ASTM International - ASTM A589-96
Standard Specification for Seamless and Welded Carbon Steel Water-Well Pipe
|Publication Date:||10 October 1996|
1.1 This specification covers four specific types of plain end or threaded and coupled carbon steel pipe for use in water wells.
1.2 Each type of water well pipe shall conform to the following methods of manufacture and grade as specified on the purchase order:
1.2.1 Type I, Drive Pipe-Seamless or electric-resistance-
1.2.2 Type II, Water-Well Reamed and Drifted Pipe-Seamless or electric-resistance-
1.2.3 Type III, Driven Well Pipe-Seamless or electric-resistance-
1.2.4 Type IV, Water-Well Casing Pipe-Seamless or electric-resistance-
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.
Note 1-The dimensionless designator NPS (nominal pipe size) has been substituted in this standard for such traditional terms as "nominal diameter," "size," and "nominal size."