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ARTICLE 3 STRESSES AND THICKNESSES

Table HF-300.1

TABLE HF-300.1
MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE STRESS VALUES FOR FERROUS MATERIALS, ksi
(Multiply by 1000 to Obtain psi)

Spec.
No.

Grade

Nominal
Composition

External
Spec. Min.
Spec. Min.
Group Pressure Tensile Strength, Yield Strength,
P-No. No.
Chart
ksi
ksi

98
A99

Max. Allow.
Stress Value,
ksi

Note(s)

Plate Steels
Carbon Steels
SA-36

...

CMnSi

CS-2

58.0

36

(7)(19)

11.6

SA-285
SA-285
SA-285

A
B
C

C
C
C

1
1
1

1
1
1

CS-1
CS-1
CS-1

45.0
50.0
55.0

24
27
30

...
...
...

9.0
10.0
11.0

SA-455
SA-455
SA-455

...
...
...

CMn
CMn
CMn

1
1
1

2
2
2

CS-2
CS-2
CS-2

75.0
73.0
70.0

38
37
35

(8)
(9)
(10)

15.0
14.6
14.0

SA-515
SA-515
SA-515

60
65
70

CSi
CSi
CSi

1
1
1

1
1
2

CS-2
CS-2
CS-2

60.0
65.0
70.0

32
36
38

...
...
...

12.0
13.0
14.0

SA-516
SA-516
SA-516
SA-516

55
60
65
70

CSi
CMnSi
CMnSi
CMnSi

1
1
1
1

1
1
1
2

CS-2
CS-2
CS-2
CS-2

55.0
60.0
65.0
70.0

30
32
36
38

...
...
...
...

11.0
12.0
13.0
14.0

Sheet Steels
Carbon Steels
SA-414
SA-414
SA-414
SA-414
SA-414
SA-414
SA-414

A
B
C
D
E
F
G

C
C
C
CMn
CMn
CMn
CMn

1
1
1
1
1
1
1

1
1
1
1
1
2
2

CS-1
CS-2
CS-2
CS-2
CS-2
CS-3
CS-3

45.0
50.0
55.0
60.0
65.0
70.0
75.0

25
30
33
35
38
42
45

...
...
...
...
...
...
...

9.0
10.0
11.0
12.0
13.0
14.0
15.0

SA-620

...

CS-6

40.0

20

...

8.0

Pipe and Tubes


Seamless Carbon Steel
SA-53
SA-53

A
B

C
CMn

1
1

1
1

CS-2
CS-2

48.0
60.0

30
35

...
...

9.6
12.0

SA-106
SA-106
SA-106

A
B
C

CSi
CSi
CSi

1
1
1

1
1
2

CS-2
CS-2
CS-3

48.0
60.0
70.0

30
35
40

...
...
...

9.6
12.0
14.0

SA-192

...

CSi

CS-1

(47.0)

26

(1)

9.4

SA-210

A-1

CSi

CS-2

60.0

27

...

12.0

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Table HF-300.1

1998 SECTION IV
TABLE HF-300.1 (CONTD)
MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE STRESS VALUES FOR FERROUS MATERIALS, ksi
(Multiply by 1000 to Obtain psi)

98
A99

Spec.
No.

Grade

Nominal
Composition

External
Spec. Min.
Spec. Min.
Group Pressure Tensile Strength, Yield Strength,
P-No. No.
Chart
ksi
ksi

Max. Allow.
Stress Value,
ksi

Note(s)

Pipe and Tubes (Contd)


Electric Resistance Welded Carbon Steel
SA-53
SA-53
SA-135
SA-135
SA-178
SA-178
SA-226

A
B
A
B
A
C
...

C
CMn
C
CMn
C
C
CSi

1
1
1
1
1
1
1

1
1
1
1
1
1
1

CS-2
CS-2
CS-2
CS-2
CS-1
CS-2
CS-1

48.0
60.0
48.0
60.0
(47.0)
60.0
(47.0)

30
35
30
25
26
37
26

(2)
(2)
(2)
(2)
(1)(2)
(2)
(1)(2)

8.2
10.2
8.2
10.2
8.0
10.2
8.0

Steel

...

48.0

30

(4)

5.8

Butt Welded
SA-53

Forgings
Carbon Steels
SA-105

...

CSi

...

70.0

36

...

14.0

SA-181
SA-181
SA-266
SA-266
SA-266

Class 60
Class 70
1
2
3

CSi
CSi
CSi
CSi
CSi

1
1
1
1
1

1
2
1
2
2

CS-2
CS-2
CS-2
CS-2
CS-2

60.0
70.0
60.0
70.0
75.0

30
36
30
36
37.5

...
...
...
...
...

12.0
14.0
12.0
14.0
15.0

CSi
CSi

1
1

1
2

CS-2
CS-2

60.0
70.0

30
36

(5)
(5)

9.6
11.2

C
5Cr12Mo
1Cr0.2Mo
...

...
...
...
...

...
...
...
...

...
...
...
...

60.0
100.0
100.0
...

...
...
...
...

(6)
(6)
(6)
(20) (20a)

15.0
25.0
25.0
14.0

...
...

...
...

...
...

...
...

...
...

...
...

(20b)
(20) (20a)

13.0
17.0

...
...

...
...

...
...

...
...

...
...

...
...

(20b)
(20) (20a)

16.0
19.0

...
...

...
...

...
...

...
...

...
...

...
...

(20b)
(20) (20a)

18.0
23.0

...

...

...

...

...

...

(20) (20a)

20.0

...
1Cr0.2Mo
134Ni34Cr
1 Mo
4
C
C
C

...
...
...

...
...
...

...
...
...

...
125.0
125.0

...
...
...

(20b)
(6)
(6)

19.0
25.0
25.0

...
...
...

...
...
...

...
...
...

...
...
...

...
...
...

(6)
(6)
(6)

7.0
25.0
25.0

Castings
Carbon Steels
SA-216
SA-216

WCA
WCB

Bolting
Carbon Steels
SA-307
SA-193
SA-193
SA-311

B
B5
B7
1018,
Class A

SA-311

1035,
Class A

SA-311

1045,
Class A

SA-311

1045,
Class B
1050,
Class A

SA-311

SA-320
SA-320

L7
L43

SA-325
SA-354
SA-354

1
BC
BD

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ARTICLE 3 STRESSES AND THICKNESSES

Table HF-300.1

TABLE HF-300.1 (CONTD)


MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE STRESS VALUES FOR FERROUS MATERIALS, ksi
(Multiply by 1000 to Obtain psi)

Spec.
No.

Grade

Nominal
Composition

External
Spec. Min.
Spec. Min.
Group Pressure Tensile Strength, Yield Strength,
P-No. No.
Chart
ksi
ksi

98
A99

Max. Allow.
Stress Value,
ksi

Note(s)

Bars and Stays


Carbon Steels
SA-36

...

CMnSi

...

58.0

...

(7)

11.6

SA-675
SA-675
SA-675
SA-675
SA-675
SA-675

45
50
55
60
65
70

C
C
C
C
C
C

1
1
1
1
1
1

1
1
1
1
1
2

...
...
...
...
...
...

45.0
50.0
55.0
60.0
65.0
70.0

...
...
...
...
...
...

...
...
...
...
...
...

9.0
10.0
11.0
12.0
13.0
14.0

SA-240
SA-240
SA-240

304
304L
316

8
8
8

1
1
1

HA-1
HA-3
HA-2

75.0
70.0
75.0

30
25
30

(16)
(16)
(16)

15.0
14.0
15.0

SA-240

316L

HA-4

70.0

25

(16)

14.0

SA-240

316Ti

HA-2

75.0

30

(16)

15.0

SA-240
SA-240

439
S44400

18Cr8Ni
18Cr8Ni
16Cr12Ni
2Mo
16Cr12Ni
2Mo
16Cr12Ni
2MoTi
18CrTi
18Cr2Mo

7
7

2
2

...
CS-2

65.0
60.0

30
40

(11)(12)(13)
(11)(18)

13.0
12.0

Smls. 18Cr
8Ni
Smls. 18Cr
8Ni
Smls. 16Cr
12Ni2Mo
Smls. 16Cr
12Ni2Mo
Wld. 18Cr
8Ni
Wld. 18Cr
8Ni
Wld. 16Cr
12Ni2Mo
Wld. 16Cr
12Ni2Mo

HA-1

75.0

30

(14)(15)(16)

15.0

HA-3

70.0

25

(14)(15)(16)

14.0

HA-2

75.0

30

(14)(15)(16)

15.0

HA-4

70.0

25

(14)(15)(16)

14.0

HA-1

75.0

30

(2)(14)(15)(16)

12.8

HA-3

70.0

25

(2)(14)(15)(16)

11.9

HA-2

75.0

30

(2)(14)(15)(16)

12.8

HA-4

70.0

25

(2)(14)(15)(16)

11.9

7
7

2
2

CS-2
CS-2

60.0
60.0

40
40

(11)(18)
(11)(12)(13)

12.0
12.0

10J

CS-2

75.0

60

(22)

15.0

10J

CS-2

75.0

60

(2)(22)

12.7

Plate
Alloy Steel

Tube
Alloy Steel
SA-213

TP304

SA-213

TP304L

SA-213

TP316

SA-213

TP316L

SA-249

TP304

SA-249

TP304L

SA-249

TP316

SA-249

TP316L

SA-268
SA-268

S44400
TP439

18Cr2Mo
18CrTi

SA-268

S44735

SA-268

S44735

Smls. 29Cr
4Mo
Wld. 29Cr
4Mo

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Table HF-300.1

1998 SECTION IV
TABLE HF-300.1 (CONTD)
MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE STRESS VALUES FOR FERROUS MATERIALS, ksi
(Multiply by 1000 to Obtain psi)

98
A99

Spec.
No.

Grade

Nominal
Composition

Group
P-No. No.

External
Pressure
Chart

Spec. Min.
Spec. Min.
Tensile Strength, Yield Strength,
ksi
ksi

Max. Allow.
Stress Value,
ksi

Note(s)

Pipe
Alloy Steel
SA-312

TP304

Smls. 18Cr
8Ni
Smls. 18Cr
8Ni
Smls. 16Cr
12Ni 2Mo
Smls. 16Cr
12Ni 2Mo
Wld. 18Cr
8Ni
Wld. 18Cr
8Ni
Wld. 16Cr
12Ni2Mo
Wld. 16Cr
12Ni2Mo

HA-1

75.0

30

(15)(16)

15.0

SA-312

TP304L

HA-3

70.0

25

(15)(16)

14.0

SA-312

TP316

HA-2

75.0

30

(15)(16)

15.0

SA-312

TP316L

HA-4

70.0

25

(15)(16)

14.0

SA-312

TP304

HA-1

75.0

30

(2)(15)(16)

12.8

SA-312

TP304L

HA-3

70.0

25

(2)(15)(16)

11.9

SA-312

TP316

HA-2

75.0

30

(2)(15)(16)

12.8

SA-312

TP316L

HA-4

70.0

25

(2)(15)(16)

11.9

S44400
439

18Cr2Mo
18CrTi

7
7

2
2

...
HA-27

60.0
70.0

...
40

(11)(18)
(11)(12)(13)

12.0
14.0

SA-182
SA-182
SA-182

F304
F304L
F316

8
8
8

1
1
1

HA-1
HA-3
HA-2

75.0
70.0
75.0

30
25
30

(15)(16)(21)
(15)(16)(21)
(15)(16)(21)

15.0
14.0
15.0

SA-182

F316L

18Cr8Ni
18Cr8Ni
16Cr
12Ni2Mo
16Cr12Ni
2Mo

HA-4

70.0

25

(15)(16)(21)

14.0

18Cr10Ni
Cb
16Cr12Ni
2Mo

...

70.0

...

(5)(16)(17)

11.2

...

70.0

...

(5)(16)(17)

11.2

Bar
Alloy Steel
SA-479
SA-479
Forgings
Alloy Steel

Castings
Alloy Steel
SA-351

CF8C

SA-351

CF3M

NOTES: See next page.

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