M Material

NORSOK M standards take care of the Norwegian petroleum industry's needs for the development of cost-effective standards and standardization within the field of materials for areas that are not satisfactorily covered by international standards.

The NORSOK M standards have been developed by experts from the Norwegian petroleum industry and are based on expertise and experience sharing within the field.

Published standards

M-001 Materials selection (Edition 5, September 2014)
M-004 Piping and equipment insulation (2018)
M-101 Structural steel fabrication (Rev. 5, October 2011)
M-102 Structural aluminium fabrication (Edition 2, April 2015)
M-120 Material data sheets for structural steel (Edition 6, September 2021)
M-121 Aluminium structural material (Edition 2, September 2015)
M-122 Cast structural steel (Rev. 2, October 2012)
M-123 Forged structural steel (Rev. 2, October 2012)
M-501 Surface protection and protective coating (2022)
M-503 Cathodic protection (Edition 4, September 2016)
M-506 CO2 corrosion rate calculation model (2017)
M-601 Welding and Inspection of piping (Edition 6, April 2016)
M-630 Material data sheets and element data sheets for piping (2020)
M-650 Qualification of manufacturers of special materials (Rev. 4, September 2011)
M-710 Qualification of non-metallic materials and manufacturers – Polymers (Edition 3, September 2014)


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