What is ASTM A234 WP5 pipe fitting?

ASTM A234 WP5 pipe fittings 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.

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