Piping components are used to transporting various liquids that can be Flammable, Corrosive, Explosives, Volatile, Reactive and sometime Hazardous to human health that is why selection of proper pipe material is important.
A buttweld fitting is a weldable pipe fitting that allows for change of direction of flow, to branch off, reduce pipe size or attach auxiliary equipment.
ASTM A105 is an ASTM specification dealing with forged carbon steel piping components.
ANSI/ASME B16.25 Standard covers the preparation of butt welding ends of piping components to be joined into a piping system by welding.
ASTM A182 / A182M – 12a Standard Specification for Forged or Rolled Alloy and Stainless Steel Pipe Flanges, Forged Fittings, and Valves and Parts for High-Temperature Service.