ASTM A125-96(2001)

    Historical Standard: ASTM A125-96(2001) Standard Specification for Steel Springs, Helical, Heat-Treated

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers hot-coiled, heat-treated helical compression springs with tapered, closed, squared and ground ends made of hot-wrought round steel bars 3/8 in. (9.5 mm) and larger in diameter.

    1.2 This specification also serves to inform the user of practical manufacturing limits, mechanical tests, and inspection requirements applicable to the type of spring described in 1.1.

    1.3 Supplementary Requirements S1 to S8 inclusive of an optional nature are provided. They shall apply only when specified by the purchaser. Details of these supplementary requirements shall be agreed upon by the manufacturer and purchaser.

    1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    A29/A29M Specification for Steel Bars, Carbon and Alloy, Hot-Wrought, General Requirements for

    A689 Specification for Carbon and Alloy Steel Bars for Springs

    E10 Test Method for Brinell Hardness of Metallic Materials

    E112 Test Methods for Determining Average Grain Size

    E709 Guide for Magnetic Particle Testing


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 21.160 (Springs)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31161901(Helical springs)


    DOI: 10.1520/A0125-96R01

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