ASTM International - ASTM F681-82(2008)

Standard Practice for Use of Branch Connections

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 November 2008
Status: historical
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Electrical equipment of ships and of marine structures): 47.020.60
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1.1 This practice lists commonly used types of branch connections for carbon steel, chromium-molybdenum steel pipe and copper-nickel alloy tubing. Branch to run size applications are given in Table 1, Table 2, and Table 3. Other types of branch connections (Fig. 1) may be used provided they comply with the requirements of Title 46 CFR Subparts 56.07-10(f) and 56.70-15(g) of the USCG Regulations.

TABLE 1 Branch Connection Matrix for Carbon Steel Piping
LEGEND (see Fig. 1)

1 = Tee or lateral (butt weld)
2 = Tee or lateral (socket weld or threaded)
3 = Welded outlet (butt weld end)
4 = Welded outlet (socket weld or threaded end)
5 = Fabricated joint (cut-in branch)

TABLE 2 Branch Connection Matrix for Chrome Moly Piping
LEGEND (see Fig. 1)

1 = Tee or lateral (butt weld)
2 = Tee or lateral (socket weld)
3 = Welded outlet (butt weld end)
4 = Welded outlet (socket weld end)
5 = Fabricated joint (cut-in branch)

TABLE 3 Branch Connection Matrix for Copper Nickel Piping
LEGEND (see Fig. 1)

1 = Tee or lateral (butt weld)
2 = Tee or lateral (silver brazed)
3 = Welded outlet (butt weld end)
4 = Welded outlet (silver brazed end)
5 = Fabricated joint (cut-in branch)
6 = Silver brazed outlet (silver brazed end)


FIG. 1 Illustrative Legend for Branch Connections

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This practice lists commonly used types of branch connections for carbon steel, chromium-molybdenum steel pipe and copper-nickel alloy tubing. The branch to run size applications are presented in... View More

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September 1, 2018
Standard Practice for Use of Branch Connections
1.1 This practice lists commonly used types of branch connections for carbon steel, chromium-molybdenum steel pipe and copper-nickel alloy tubing. Branch to run size applications are given in Table...
August 1, 2014
Standard Practice for Use of Branch Connections
1.1 This practice lists commonly used types of branch connections for carbon steel, chromium-molybdenum steel pipe and copper-nickel alloy tubing. Branch to run size applications are given in Table...
ASTM F681-82(2008)
November 1, 2008
Standard Practice for Use of Branch Connections
1.1 This practice lists commonly used types of branch connections for carbon steel, chromium-molybdenum steel pipe and copper-nickel alloy tubing. Branch to run size applications are given in Table...
November 1, 2004
Standard Practice for Use of Branch Connections
1.1 This practice lists commonly used types of branch connections for carbon steel, chromium-molybdenum steel pipe and copper-nickel alloy tubing. Branch to run size applications are given in Table...
April 10, 1998
Standard Practice for Use of Branch Connections
1.1 This practice lists commonly used types of branch connections for carbon steel, chromium-molybdenum steel pipe and copper-nickel alloy tubing. Branch to run size applications are given in Tables...
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