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JAPANESE

INDUSTRIAL
STANDARD
Translated and Published by
Japanese Standards Association

JIS G 3472: 2013

(JISF)

Electric resistance welded carbon steel


tubes for automobile

les 43.020;77.140.10;77.140.75
Reference number: JIS G 3472 : 2013 (E)

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G 3472 : 2013

Date of Establishment: 1983-03-01


Date of Revision: 2013-01-21
Date of Public Notice in Official Gazette: 2013-01-21
Investigated by: Japanese Industrial Standards Committee
Standards Board
Technical Committee on Iron and Steel

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Contents

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1 Scope································································································· 1
2 Normative references············································································ 1
3 Classification and symbols····································································· 1
4 Manufacturing method ......................................................................... 2

5 Chemical composition··········································································· 2
6 Mechanical properties ........................................................................... 3
6.1 Tensile strength, yield point or proof stress, and elongation························ 3
6.2 Flaring property·················································································· 3
7 Dimensions, mass and dimensional tolerances .......................................... 4
8 Appearance ......................................................................................... 5
9 Tests .................................................................................................. 9
9.1 Analytical test····················································································· 9
9.2 Mechanical test··················································································· 9
10 Inspection and reinspection ................................................................. ·10
10.1 Inspection························································································· ·10
10.2 Reinspection· .................................................................................... ·10

11 Marking··························································································· ·10
12 Report······························································································ ·11
Annex A (normative) Special quality requirements········································· ·12

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Foreword

This translation has been made based on the original Japanese Indus-
trial Standard revised by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry,
through deliberations at the Japanese Industrial Standards Committee
as the result of proposal for revision of Japanese Industrial Standard
submitted by The Japan Iron and Steel Federation (JISF)/Japanese
Standards Association (JSA) with the draft being attached, based on the
provision of Article 12 Clause 1 of the Industrial Standardization Law
applicable to the case of revision by the provision of Article 14.
Consequently JIS G 3472:2007 is replaced with this Standard.
This JIS document is protected by the Copyright Law.
Attention is drawn to the possibility that some parts of this Standard
may conflict with patent rights, applications for a patent after opening
to the public or utility model rights. The relevant Minister and the Jap-
anese Industrial Standards Committee are not responsible for identify-
ing any of such patent rights, applications for a patent after opening to
the public or utility model rights.

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Electric resistance welded carbon steel tubes for automobile

1 Scope
This Japanese Industrial Standard specifies the electric resistance welded carbon
steel tubes designed to be used for automobiles (hereafter referred to as "tubes"). This
Standard principally covers the tubes of outside diameters in the range of 15.9 mm to
101.6 mm.
Annex A specifies the special quality requirements which the purchaser may desig-
nate, in addition to those specified in the text, upon the prior agreement with the
manufacturer.

2 Normative references
The following standards contain provisions which, through reference in this text,
constitute provisions of this Standard. The most recent edition of the standards (in-
cluding amendments) indicated below shall be applied.
JIS G 0320 Standard test method for heat analysis of steel products
JIS G 0321 Product analysis and its tolerance for wrought steel
JIS G 0404 Steel and steel products - General technical delivery requirements
JIS G 0415 Steel and steel products - Inspection documents
JIS G 0582 Automated ultrasonic examination of steel pipes and tubes
JIS G 0583 Automated eddy current examination of steel pipes and tubes
JIS Z 2241 Metallic materials - Tensile testing - Method of test at room tem-
perature
JIS Z 8401 Guide to the rounding ofnumbers

3 Classification and symbols


The tubes are classified into 11 grades and the symbols indicating the steel type, the
class and the manufacturing methods shall be as given in table 1.

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Table 1 Classification and symbols of grade, and symbols indicating


the manufacturing method
Classi- Symbol of Symbol indicating the manufacturing method
Application
fication grade Tube processing Finish Marking
STAM290GA U sed for gen-
STAM290GB eral parts of
automobiles.
STAM340G The marking
Class G STAM390G of symbol
STAM440G As electric resis- showing the
Electric resis- tance welded : G man ufcturing
STAM470G tance welded : E Hot-finished :H method shall
STAM500G Cold -finished : C be in accor-
STAM440H Used for au- dance with
STAM470H tomobile parts clause 11, b).
Class H required to
STAM500H have extra
STAM540H yield strength.

4 Manufacturing method
The manufacturing method shall be as follows.
a) The tubes shall be manufactured from hot rolled or cold rolled carbon steel sheet
coil of killed steel by the combination of the tube processing method and the fin-
ishing method as specified in table 1.
b) The tubes shall be either: as manufactured or subjected to a proper heat treatment,
or subjected to a proper heat treatment after cold-finishing. In the special cases,
the purchaser may designate the tubes to be delivered as cold-finishing.
c) The tube ends shape, unless otherwise specified, shall be plane end.

5 Chemical composition
The tubes, shall be tested in accordance with 9.1 and the heat analysis values shall
be as given in table 2. In the case where the purchaser requires a product analysis to
be conducted, the test shall be in accordance with 9.1. The tolerances on the product
analysis values specified in table 3 of JIS G 0321 shall be applied to the values speci-
fied in table 2.

Table 2 Chemical composition


Unit: %
Symbol of grade C a) Si Mn P S
STAM290GA 0.12 max. 0.35 max. 0.60 max. 0.035 max. 0.035 max.
STAM290GB
STAM340G 0.20 max. 0.35 max. 0.60 max. 0.035 max. 0.035 max.
STAM390G
STAM440G
STAM440H 0.25 max. 0.35 max. 0.30 to 0.90 0.035 max. 0.035 max.
STAM470G b)
STAM470H b)

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Table 2 (concluded)
Symbol of grade C a) Si Mn P S
STAM500G b)
STAM500H b) 0.30 max. 0.35 max. 0.30 to 1.00 0.035 max. 0.035 max.
STAM540H b)
Upon the agreement between the purchaser and the manufacturer, Nb or V, either indi-
vidually or in combination, may be added up to 0.15 %. If needed, alloying elements not listed
in this table except Nb and V may be added.
Notes a) Upon the agreement between the purchaser and the manufacturer, a lower limit
value for C may be specified.
b) For STAM470G, STAM470H, STAM500G, STAM500H and STAM540H, the upper
limit value for Mn may be increased by 0.06 % per 0.01 % decrease of the upper
limit value for C. In this case, however, the upper limit value for Mn may only be
increased up to 1.50 %.

6 Mechanical properties
6.1 Tensile strength, yield point or proof stress, and elongation
The tubes shall be subjected to the tensile test in 9.2.3 and the obtained tensile
strength, yield strength or proof stress and elongation shall satisfy the requirements in
table 3. However, when the tensile test is performed on a No. 12 test piece taken from
a tube having a wall thickness under 8 mm, the minimum elongation shall be in ac-
cordance with table 4 in which the minimum elongation values corresponding to the
wall thickness ranges are obtained by subtracting 1.5, for every 1 mm reduction in the
wall thickness, from the elongation values in table 3 and then by rounding the values
to integers in accordance with rule A of JIS Z 8401.
6.2 Flaring property
The tubes shall be subjected to the test in 9.2.4, and when they are compressed to
the flared bell of the sizes specified in table 3, no defects such as flaws shall be found.

Table 3 Mechanical properties a)


Tensile Yield point or Elongation b)
Flaring test
strength proof strength %
Classifi- Symbol of Test piece Size of flared
cation grade No. 11 test bell portion (D
piece or No. 12 is tube outside
N/mm 2 N/mm 2 test piece diameter)
STAM290GA 290 min. 175 min. 40 min. 1.25 D
STAM290GB 290 min. 175 min. 35 min. 1.20 D
STAM340G 340 min. 195 min. 35 min. 1.20 D
Class G STAM390G 390 min. 235 min. 30 min. 1.20 D
STAM440G 440 min. 305 min. 25 min. 1.15 D
STAM470G 470 min. 325 min. 22 min. 1.15 D
STAM500G 500 min. 355 min. 18 min. 1.15 D
STAM440H 440 min. 355 min. 20 min. 1.15 D
STAM470H 470 min. 410 min. 18 min. 1.10 D
Class H
STAM500H 500 min. 430 min. 16 min. 1.10 D
STAM540H 540 min. 480 min. 13 min. 1.05 D

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Table 3 (concluded)
NOTE: 1 N/mm 2 = 1 MPa
Notes a) For tubes delivered as cold-finished, the elongation in this table shall be 10 % or
more and the flaring test shall not be applied.
b) For tubes of outside diameter smaller than 40 mm, the elongation in this table shall
not be applied. However, upon the agreement between the purchaser and the
manufacturer, the elongation value may be specified.

Table 4 Minimum elongation value for tubes under 8 mm


in thickness in the case of using No. 12 test piece
Unit: %
Thickness
Over Over Over Over Over Over Over
Imm 2mm 3mm 4mm 5mm 6mm 7mm
Classi- Symbol of Imm
up to up to up to up to up to up to up to
fication grade or
and and and and and and and
under
incl. incl. incl. incl. incl. incl. excl.
2mm 3mm 4mm 5mm 6mm 7mm 8mm
STAM290GA 30 31 32 34 36 37 38 40
STAM290GB 24 26 28 29 30 32 34 35
STAM340G 24 26 28 29 30 32 34 35
Class G STAM390G 20 21 22 24 26 27 28 30
STAM440G 14 16 18 19 20 22 24 25
STAM470G 12 13 14 16 18 19 20 22
STAM500G 8 9 10 12 14 15 16 18
STAM440H 10 11 12 14 16 17 18 20
STAM470H 8 9 10 12 14 15 16 18
Class H
STAM500H 6 7 8 10 12 13 14 16
STAM540H 2 4 6 7 8 10 12 13
Tubes as cold -finished - 1 2 4 6 7 8 10

7 Dimensions, mass and dimensional tolerances


The dimensions, unit mass and dimensional tolerances of the tubes shall be as follows.
a) Outside diameter, thickness and unit mass of the tubes, unless otherwise specified,
shall be in accordance with table 5.
b) The tolerances for the outside diameter and thickness shall be in accordance with
table 6 and table 7, respectively.
c) The tolerances on thickness deviation of the tubes (excluding the weld) shall not
exceed 50 % of the thickness tolerance range.
d) The tolerances on the inner bead height of the tubes shall be in accordance with
table 8.
e) The purchaser may agree on the tolerances for the length and bend of the tubes
with the manufacturer as required.

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8 Appearance
The appearance shall be as follows.
a) The tubes shall be practically straight and both of the ends shall be perpendicular
to the tube axis.
b) The tubes shall be free from defects detrimental to practical use.
c) The surface treatment applied on the tube surface may be by a grinder, machining
or other similar means, so long as the product thickness after completion of the
treatment stays within the specified thickness tolerance.
d) The traces of the treatment shall be smooth along the contour of the tube.

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Outside Thickness C;J

diameter mm
1.0 1.2 1.6 2.0 2.3 2.6 2.8 2.9 3.2 3.4 3.5 4.0 4.5 5.0 6.0
mm
15.9 - 0.435 0.564 0.686 - - - - - - - - - - -

17.3 - - - 0.755 0.851 - - - - - - - - - -

19.1 0.446 0.530 0.690 0.843 0.953 - - - - - - - - - -

22.2 0.523 0.621 0.813 0.996 1.13 - - - - - - - - - -


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0.716 0.939 1.15 -
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1.61 - - - - - - -

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(1 31.8 0.760 0.906 1.19 1.47 1.67 - - -
2.26 - - - - - -

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t:rj 34.0 - - 1.28 - 1.80 - - - 2.43 - - 2.97 - -
U 35.0 - 1.00 1.32 1.63 - - 2.22 2.32 - - - - - - -
t:d
~ 38.1 0.915 1.09 1.44 1.78 2.03 - - - - - - - - - -

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o 42.7 - 1.23 1.62 2.01 2.29 2.57 - - 3.12 - 3.38 - - 4.65 -
""d 45.0 1.71 2.12 2.42 2.71 3.01 4.49 4.93
1.08 1.30 -
3.30 - - -
5.77
;:3 47.6 - 1.37 1.81 - 2.57 - - 3.20 - - - - - - -
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50.8 - 1.47 1.94 2.41 2.75 3.08 3.31 3.43 - 3.97 4.08 4.63 - - 6.63
54.0 - 1.56 2.07 - 2.93 3.29 3.54 3.65 - 4.24 4.36 4.95 - - -

57.0 - -
2.19 -
3.10 3.48 3.74 3.87 4.25 4.49 4.62 - - - -

60.5 - - 2.32 - 3.30 3.71 - 4.12 4.52 - - 5.59 - - -

63.5 - -
2.44 - -
3.90 - - - - - - - - -

65.0 - - 2.50 - - - - - 4.88 - 5.31 - - - -

68.9 - - 2.66 - 3.78 - - - - - - - - - -

70.0 - -
2.70 - - - - -
5.27 -
5.74 - - - -

75.0 - - 2.90 - 4.12 4.63 - 5.16 5.67 - - 7.03 - - -

80.0 - -
3.09 - -
4.96 - -
6.06 - - - - - -

82.6 - - - 3.98 4.55 - - - - - - - - - -

90.0 - - 3.49 - 4.97 5.59 - - 6.85 - - 8.51 - 10.5 12.4


94.0 - - 3.65 - - 5.86 - - 7.17 - - - - - -

101.6 - - - - - - - - - - - 9.66 - 11.9 14.1


Table 5 (concluded)
The dimensions not specified in this table shall be as agreed upon between the purchaser and the manufacturer.
Note a) The value of the unit mass, shall be calculated by the following formula, assuming that 1 cm 3 of steel weight 7.85 g, and the results
shall be rounded to three significant figures according to Rule A of JIS Z 840l.
W= 0.024 66 t (D- t)
where, W: unit mass of tube (kg/m)
t thickness of tube (mm)
D outside diameter of tube (mm)
0.024 66 conversion factor for obtaining W

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Table 6 Tolerance on outside diameter


Division a) Outside diameter Tolerance
Under 50 mm ± 0.25 mm
No.1
50 mm or over ± 0.5 %
Under 50 mm ± 0.20 mm
50 mm or over to and excl. 80 mm ± 0.25 mm
No.2
80 mm or over to and excl. 100 mm ± 0.30 mm
100 mm or over ± 0.40 mm
Under 25 mm ± 0.12 mm
No.3 25 mm or over to and excl. 50 mm ± 0.15 mm
50 mm or over As agreed.
Note a) The division to be applied shall be agreed between the pur-
chaser and the manufacturer.
Normally, the following applies according to the finishing
method of table 1.
Division No.1: G (as electric resistance welded) or H (hot-
finish)
Division No.2: G, H or C (cold -finish)
Division No.3: C (cold -finish)

Table 7 Tolerance on thickness a)


Division b) Thickness Tolerance
Under 3 mm ± 0.30 mm
No.1
3 mm or over ± 10 %
+ 0.20 mm
Under 1.6 mm
- 0.15 mm
No.2 1.6 mm or over to and excl. 2.3 mm ± 0.20 mm
2.3 mm or over to and excl. 3.0 mm ± 0.25 mm
3.0 mm or over ±8%
Under 2 mm ± 0.10 mm
No.3
2 mm or over ±5%
Notes a) The tolerances in this table shall not be applied to the welds.
b) The division to be applied shall be as agreed between the

purchaser and the manufacturer.


However, division No.3 shall normally be applied to the fin-
ishing method C (cold -finish) in table 1.

Table 8 Tolerance on inner bead height


Unit: mm
Treatment of
Division a) Tolerance on inner bead height
inner bead
No.1 As welded No minus side tolerance is permitted.
No.2 Flattened Not specified.
+ 0.45
No.3
0
+ 0.25
No.4
Machined 0
+ 0.20
No.5
- 0.10
No.6 ± 0.20
Note a) The division to be applied shall be agreed between the pur-
chaser and the manufacturer.

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9 Tests
9.1 Analytical test
9.1.1 General matters and sampling for the analytical test
The general matters and sampling for analytical test shall be in accordance with
clause 8 of JIS G 0404. The sampling in the case of a product analysis required by the
purchaser shall be in accordance with clause 4 of JIS G 032l.
9.1.2 Analytical method
The heat analysis method shall be in accordance with JIS G 0320. The product anal-
ysis method shall be in accordance with JIS G 032l.
9.2 Mechanical test
9.2.1 General matters of mechanical test
The general matters of the mechanical test shall be in accordance with clauses 7 and
9 of JIS G 0404. However, the sampling method shall be in accordance with class A of
7.6 of JIS G 0404.
9.2.2 Sampling method and number of test pieces
Sampling method for the tensile test and the flaring test and number of the test
pieces shall be as follows.
Take one sample from each length of 1 000 m (500 m for tubes of outside diameter
over 100 mm) and its fraction of tubes of the same dimensions 1) and simultaneous heat
treatment 2) 3), and from each of these samples, take one tensile test piece and one flar-
ing test piece.
Notes 1) Tubes of "the same dimensions" have the same outside diameter and
thickness.
Simultaneous heat treatment is applied when the tubes are heat treated.
Simultaneous heat treatment using a continuous furnace means the
continuous heat treatment under the same heat treatment conditions,
and when the continuous furnace stops the heat treatment is not in-
cluded in the simultaneous heat treatment.
3)
When sampling from the same cast, the same heat treatment conditions
may be applied instead of the simultaneous heat treatment.
9.2.3 Tensile test
The tensile test shall be as follows.
a) Test piece The tensile test piece shall be any of No. 11, No. 12A or No. 12B speci-
fied in JIS Z 2241, taken in the tube axis direction. No. 12 test piece to be used for
a tensile test shall be taken from a part not containing welds.
b) Test method The test method shall be in accordance with JIS Z 224l.
9.2.4 Flaring test
The flaring test shall be as follows.

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a) Test piece The tube shall be cut at a suitable length from one end of the tube to
be used as a test piece.
b) Test method The test piece shall be flared, at ordinary temperature, at one end
into a bell shape to the size equal to or larger than the one specified in 6.2 with a
conical tool having a 60° included angle, and checked for flaws or other defects.

10 Inspecition and reinspection


10.1 Inspection
The inspection shall be as follows.
a) The general matters of the inspection shall be in accordance with JIB G 0404.
b) The chemical composition shall be in accordance with clause 5.
c) The mechanical properties shall be in accordance with clause 6.
d) The dimensions shall be in accordance with clause 7.
e) The appearance shall be in accordance with clause 8.
f) When a part or all of the special quality requirements specified in Annex A are ap-
plied upon the agreement between the purchaser and the manufacturer, the tubes
shall be in accordance with the relevant requirements.
10.2 Reinspection
The tubes failing the mechanical test may be further judged for acceptance by being
subjected to a retest in 9.8 of JIB G 0404.

11 Marking
Each tube having passed the inspection shall be marked with the following informa-
tion. In the case of tubes having small diameters and of the purchaser's requirements,
the information may be marked on a bundle of tubes by a suitable means. The order in
which the information is given is not specified. A part of the information may be omit-
ted if approved by the purchaser.
a) Symbol of grade
b) Symbol indicating the manufacturing method, The symbols indicating the manu-
facturing method shall be as follows. The bar "-" may be blank.
1) As electric resistance welded steel tubes - E- G
2) Hot finished electric resistance welded steel tubes - E- H
3) Cold finished electric resistance welded steel tubes - E- C
Example: As electric resistance welded steel tubes STAM290GA : STAM290GA
-E-G
c) Dimensions The dimensions shall show the outside diameter and thickness.
d) Manufacturer's name or its identifying brand

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e) Symbol Z indicating the designation of the special quality requirements (if applica-
ble)

12 Report
The manufacturer shall submit the inspection document to the purchaser unless
otherwise specified. The report shall be in accordance with clause 13 of JIS G 0404.
The type of the inspection document, unless otherwise specified at the time of ordering,
shall be standard designation 2.3 or 3.1.B given in table 1 in JIS G 0415.

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Annex A (normative)
Special quality requirements

A.I Scope
This Annex specifies the special quality requirements to be performed by the manu-
facturer upon the agreement between the parchaser and the manufacturer.

A.2 Ultrasonic examination and inspection (Z3) 1)


The ultrasonic examination and the inspection shall be as follows.
a) The ultrasonic examination shall be in accordance with JIS G 0582.
b) The criteria the defection sensitivity in the ultrasonic examination shall be equal to
or stricter than division UD in JIS G 0582 and there shall be no signal equal to or
greater than the one produced by the reference standards of the reference sample.
c) The ultrasonic examination shall be carried out on each tube and the results shall
conform to b).
Note 1) In the dealing of tubes, the request designation of the ultrasonic ex-
amination can be marked as "Z3".

A.3 Eddy current examination (Z4) 2)


The eddy current examination shall be as follows.
a) The test method of the eddy current examination shall be as specified in JIS G
0583.
b) The criteria of the defection sensitivity in the eddy current examination shall be
equal to or stricter than division EY, specified in JIS G 0583, and there shall be no
signal equal to or greater than the one produced by the reference standards of the
reference sample.
c) The eddy current examination shall be performed on each tube and the results
shall conform to the requirements specified in b).
Note 2) In the dealing of tubes, the request designation of the eddy current
examination may be marked as "Z4".

A.4 Bend test and flattening test for tubes of class G (ZII) 3)
The bend test and flattening test for tubes of class G shall be as follows.
a) The tubes 50 mm or under in the outside diameter shall be subjected to either the
bend test or the flattening test, and the tubes over 50 mm in the outside diameter
shall be subjected to the flattening test.
b) Bending test shall be performed according to table A.l and there shall be no cracks
on the test piece.

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c) Flattening test shall be performed according to table A.l and there shall be no
cracks on the test piece.
d) Test pieces, test methods, sampling method of test specimens and the number of
test pieces shall be in accordance with table A.l.

Table A.l Test pieces, test methods, sampling method of test specimens
and number of test pieces
Sam pIing method and
Division Test piece Test method
number of test pieces
The test piece shall be bended
around a cylinder under the
normal temperature so that the
The tube shall bend angle is not less than the
be cut at a lower limit specified in table A.2 One sample from each
suitable length and the inner diameter does not length of 1 000 m (500 m
Bend test from one end exceed the upper limit specified for tubes over 100 mm in
of the tube to in table A.2. It shall then be ex- the outside diameter) and
be used as a amined flaws or cracks. In this its fraction of tubes of the
test piece. test, the weld shall be placed at same dimensions a) and the
about 90 0 from the outmost part simultaneous heat treat-
of the bend. ment b) c). From each of
these samples, one flat-
The test piece, at the normal tening test piece or one
temperature, shall be placed be- bend test specimen, in the
tween two flat plates, and com- case of tubes of the outside
The tube shall
pressed until the distance be- diameter 50 mm or under,
be cut at a
tween the flat plates becomes no and one flattening test
length of 50
more than the values specified in piece, in the case of tubes
Flattening mm or over
table A.2. It shall then be exam- of the outside diameter
test from one end
ined for flaws or cracks. The test over 50 mm, shall be
of the tube to
piece shall be placed in such a taken.
be used as a
way that the line connecting the
test piece.
centre of the tube and the weld is
perpendicular to the compression
direction.
NOTE: For Note a) to Note c), see Note 1) to Note 3) in 9.2.2.

Table A.2 Test conditions for bend test and flattening test
Bend test Flattening test
Classifi- Inner radius Distance between
Symbol of grade (D is the tube flat plates (H)
cation Bend angle
outside diameter) (D is the tube
outside diameter)
STAM290GA lD
Class G 180 0 4D
STAM290GB 2

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Table A.2 (concluded)


Classifica - Bend test Flattening test
tion Distance between
Symbol of class Inner radius flat plates (H)
Bend angle (D is the tube out- (D is the tube out-
side diameter) side diameter)

STAM340G 90° 6D 2D
3

STAM390G 90° 6D 2D
3

Class G STAM440G 90° 6D 2D


4

STAM470G 90° 8D 2D
8

STAM500G 90° 8D 2D
8

e) The test results of the bend test or the flattening test shall conform to the require-
ments of b) or c).
f) Reinspection The tubes having failed the bend test or the flattening test may
further be judged for acceptance by being subjected to the retest in 9.8 of JIS G
0404.
Note 3) In dealing of tubes, the requirement designation of the bend test or the
flattening test of class G tubes can be marked as "ZII".

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