ASTM A179 Heat Exchanger Tubes

/A179M, ASME SA179/SA179M is the standard applicable to Seamless cold drawn low carbon steel heat exchanger and condenser tubes.
Seamless cold drawn low carbon steel heat exchanger and condenser tubes.

Application: Our ASTM A179 seamless tubes are used in sugar mills & distilleries, pumps and petrochemicals, cement and construction industries and steel plants.
Production Standard, Grade, Steel No: ASTM A179/ASME SA179 GB6479 10, 20, 16Mn, 15MnV, 12CrMo, 15 CrMo, 12Cr2Mo, 12SiMoVNb
Delivery conditions: Annealed, Normalized, Normalized and Tempered
Mill test certificates will be issued according to EN10204 3

Size (mm):
Outer Dimensions.: 6.0mm – 114.0mm
Wall Thickness:1mm – 15 mm
Length: max 12000mm

Inspection and Test:
Chemical Composition Inspection, Mechanical Properties Test(Tensile Strength,Yield Strength, Elongation, Flaring, Flattening, Bending, Hardness, Impact Test), Surface and Dimension Test,No-destructive Test, Hydrostatic Test.

Surface treatment:
Oil-dip, Varnish, Passivation, Phosphating, Shot Blasting.
Both ends of each crate will indicate the order no., heat no., dimensions, weight and bundles.

Description:

  1. _ASTM A179 (ASME SA179)
  2. products mainly used: apply to the heat exchangers, condensers and heat transfer equipment an.d similar pipe.
  3. the main products of steel / steel grade: A 179
  4. _diameter_ 10.3 to 76.2 mm thickness_ 1.2 to 12 mm Length_ 6 m above, and, according to customer requirements, The supply of steel and other specifications of the pipe_
  5. chemical composition and mechanical properties
Features Specifications
OD(mm)  Wall Thickness Unit(mm)
2 2.5 3 3.5 4 4.5 5 6 6.5-7 7.5-8 8.5-9 9.5-10 11 12
Φ25-Φ28                
Φ32                
Φ34-Φ36                
Φ38                
Φ40                  
Φ42                  
Φ45                
Φ48-Φ60              
Φ63.5              
Φ68-Φ73                
Φ76        
Φ80        
Φ83        
Φ89        
Φ95        
Φ102        
Φ108        
Φ114          
Φ121          
Φ127          
Φ133          
Φ140            
Φ146            
Φ152            
Φ159            
Φ168            
Grade and Chemical Composition (%)
Chemical Composition C Mn P≤ S≤ Si≤
0.06-0.18 0.27-0.63 0.035 0.035 0.25
Mechanical properties
Yield Strength (Mpa) Tensile Strength (Mpa) Elongation (%)
≥180 ≥325 ≥35
SA-450/SA-450M
OD In (mm) + WT In(mm) +
<1(25.4) 0.10 0.10 ≤1.1/2(38.1) 20% 0
11.1/2(25.438.1) 0.15 0.15 >1.1/2(38.1) 22% 0
>1.1/2<2(38.150.8) 0.20 0.20
2<2.1/2(50.863.5) 0.25 0.25
2.1/2<3(63.576.2) 0.30 0.30
34(76.2101.6) 0.38 0.38
>47.1/2(101.6190.5) 0.38 0.64
>7.1/29(190.5228.6) 0.38 1.14
U-Bend Fabrication Tolerances:
Item Condition (when) Tolercance
  Nominal bend radius ≤ 2 x nominal OD less than or equal to 12%
Ovality 2 x nominal OD < Nominal bend radius ≤ 4 x nominal OD less than or equal to 10%
  Nominal bend radius > 4 x nominal OD  less than or equal to 5%
  Nominal bend radius ≤ 2 x nominal OD 0.75 x nominal wall
Mimimum wall thickness 2 x nominal OD < Nominal bend radius ≤ 4 x nominal OD 0.8 x nominal wall
  Nominal bend radius > 4 x nominal OD 0.9 x nominal wall
  Nominal bend radius ≤ 8" (200mm) +/-3/64"(1mm)
Bending Radius 8" (200mm) < Nominal bend radius ≤ 16" (400mm) +/-1/16"(1mm)
  Nominal bend radius >16" (400mm) +/-5/64"(1mm)
Disrance between legs   Max 1/16"(1.5mm)
Wall thinning of bending area   Max 17%
Difference between leg lengths at the ends Leg length ≤ 16' (4.88m) +1/8"(3mm)
Leg length > 16' (4.88m) +3/16"(5mm)
Deviation from plane of bend   ≤ 3/16"(1.5mm)
Flattening on bend   ≤ 10% nominal diameter
Straight leg length ≤5m +1/8"(3mm)
>5m +3/16(5mm)
Total tube length including radius ≤6m +3/16(5mm)
>6m +5/16"(8mm)
Wall thickness & Tolerance
Outside Diamter, mm
Tolerance, %

3.2≤OD<38.1

+20/-0
38.1≤OD≤76.2
+22/-0


Cold drawn seamless for heat exchanger and condenser