Historical Standard: ASTM A31-04 Standard Specification for Steel Rivets and Bars for Rivets, Pressure Vessels
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1.1 This specification covers steel rivets for use in boilers and pressure vessels and steel bars for use in the manufacture of rivets.
1.2 Two grades are covered:
1.2.1 Grade A Bars having a yield point of 23 000 psi (160 MPa) minimum with no controls on carbon content.
1.2.2 Grade B Bars having a yield point of 29 000 psi (200 MPa) minimum with carbon 0.28 % maximum.
1.2.3 Rivets are manufactured from the applicable bar grade.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A29/A29M Specification for Steel Bars, Carbon and Alloy, Hot-Wrought, General Requirements for
A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
A751 Test Methods, Practices, and Terminology for Chemical Analysis of Steel Products
F1470 Practice for Fastener Sampling for Specified Mechanical Properties and Performance Inspection
bars; carbon steel; pressure vessel rivets; rivets; steel; Pressure vessel steel bars--specifications; Rivets--specifications;
ICS Number Code 21.060.40 (Rivets)