Ships and marine technology -- Fittings for use with gasketed mechanical couplings used in piping applications -- Performance specification
ISO 15838:2003 defines classification, materials, test requirements, inspection requirements, marking and packaging of fittings for use with gasketed mechanical couplings (GMCs) conforming to ISO 15837.
Navires et technologie maritime -- Raccords pour utilisation avec les accouplements mécaniques avec joints utilisés en tuyauterie -- Spécification des performances
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Ships and marine technology — Fittings
for use with gasketed mechanical
couplings used in piping applications —
Navires et technologie maritime — Raccords pour utilisation avec les
accouplements mécaniques avec joints utilisés en tuyauterie —
Spécification des performances
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INTERNATIONAL STANDARD ISO 15838:2003(E)
Ships and marine technology — Fittings for use with gasketed
mechanical couplings used in piping applications —
This International Standard defines classification, materials, test requirements, inspection requirements,
marking and packaging of fittings for use with gasketed mechanical couplings (GMCs) conforming toISO 15837.
2 Normative references
The following referenced documents are indispensable for the application of this document. For dated
references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document(including any amendments) applies.
ISO 15837, Ships and marine technology — Gasketed mechanical couplings for use in piping systems —Performance specification
ASTM F 1548, Standard Specification for the Performance of Fittings for Use with Gasketed MechanicalCouplings Used in Piping Applications
3 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply.
a device used to change pipe direction, size or adapt to other joining methods
NOTE This device is used with pipe or other fittings to create a working system. Shapes such as elbows, tees, crosses,
reducers and special shapes are used as needed to fulfil system design specifications.3.2
a fitting constructed by welding together sections of pipe or tube
grooved end fitting
type of fitting or pipe having a groove for use with grooved mechanical couplings (Type I) as defined inISO 15837