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BS 1387:1985

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Specification for screwed and socketed steel tubes and tubulars and for plain end steel tubes suitable for welding or for screwing to BS 21 pipe threads

Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

01-06-2006

Language(s)

English

Published date

31-10-1985

Foreword
Committees responsible
Specification
Section one. General
1.1 Scope
1.2 Definitions
1.3 Designations
1.4 Information to be supplied by the purchaser in the
     enquiry or order
Section two. Tubes and sockets
2.1 Manufacture
2.2 Mechanical properties
2.3 Appearance and soundness
2.4 Joints
2.5 Dimensions and tolerances
Section three. Testing
3.1 Visual inspection
3.2 Tensile test
3.3 Bend test (whole tube)
3.4 Flattening test
3.5 Leak tightness test
3.6 Bore test (hot-dip zinc coated tubes only)
3.7 Manufacturer's certificate
Section four. Protection
4.1 General
4.2 Varnish
4.3 Hot-dip zinc coating
4.4 Threads
Section five. Tubulars
5.1 General
5.2 Sockets
5.3 Pieces
5.4 Nipples
5.5 Longscrews
5.6 Bends and springs
5.7 Return bends
5.8 Protection
Section six. Marking
6.1 Tubes and tubulars
Appendices
A Information to be supplied by the purchaser in the
     enquiry or order
B Eddy current testing of tubes as an alternative to
     the hydraulic leak tightness test
C Method for testing the zinc coating on hot-dip zinc
     coated tubes and tubulars (copper sulphate test)
Tables
1 Chemical composition and mechanical properties at
     room temperature
2 Rod diameters
3 Dimensions of steel tubes: light
4 Dimensions of steel tubes: medium
5 Dimensions of steel tubes: heavy
6 Sockets
7 Pieces
8 Running nipples, close taper nipples and barrel
     nipples
9 Longscrews
10 Bends and springs
11 Return bends
12 Drill diameters
13 Length immersed and volume of test solution
Figures
1 Socket
2 Piece
3 Nipples
4 Single longscrew
5 Double longscrew
6 Bends and springs
7 Return bend

Applicable to tubes of nominal size DN8 to DN150 in light, medium and heavy thicknesses.

Committee
ISE/110
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes DEFSTAN 47-4/1(1985) (08/2003) Supersedes BS 1387(1967), 84/72359 DC and 87/72085 DC. (06/2004)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
26
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

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