ASTM A47/A47M-99(2009)

    Standard Specification for Ferritic Malleable Iron Castings


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers ferritic malleable castings for general engineering usage at temperatures from normal ambient to approximately 400°C (750°F).

    1.2 No precise quantitative relationship can be stated between the properties of the iron in various locations of the same casting and those of a test specimen cast from the same iron (see Appendix X1).

    1.3 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.


    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

    A153/A153M Specification for Zinc Coating (Hot-Dip) on Iron and Steel Hardware

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

    A644 Terminology Relating to Iron Castings

    E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials

    E10 Test Method for Brinell Hardness of Metallic Materials

    E18 Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials

    E140 Hardness Conversion Tables for Metals Relationship Among Brinell Hardness, Vickers Hardness, Rockwell Hardness, Superficial Hardness, Knoop Hardness, Scleroscope Hardness, and Leeb Hardness

    Military Standard

    MIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage

    Federal Standard

    Fed.Std.No.123 Marking for Domestic Shipment (Civilian Agencies)


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.140.80 (Iron and steel castings)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31101619(Malleable iron sand casting)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/A0047_A0047M-99R09

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    Citation Format

    ASTM A47 / A47M-99(2009), Standard Specification for Ferritic Malleable Iron Castings, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2009, www.astm.org

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