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A – FIELD ASSEMBLY OF POWER BOILERS B16.10: Face to Face and End to End Dimensions of Valves
This Standard covers face-to-face and end-to-end dimensions
E – ELECTRIC BOILERS of straightway Valves, and center-to-face and center-to-end
dimensions of angle Valves.
Its purpose is to assure installation interchangeability for
OR CAST IRON SECTIONAL Valves of a given material, type size, rating class, and end
B16.11: Forged fittings, Socket-Welding and Threaded
HLW – LINED POTABLE WATER HEATERS This Standard covers ratings, dimensions, dimensional
tolerances, marking and material requirements for socket-
M – MINIATURE BOILERS welding and threaded forged fittings.
These fittings are designated as Class 2000, 3000, and 6000
N – NUCLEAR POWER PLANT COMPONENTS for threaded end fittings and Class 3000, 6000, and 9000 for
socket-weld end fittings.
B16.20: Metallic gaskets for pipe flanges: Ring-Joint,
PARTIALS Spiral-wound, and Jacketed
This Standard covers materials, dimensions, dimensional
tolerances, and markings for metal ring-joint gaskets, spiral-
INSTALLATION/ ASSEMBLY wound gaskets, and metal-jacketed gaskets.
These gaskets are dimensionally suitable for use with flanges
NV – NUCLEAR POWER PLANT SAFETY described in reference flange standards ASME B16.5, ASME
B16.47, API Specification 6A, and ISO 10423.
VALVES This Standard covers spiral-wound metal gaskets and metal-
jacketed gaskets for use with raised-face and flat-face flanges.
B16.21: Nonmetallic Flat gaskets for pipe flanges
RP – REINFORCED PLASTIC PRESSURE This Standard covers types, sizes, materials, dimensions,
dimensional tolerances, and markings for nonmetallic flat
gaskets. These gaskets are dimensionally suitable for use with
RTP – REINFORCED THERMOSET PLASTIC flanges described in the referenced flange standards.

This Standard covers the preparation of buttwelding ends of
S – POWER BOILERS piping components to be joined into a piping system by
welding. It includes requirements for welding bevels, for
U,U2,U3 – PRESSURE VESSELS external and internal shaping of heavy-wall components, and
for preparation of internal ends (including dimensions and
dimensional tolerances). Coverage includes preparation for
UM – MINIATURE PRESSURE VESSELS joints with the following: no backing rings; split or
noncontinuous backing rings; solid or continuous backing
UV – PRESSURE VESSEL SAFETY VALVES rings; consumable insert rings; gas tungsten arc welding
(GTAW) of the root pass.
B16.28: Wrought steel Buttwelding Short Radius elbows
VALVES and Returns
Note: This Standard is replaced by ASME B16.9
B16.34: Valves Flanged, Threaded and Welding End
This standard applies to new construction and covers pressure-
temperature ratings, dimensions, dimensional tolerances,
materials, nondestructive examination requirements, testing,

600. requirements and materials that may not be appropriate for the and welding end and wafer or flangeless Valves of steel. General Purpose This Standard covers design.1. Requirements and recommendations from cast or forged materials. 900. Flanges may be only U. B1. smaller Valves are given in Mandatory Appendix V. Alternative rules for NPS 2. and testing for designation 400. testing. There are no changes to the thread This standard covers induction bends for transportation and or gage designs. For ease of use. inch dimensions.S. 60 deg. materials. 1500.20.47 Series A and most of the API 605 recommendations regarding flange bolting. reducing flanges made from cast. This Standard covers pressure-temperature ratings. The dimensions B2.20.47 series B. bolted or through-bolt types.11).S. Pipe Threads. marking. It covers fittings of any producible wall thickness. flanges Classes 300. General Induction Bends for Transportation and Distribution Purpose (Metric) Standard is a metric conversion of the widely systems accepted ASME B1. flanged fittings with rating class designation 150 and 300 in sizes NPS 1/2 through NPS 24. are suitable for blanks made of materials listed in Table 1. Note: ASME has incorporated most of the MSS-SP44 Also included in this Standard are requirements and specification into B16. and testing for This American National Standard covers dimensions and operating line blanks in sizes NPS 1/2 through NPS 24 for gaging of pipe threads for general purpose installation between ASME B16.4. They have also added flange joints.B1. Blinds to these two specs. 1500. and 2500 (b) slip-on Customary units with diameter of bolts and flange bolt holes and threaded Class 300. connections. distribution piping applications (e. 1500. and 2500 Pressure Classes.1: Pipe threads. dimensional tolerances. ASME B16.9: Factory-made Wrought Buttwelding fittings include only Weld Necks and Blinds.20. restrictions and examinations described herein.5 flanges in the 150. which flange best suits your application feel free to contact This standard does not cover low pressure corrosion resistant me. Customary units are provided. general purpose (metric) B16.1-1983. dimensional tolerances. 400. If you need help deciding through 48. Wafer or flangeless Valves. and B16. and other alloys shown in Table 1.5) that have orifice pressure differential Included are: flanges with rating class designations 150. 600. or plate materials.S. 400. and 2500 in sizes NPS 1/2 pipe flanges in sizes NPS 26 through NPS 60 and in ratings through NPS 24 that are acknowledged in Annex G in which Classes 75. general purpose. B16. 300. 1500. testing.. expressed in inch units. product threads and gauging are induction bending process.49: Factory-made. that B16. marking. This Standard covers overall dimensions. and markings for wrought carbon Industry Standard (which are not automatically covered by and alloy steel factory-made buttwelding fittings of NPS 1/2 ASME) or Boiler Code Flanges. 900. You may note that these specs B16.47: Large diameter Steel Flanges: NPS 26 through with requirements given in both metric and U. with requirements given in both metric and U. B31. and fabricated flanged. applications. 0300. 400.2M-2006. See MSS SP-43. 600.20. manufacturing. The ASME B1 marking. forged.36: Orifice Flanges methods of designating openings for pipe flanges and flanged This Standard covers flanges (similar to those covered in fittings. produced by the Thread. as This Standard is limited to flanges and flanged fittings made listed in Table 1A. Process and power piping have differing . and blind flanges and certain regarding bolting and gaskets are also included. and 900. contained in the Standard. cast. forged.1-1968. and Specification into B16. Wrought Steel. dimensional For other flanges over NPS 24 you must refer to either tolerances. B1. 60 deg. marking. and flanged fittings with rating class dimensions. testing. Buttwelding ASME B. and inspection requirements for factory-made Standards Committee prepared this metric translation in order pipeline bends of carbon steel materials having controlled to encourage global use and acceptance of the NPT Pipe chemistry and mechanical properties. Wrought Stainless Steel B16. NPS 60 metric/inch standard Customary units with diameter of bolts and flange bolt holes This Standard covers pressure-temperature ratings. expressed in inch units. and B31. flange gaskets. materials. ratings.1 is a revision and redesignation of ANSI 600.and marking for cast. materials. and therefore nickel-base alloys. with or without tangents. Pipe Threads. 300. or plate (for blind flanges only) materials. (Inch) Standard NPT Taper Pipe Threads. and 2500 in sizes NPS 1/2 through NPS Coverage is limited to the following: (a) Welding Neck 24. dimensional tolerances.2M: Pipe threads. are not included in this Standard. ASME B31. material.1/2 and This Standard covers pressure-temperature ratings. forged.20. buttwelding fittings. 900.5: Pipe Flanges and flanged fittings: NPS 1/2 through are installed between flanges or against a flange are treated as 24 flanged-end Valves.48: Line Blanks Butt-Welding Fittings.g. 150. dimensions. 900. 600. threaded.8.

10M: Welded and Seamless wrought steel pipe This standard covers the standardization of dimensions of welded and seamless wrought steel pipe for high or low temperatures and pressures. . In contrast.B36. for size 12 schedule 40S. the outside diameters of tubes are numerically identical to the size number for all sizes.19M: Stainless Steel pipe This Standard covers the standardization of dimensions of welded and seamless wrought stainless steel pipe.10. ANSI/ASME B36.10M pipe.19M pipe from B36. the outside diameters of tubes are numerically identical to the size number for all sizes. and for sizes 10 and 12 of schedule 80S are not the same as those of ANSI/ASME B36. The wall thicknesses for sizes 14 through 22 inclusive of Schedule 10S.10 includes other pipe thicknesses which are also commercially available with stainless steel material. Pipe NPS 12 (DN 300) and smaller have outside diameters numerically larger than corresponding sizes. B36. The word pipe is used as distinguished from tube to apply to tubular products of dimensions commonly used for pipeline and piping systems. Pipe dimensions of sizes 12 and smaller have outside diameters numerically larger than the corresponding size. The suffix "S" in the Schedule Number is used to differentiate B36. In contrast. The word pipe is used as distinguished from tube to apply to tubular products of dimensions commonly used for pipeline and piping systems.