9920228653

Linkedin
Instagram
317L Round Bar

ASME BPE Welded Tubes

Home 9 PIPES 9 ASME BPE PIPES 9 ASME BPE WELDED TUBES
ASME BPE Welded Tubes<br />

ASME BPE Tubes, ASME BPE Stainless Steel Tubing, High Purity BPE Stainless Steel Tubing, ASME BPE Tube Manufacturer

Detailed Information:

 ASME BPE Welded Tubes are seamless, thin-walled tubes that meet the standards the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Bioprocessing Equipment (ASME BPE) set forth for use in biopharmaceutical and other sanitary applications.

Ratna Exports offers an extensive ASME BPE product line featuring tubes with internal surface finishes boasting a roughness average (Ra) of < 0.4 – 0.8 μ. ASME BPE Tubes are available in electropolished or mechanically polished variants, ensuring top-notch quality. As a leading supplier, we strictly adhere to ASME BPE dimension standards, guaranteeing compatibility and reliability for various applications.

Key features of ASME BPE Welded Tubes:

  • Made from high-quality materials: Typically 316L stainless steel, which is resistant to corrosion and easy to clean.
  • Smooth internal surfaces: With a roughness average (Ra) of less than 0.8 microns to minimize product entrapment and bacterial growth.
  • Crevice-free welds: Achieved through specialized welding techniques to eliminate potential hiding places for bacteria.
  • Standardized dimensions: Ensures compatibility with other ASME BPE components.
  • Polished external surfaces: For a clean and aesthetically pleasing appearance.

What is ASME BPE?

ASME BPE stands for American Society of Mechanical Engineers Bioprocessing Equipment. It’s a globally recognized standard that defines requirements for the design, fabrication, and construction of equipment used in industries requiring high levels of purity and bioburden control. The ASME BPE standard is officially recognized as an American National Standard by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), ensuring its credibility and acceptance across industries.

 Applications:

  • Food and beverage processing (e.g., dairy, breweries, wineries)
  • Pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Biotechnology and medical device production
  • Chemical processing
  • Cosmetics and personal care products manufacturing

ASME BPE Welded Tubes Specification

Material 1.4404 (316L)
Heat Lot Marked with Heat Lot Number
Connection type Butt Weld, Tri-clamp
Connection Size 1/2″ to 6″
Certification ASME BPE

 

ASME BPE Chemical Composition

Element

316L (wt%)

Carbon (max)

0.030

Manganese (max)

2.00

Phosphorus (max)

0.045

Sulfur

0.030

Silicon (max)

1.00

Nickel

10.0-14.0

Chromium

16.0-18.0

Molybdenum

2.0-3.0

ASME BPE Standard

Standard provides the requirements applicable to the design of equipment used in the bioprocessing, pharmaceutical, and personal care product industries, including aspects related to sterility and cleanability, materials, dimensions and tolerances, surface finish, material joining, and seals.

ASME BPE Tubing

BPE Stainless Steel Tubing and fittings compliant with ASME BPE standards, constructed from sanitary stainless steel 316L, provide solid, durability, problem-free for weld or assemble, available in ASME BPE, 3-A, DIN, SMS, ISO, I-line standard. Notable uses of ASME BPE tubing and fittings are in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

Introduction To ASME BPE

American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approved the measure standard as an American National Standard.

Hygienic Surface Finish

Finish Code

Product Contact Surface (Max Ra)*

Product Contact Surface Finish Treatment (ID)

Non-Product Contact Surface (Max Ra)

Non-Product Contact Surface Finish Treatment (OD)

-PL

20 µ-inch(0.51 µm)

Mechanical Polish

32 µ-inch(0.81 µm)

Mechanical Polish/As drawn

-PM

15 µ-inch(0.38 µm)

Electropolished

32 µ-inch(0.81 µm)

Mechanical Polish/As drawn

ASME BPE Tubing Dimensions Tolerances

Size OD

Wall Thickness

Outside Diameter Tolerance

Length Tolerance

Wall Thickness Tolerance

(in)

(mm)

(in)

(mm)

(in)

(mm)

(in)

(mm)

(%)

½

12.7

0.065

1.65

+/-0.005

+/-0.13

+⅛, -0

+3.18, -0

+/-10.0%

¾

19.1

0.065

1.65

+/-0.005

+/-0.13

+⅛, -0

+3.18, -0

+/-10.0%

1

25.4

0.065

1.65

+/-0.005

+/-0.13

+⅛, -0

+3.18, -0

+/-10.0%

38.1

0.065

1.65

+/-0.008

+/-0.20

+⅛, -0

+3.18, -0

+/-10.0%

2

50.8

0.065

1.65

+/-0.008

+/-0.20

+⅛, -0

+3.18, -0

+/-10.0%

63.5

0.065

1.65

+/-0.010

+/-0.25

+⅛, -0

+3.18, -0

+/-10.0%

3

76.2

0.065

1.65

+/-0.010

+/-0.25

+⅛, -0

+3.18, -0

+/-10.0%

4

101.6

0.083

2.11

+/-0.015

+/-0.38

+⅛, -0

+3.18, -0

+/-10.0%

6

152.4

0.109

2.77

+/-0.030

+/-0.76

+1, -0

+25.4, -0

+/-10.0%

Mechanically Polished BPE Tubing

Material Part Number

(PL Finish)

Nominal Size

(OD)

Wall Thickness

Manufacturing Method

Finish ID

(Ra)

Finish OD

(Ra)

T316-0.5X.065-S-PL

½” (12.7 mm)

0.065″ (1.651 mm)

Seamless

20 µ-inch (0.51 µm)

32 µ-inch (0.81 µm)

T316-0.75X.065-W-PL

¾” (19.05 mm)

0.065″ (1.651 mm)

Welded

20 µ-inch (0.51 µm)

32 µ-inch (0.81 µm)

T316-1.0X.065-W-PL

1″ (25.4 mm)

0.065″ (1.651 mm)

Welded

20 µ-inch (0.51 µm)

32 µ-inch (0.81 µm)

T316-1.5X.065-W-PL

1½” (38.1 mm)

0.065″ (1.651 mm)

Welded

20 µ-inch (0.51 µm)

32 µ-inch (0.81 µm)

T316-2.0X.065-W-PL

2″ (50.8 mm)

0.065″ (1.651 mm)

Welded

20 µ-inch (0.51 µm)

32 µ-inch (0.81 µm)

T316-2.5X.065-W-PL

2½” (63.5 mm)

0.065″ (1.651 mm)

Welded

20 µ-inch (0.51 µm)

32 µ-inch (0.81 µm)

T316-3.0X.065-W-PL

3″ (76.2 mm)

0.065″ (1.651 mm)

Welded

20 µ-inch (0.51 µm)

32 µ-inch (0.81 µm)

T316-4.0X.083-W-PL

4″ (101.6 mm)

0.083″ (2.1082 mm)

Welded

20 µ-inch (0.51 µm)

32 µ-inch (0.81 µm)

Electropolished BPE Tubing

Material Part Number

(PM Finish)

Nominal Size

(OD)

Wall Thickness

Manufacturing Method

Finish ID

(Ra)

Finish OD

(Ra)

T316-0.5X.065-S-PM

½” (12.7 mm)

0.065″ (1.651 mm)

Seamless

15 µ-inch (0.38 µm)

32 µ-inch (0.81 µm)

T316-0.75X.065-W-PM

¾” (19.05 mm)

0.065″ (1.651 mm)

Welded

15 µ-inch (0.38 µm)

32 µ-inch (0.81 µm)

T316-1.0X.065-W-PM

1″ (25.4 mm)

0.065″ (1.651 mm)

Welded

15 µ-inch (0.38 µm)

32 µ-inch (0.81 µm)

T316-1.5X.065-W-PM

1½” (38.1 mm)

0.065″ (1.651 mm)

Welded

15 µ-inch (0.38 µm)

32 µ-inch (0.81 µm)

T316-2.0X.065-W-PM

2″ (50.8 mm)

0.065″ (1.651 mm)

Welded

15 µ-inch (0.38 µm)

32 µ-inch (0.81 µm)

T316-2.5X.065-W-PM

2½” (63.5 mm)

0.065″ (1.651 mm)

Welded

15 µ-inch (0.38 µm)

32 µ-inch (0.81 µm)

T316-3.0X.065-W-PM

3″ (76.2 mm)

0.065″ (1.651 mm)

Welded

15 µ-inch (0.38 µm)

32 µ-inch (0.81 µm)

T316-4.0X.083-W-PM

4″ (101.6 mm)

0.083″ (2.1082 mm)

Welded

15 µ-inch (0.38 µm)

32 µ-inch (0.81 µm)

Countries We Export:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua-Barbuda Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina-Faso, Burundi, Côte d’Ivoire, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), Costa-Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia (Czech Republic), Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Eswatini (fmr. “Swaziland”), Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Holy See, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar (formerly Burma), Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, North Macedonia, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine-State, Panama, Papua, New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Cities We Supply:

London, New-York, Paris, Moscow, Tokyo, Dubai, Singapore, Barcelona, Los-Angeles, Madrid Rome, Chicago, Toronto, San-Francisco, Abu-Dhabi, St-Petersburg, Amsterdam, Berlin Prague, Washington,Istanbul, Las-Vegas, Doha, Seoul, Sydney, Beijing,  Miami, Munich, Milan, San-Diego, Bangkok, Vienna, Dublin, Vancouver, Boston,  Zurich,  Melbourne, Budapest, Houston, Seattle, Montreal, Hong-Kong, Frankfurt, Sao-Paulo, Tel-Aviv, Copenhagen, Calgary, Orlando, Atlanta, Dallas, Hamburg, Osaka, Lisbon, Austin, Phoenix Naples, Oslo, Denver, Stockholm, Riyadh, Delhi, Buenos Aires, San-Jose, Brussels, Portland Philadelphia, Ottawa, Helsinki, Valencia, Brisbane, Warsaw, Minneapolis, Shanghai, Lyon, Adelaide, Edmonton, Marseille, Muscat, Athens, Stuttgart, Rio-De-Janeii, Baltimore, Auckland, Cologne, New-Orlean, Kuwait-City,  Kiev, Hanover, Perth, Minsk, Bucharest, Nashville, Dusseldorf, Manchester, Sacramento, Glasgow, Mexico-City, Salt-Lake-Ci, Raleigh, Cracow