Steel Pipe Standardization Organizations

The most important world wide steel pipe standardization organizations

Piping codes and standards are issued from various standardization organizations:

AFNOR-French Norms
ASME - American Society of Mechanical Engineers
ASTM - American Society for Testing and Materials
BS-British Standards
SCC-Canadian Norms
DIN- German Norms
EN - Euronorm
GOST - Russian Norms
ISO - International Organization for Standardization
JIS - Japanese Standards
NACE - The Corrosion Society
SASO - Saudi Arabian Standards Organization
UNI- Italian Standards
In general the organizations have committees with representatives from the industry, manufacturers, professional groups, users, government agencies, insurance companies etc.

The committees are responsible for maintaining, updating and reviewing the codes and revisions are published regularly.

Note! In general it is important that piping professionals stay informed with the latest revisions.