SA/A53 B is a stocking grade for Federal Steel.

ASTM/ASME SA/A53B Pipe Specifications

A53B is typically manufactured as a welded product. ERW- Electric Resistance Welded is the method of manufacture. It carries similar chemical and physical properties as A106B and is a mild carbon steel.

Pipe having other dimensions may be furnished provided such pipe complies with all other requirements of this specification.

Sizes 2" to 26" ERW in STD and XH.

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Welded Carbon Products

Size Range

½” nominal - 26” OD

Wall Thickness

.188" up to .500"

and Thicker Upon Request.


A / B

Carbon steel A106B
carbon pipe 5

ASTM/ASME SA/A53B Mechanical Properties

PropertiesGrade AGrade B
Tensile Strength, min., psi, (MPa)48,000 (330)60,000 (415)
Yield Strength, min., psi, (MPa)30,000 (205)35,000 (240)

Note: This is summarized information from ASME Specification A53. Please refer to the specific Standard or Specification or contact us for more details.

ASTM/ASME SA/A53B Chemical Properties

TypeGradeC, max.Mn, max.P, max.S, max.Cu*, max.Ni*, max.Cr*, max.Mo*, max.V*, max.
Type S


Type E

(Electric-resistance Welded)

Type F



Note: The total composition for these five elements shall not exceed 1.00%.

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