This is the fourth edition of CSA Z245.6, Coiled aluminum line pipe and accessories.
It supersedes the previous editions published in 2002, 1998, and 1992.
This edition differs from the previous edition mainly as follows:
(a) the quality program requirements have been modified; and
(b) the high-energy joining process for pipe using sleeves has been modified.
This Standard covers the requirements for coiled aluminum line pipe and accessories intended to be used for transporting fluids in accordance with CAN/CSA-Z662.
This Standard specifies requirements for coiled aluminum line pipe and accessories primarily intended for use in oil and gas pipeline systems.
1.2 Pipe diameter and wall thickness
This Standard specifies requirements for pipe with the outside diameters and wall thicknesses specified in Table 1.
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