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This appendix contains information about the automated generation of the Industry Commodity Code.

The following describes the format of the industry commodity based on the following types of commodity codes:

Miscellaneous Fittings
Flanges
Valves
Pipe Stock and Nipples
Tubing and Hose
Gaskets
Stud bolts, Machine Bolts, Cap Screws, and Jack Screws
Nuts
Washers
Miscellaneous Parts
Stock Piping Specialties
Stock Instruments
Off-line Instruments

Miscellaneous Fittings

This category includes flanged fittings, welded fittings, socket fittings, socket welded fittings, threaded fittings, tubing fittings, underground fittings, fire and safety components, and all other miscellaneous fittings.

Miscellaneous fittings are determined by the Piping Component Class property having a value equal to the numeric equivalent of ‘End fittings’, ‘Direction change fittings’, ‘Branch fittings’, or ‘Fire and safety fittings’ or by the Piping Component Subclass property having a value equal to the numeric equivalent of ‘Blinds’, ‘Stub ends’, ‘Coupling and connectors’, ‘Adapters’, ‘Unions’, ‘In-line spacers’, ‘Orifice spacers’, ‘Tapered spacers’, ‘Concentric diameter change’, or ‘Eccentric diameter change’.

1-3 Piping Component Type (first character is 'M')
4-5 Pressure Rating
6-7 End Preparation
8-9 Surface Preparation or Lining Material
10-12 Geometric Industry Standard or Manufacturer
13-15 Materials Industry Standard and Grade
16-17 Miscellaneous Fitting Requisition Classification
18-19 Industry Practice

If the miscellaneous fitting is lined, that is, the value of the Lining Requirement property is not equal to the numeric equivalent of ‘Undefined’, then the Lining Material property is used to form the 8th and 9th characters of the industry commodity code. Otherwise, the Surface Preparation property is used.

Flanges

Flanges are determined by the Piping Component Subclass property having a value equal to the numeric equivalent of ‘Flanges’, ‘Slip-on flanges’, ‘Plate flanges’, ‘Lap joint flanges’, ‘Reducing flanges’, ‘Slip-on reducing flanges’, ‘Plate reducing flanges’, ‘Expander flanges’, or ‘Orifice flanges’.

1-3 Piping Component Type (first character is 'F')
4-5 Pressure Rating
6-7 End Preparation
8-9 Flange Face Surface or Lining Material
10-12 Geometric Industry Standard or Manufacturer
13-15 Materials Industry Standard and Grade
16-17 Flange Requisition Classification
18-19 Industry Practice

If the flange is lined, that is, the value of the Lining Requirement property is not equal to the numeric equivalent of ‘Undefined’, then the Lining Material property is used to form the 8th and 9th characters of the industry commodity code. Otherwise, the Flange Face Surface Finish property is used.

Valves

Valves are determined by the Piping Component Class property having a value equal to the numeric equivalent of ‘Valves’.

1-3 Piping Component Type (first character is 'V')
4-5 Pressure Rating
6-7 End Preparation
8-9 Valve Trim Material
10-12 Valve Manufacturer and Model Number or Geometric Industry Standard
13-15 Materials Industry Standard and Grade
16-17 Valve Requisition Classification
18-19 Lining Material
20-21 Industry Practice

If the valve has a model number, that is, the value of the Valve Manufacturer and Model Number property is not equal to the numeric equivalent of ‘Undefined’, then the Valve Manufacturer and Model Number property is used to form the 10th, 11th, and 12th characters of the industry commodity code. Otherwise, the Geometric Industry Standard property is used.

Pipe Stock and Nipples

Pipe Stock and Nipples are determined by the Piping Component Subclass property having a value equal to the numeric equivalent of ‘Piping, variable length’, ‘Piping, fixed length’, ‘Distance pieces’, or ‘Nipples’.

1-3 Piping Component Type (first character is 'P')
4-5 Pressure Rating
6-7 End Preparation
8-9 Surface Preparation or Lining Material
10-12 Geometric Industry Standard or Manufacturer
13-15 Materials Industry Standard and Grade
16-17 Manufacturing Method
18-19 Nipple Length or Purchase Length
20-21 Industry Practice

If the pipe stock is lined, that is, the value of the Lining Requirement property is not equal to the numeric equivalent of ‘Undefined’, then the Lining Material property is used to form the 8th and 9th characters of the industry commodity code. Otherwise, the Surface Preparation property is used.

Tubing and Hose

Tubing and Hose is determined by the Piping Component Subclass property having a value equal to the numeric equivalent of ‘Tubing’ or ‘Hose’.

1-3 Piping Component Type (first character is 'T')
4-5 Pressure Rating
6-7 End Preparation
8-9 Surface Preparation or Lining Material
10-12 Geometric Industry Standard or Manufacturer
13-15 Materials Industry Standard and Grade
16-17 Tubing and Hose Requisition Classification
18-19 Industry Practice

If the tubing is lined, that is, the value of the Lining Requirement property is not equal to the numeric equivalent of ‘Undefined’, then the Lining Material property is used to form the 8th and 9th characters of the industry commodity code. Otherwise, the Surface Preparation property is used.

Gaskets

Gaskets are determined on the basis of existence in the gasket part data.

1-2 Gasket Type (first character is 'G')
3-4 Pressure Rating
5-6 Gasket Thickness
7-9 Gasket Manufacturer and Style Number or Gasket Industry Standard
10-12 Materials Industry Standard and Grade
13 Flange Facing
14-15 Industry Practice

If the gasket has a style number, that is, the value of the Gasket Style Number property is not equal to the numeric equivalent of ‘Undefined’, then the Gasket Manufacturer and Style Number properties is used to form the 7th, 8th, and 9th characters of the industry commodity code. Otherwise, the Gasket Industry Standard property is used.

Stud Bolts, Machine Bolts, Cap Screws, and Jack Screws

Stud Bolts, Machine Bolts, Cap Screws, and Jack Screws are determined on the basis of existence in the bolt part data.

1-2 Bolt Type (first character is 'B')
3-4 Bolt Set Quantity
5-6 Bolt Diameter
7-8 Bolt Length
9-10 Bolt Thread Pitch
11-13 Bolting Geometric Industry Standard or Manufacturer
14-16 Bolting Materials Industry Standard and Grade
17-18 Bolt Coating
19-20 Industry Practice

Nuts

Nuts are determined on the basis of existence in the nut part data. Note that the nut height will not be explicitly included in the commodity code format for nuts. It is assumed that the nut type, the nominal bolt diameter, and the industry standard.

1-2 Nut Type (first character is 'N')
3-4 Nut Set Quantity
5-6 Bolt Diameter
7-9 Geometric Industry Standard or Manufacturer
10-12 Materials Industry Standard and Grade
13-14 Nut Coating Type
15-16 Industry Practice

Washers

Washers are determined on the basis of existence in the washer part data.

1-2 Washer Type (first character is 'W')
3-4 Washer Set Quantity
5-6 Bolt Diameter
7-8 Washer Thickness
9-11 Geometric Industry Standard or Manufacturer
12-14 Materials Industry Standard and Grade
15-16 Washer Coating Type
17-18 Industry Practice

Miscellaneous Parts

Miscellaneous Parts are determined by the Piping Component Class property having a value equal to the numeric equivalent of ‘Accessories’.

1-3 Piping Component Type (first character is 'A')
4-5 Pressure Rating
6-7 Valve Manufacturer and Model Number
8-10 Geometric Industry Standard or Manufacturer
11-13 Materials Industry Standard and Grade
14-15 Miscellaneous Part Requisition Classification
16-17 Industry Practice

Note that jack screws may be defined as reportable piping commodities. In such cases, jack screws are determined by the Piping Component Class property having a value equal to the numeric equivalent of ‘Accessories’, and by the Piping Component Subclass property having a value equal to the numeric equivalent of ‘Miscellaneous Bolting’.

Stock Piping Specialties

Stock piping specialties are determined by the Piping Component Subclass property having a value equal to the numeric equivalent of ‘Relief devices’, ‘Flame arresters’, ‘Noise control devices’, ‘Pressure attenuation devices’, ‘Exhaust heads’, ‘Vents’, ‘Expansion joints’, ‘Swivel joints’, ‘Sampling devices’, ‘Strainers’, ‘Filters’, or ‘Steam traps’.

Note that some stock piping specialties, for example, valves, will have the industry commodity code based on a different, more appropriate, format.

1-3 Piping Component Type (first character is 'S')
4-5 Pressure Rating
6-7 End Preparation
8-9 Surface Preparation or Lining Material
10-12 Geometric Industry Standard or Manufacturer
13-15 Materials Industry Standard and Grade
16-17 Piping Specialty Requisition Classification
18-19 Industry Practice

If the stock piping specialty is lined, that is, the value of the Lining Requirement property is not equal to the numeric equivalent of ‘Undefined’, then the Lining Material property is used to form the 8th and 9th characters of the industry commodity code. Otherwise, the Surface Preparation property is used.

Stock Instruments

Stock instruments are determined by the Piping Component Subclass property having a value equal to the numeric equivalent of ‘Orifice plates’, ‘In-line instruments’, ‘In-line instruments, flow directional’, ‘Regulators’, ‘Instrument indicators’, ‘Instrument transmitters and process- connected switches’, ‘Other instrument end fittings’, ‘Switches and relays’, ‘Recorders’, ‘Analyzers’, ‘Other Sensors’ or ‘Miscellaneous Off- line Instruments’.

Some stock piping specialties, for example, valves, have the industry commodity code based on a different, more appropriate, format.

1-3 Piping Component Type (first character is 'I')
4-5 Pressure Rating
6-7 End Preparation
8-9 Surface Preparation or Lining Material
10-12 Geometric Industry Standard or Manufacturer
13-15 Materials Industry Standard and Grade
16-17 Instrument Requisition Classification
18-19 Industry Practice

If the stock instrument is lined, that is, the value of the Lining Requirement property is not equal to the numeric equivalent of ‘Undefined’, then the Lining Material property is used to form the 8th and 9th characters of the industry commodity code. Otherwise, the Surface Preparation property is used.

Off-line Instruments

Off-line instruments are determined by the Piping Component Class property having a value equal to the numeric equivalent of ‘Off-line Instruments’.

1-3 Piping Component Type (first character is 'O')
4-6 Manufacturer and Model Number
7-8 Instrument Requisition Classification
9-10 Industry Practice