Strength fy <275 MPa (40ksi)
General description: Mild steel pipes and tubes
Specifications:
ASTM A36
API 5L Grade B (pipe)
ASTM A53 Grade B (pipe)
ASTM A106 Grade B (pipe)
ASTM A500 Grade B (square and rectangular tubes)
Maximum thickness:
1 inch for SMLS or SAW
inch for ERW
Any material standard other than the above shall be subject to Company approval with consideration of following
Supplementary requirements:
* Maximum Carbon and Carbon Equivalent (CE) 0.23% and 0.42% respectively or per the standard, whichever is
stricter.

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