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What is ASTM A234 WP5 steel pipe fitting?

times   2017-08-08

ASTM A234 WP5 steel pipe fitting material is ASTM A234 grade WP5,they are used for the pressure piping systems of moderate and high temperature services.A234 indicates the materials properties of different kinds of carbon steel and alloy steel,WP5 is one of the steel grade in this standard.W means weldable,P means pressure,5 is grade 5.ASTM A234 WP5 pipe fitting material is alloy steel.

ASTM A234 WP5 Steel Pipe Fittings In Haihao Group

ASTM A234 WP5 Steel Pipe Fittings In Haihao Group

Chemical composition (%) of ASTM A234 WP5:

Grade
C
Mn
P
S
Si
Cr
Mo
WP5
≤0.15
0.3-0.6
≤0.04
≤0.03
≤0.5
4-6
0.44-0.65

Mechanical properties of ASTM A234 WP5:

Class
Tensile Strength KSI(MPa)
Yield Strength KSI(MPa)
WP5 Class1
60-85(415-585)
≥30(205)
WP5 Class3
75-100(520-690)
≥45(310)

Type of the ASTM A234 WP5 steel pipe fitting:

The regular products of A234 WP5 pipe fitting includes elbow,tee,reducer,cap,cross.There are seamless and welded A234 WP5 pipe fittings.The seamless A234 WP5 pipe fittings means the fittings are made from seamless steel pipes,welded A234 WP5 means the fittings are made from welded pipes or steel plates.

Manufacturing process of ASTM A234 WP5 steel pipe fitting:

The process of A234 WP5 pipe fittings manufacturing is called “wrought” which means it is casted or forged.Usually the ASTM A234 WP5 elbows,tees,reducers are made from steel pipes,the caps are made from plates.But the large sizes pipe fittings are commonly manufactured in pieces and welded together.They also could be made from A234 WP5 forgings.(How to use ASTM A234 WP5 steel pipe fitting?)

Hebei Haihao Group has more than 20 years experiences in ASTM A234 WP5 steel pipe fittings manufacturing,we can supply all the range of the WP5 fittings in high quality and soon delivery.

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