WinTech 20, for-BPE is as drawn and/or mechanically polished, seamless, or welded, and is mechanically polished or drawn to 20 µ-in Ra max ID for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, semiconductor and other high purity processes in compliance with ASME-BPE SF1.
Bright Annealed, polished seamless and welded tubing and fittings for use in high purity liquid and gas distribution systems.
1.1 This specification will establish criterion for bright-annealed seamless and welded tubing and fittings for the use and installation in high purity liquid and gas distribution systems. Meeting or exceeding Semi standards and complying to ASME-BPE most recent standard for SF1.
1.2 By referencing products produced under this specification, the user shall be assured that WinTech will supply piping components that will meet or exceed the specified tolerances and purity.
1.3 This specification is applicable to tubing and fittings with the outside diameter sizes 1/8” through 6” inclusive.
2.0 Reference Documents
ASTM A213 (EAW)
Seamless ferritic and austenitic alloy-steel boiler, superheated, and heat exchanger tubes.
Recommended practices for detecting susceptibility to intergranular attack in austenitic stainless steel.
Welded austenitic steel boiler, superheated, heat exchanger, and condenser tubes
Seamless and welded austenitic stainless steel tubing for general purpose.
Specification for seamless and welded austenitic steel for sanitary applications
General requirements for carbon, ferritic alloy, and austenitic alloy steel tubes.
Eddy Current Testing
General requirements for carbon, ferritic alloy, and austenitic alloy steel bar.
Specification for surface texture-surface roughness, waviness and lay.
ANSI/ASQC – Q9001
Quality systems–model for quality assurance in production, installation and servicing
ANSI/ASQC – Q10011-1
Guidelines for auditing quality systems
3.0 Material Requirements
3.1 All tubing shall be produced from type 316L or 304L stainless steel, depending on customer requirements. Welded and seamless tubing shall be manufactured and tested to ASTM A269 and A270. To include, but not be limited to, tensile strength, Rockwell Hardness, Hydrostatic, air under water testing.
3.2 All 316L material shall have a sulfur range of 0.005 to 0.012 for seamless and 0.005 to 0.017 for welded.
3.3 Tubing and fittings shall be seamless or welded as specified by the customer.
3.4 Tubing and fittings shall be marked by an approved method per specification. The mark can contain: manufacturer’s identification, the size and wall thickness, the alloy, and the heat number.
3.5 All bar stock shall conform to the requirements of ASTM A479.
4.0 Surface Finishing
4.1 The ID of the tubing and fittings shall be As Drawn and/or Mechanically Polished to 20 uin Ra max.
4.2 The OD of the tubing and fittings shall be bright annealed or 32 uin Ra as specified by customer.
5.0 Cleaning and Packaging
5.1 WinTech does not use mercury or ozone depleting chemicals in the process of our products.
5.2 All tubing and fittings will be thermocouple cleaned and capped in accordance with ASTM A632 – S3
5.3 Final drying will be UHP grade nitrogen, filtered at the point of use.
5.4 All tubing and fittings shall be bagged or sleeved with 3-6 mil polyethylene tubing.
6.0 Testing and Inspection
6.1 WinTech will measure tubing and fittings with calipers, micrometers, or other acceptable methods, to certify that the finished products conform to the dimensional requirements to which they were ordered.
6.2 WinTech will supply the following certifications with all WinTech 20 orders;
Certificate of Conformance
Material Test Reports