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1.1 This specification covers carbon steel, alloy steel, and martensitic stainless steel castings that are to be subjected to higher mechanical stresses than those covered in Specification A27/A27M.
1.2 Several grades of steel castings are covered, having the chemical composition and mechanical properties prescribed in Table 1 and Table 2.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units or SI units are to be regarded separately as standard. Within the text, the SI units are shown in brackets. The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in nonconformance with the specification.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A27/A27M Specification for Steel Castings, Carbon, for General Application
A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
A781/A781M Specification for Castings, Steel and Alloy, Common Requirements, for General Industrial Use
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
ICS Number Code 77.140.80 (Iron and steel castings)