ASTM A395/A395M-99

    Historical Standard: ASTM A395/A395M-99 Standard Specification for Ferritic Ductile Iron Pressure-Retaining Castings for Use at Elevated Temperatures

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    ASTM A395 / A395M

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers ductile iron castings for pressure-retaining parts for use at elevated temperatures (Note 1).

    1.2 Valves, flanges, pipe fittings, pumps, and other piping components are generally manufactured in advance and supplied from stock by the manufacturer, jobber, or dealer.

    1.3 For supplemental casting requirements Specification A 834 may be utilized.


    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

    A247 Test Method for Evaluating the Microstructure of Graphite in Iron Castings

    A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products

    A536 Specification for Ductile Iron Castings

    A732/A732M Specification for Castings, Investment, Carbon and Low Alloy Steel for General Application, and Cobalt Alloy for High Strength at Elevated Temperatures

    A834 Specification for Common Requirements for Iron Castings for General Industrial Use

    E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials

    E10 Test Method for Brinell Hardness of Metallic Materials

    E186 Reference Radiographs for Heavy-Walled (2 to 412-in. (50.8 to 114-mm)) Steel Castings

    E280 Reference Radiographs for Heavy-Walled (412 to 12-in. (114 to 305-mm)) Steel Castings

    E446 Reference Radiographs for Steel Castings Up to 2 in. (50.8 mm) in Thickness

    E689 Reference Radiographs for Ductile Iron Castings

    E1806 Practice for Sampling Steel and Iron for Determination of Chemical Composition

    F1476 Specification for Performance of Gasketed Mechanical Couplings for Use in Piping Applications

    F1548 Specification for Performance of Fittings for Use with Gasketed Mechanical Couplings Used in Piping Applications

    Manufacturers Standardization Society of the Valve and Fittings Industry Standard

    SP 25 Standard Marking Systems for Valves, Flanges, Pipe Fittings, and Unions


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.140.80 (Iron and steel castings)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31100000(Castings and casting assemblies)


    DOI: 10.1520/A0395_A0395M-99

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