ASTM A540/A540M-10

    Standard Specification for Alloy-Steel Bolting for Special Applications

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers regular and special-quality alloy steel bolting that may be used for nuclear and other special applications. See Specification for the definition of bolting.

    1.2 The following referenced common requirements are indispensable for application of this specification: Specification .

    1.3 Supplementary requirements of an optional nature are provided for use at the option of the purchaser. These supplementary requirements only apply when specified individually by the purchaser in the purchase order or contract.

    1.4 This specification is expressed in both inch-pound units and in SI units; however, unless the purchase order or contract specifies the applicable M specification designation (SI units), inch-pound units shall apply.

    1.5 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. Within the text, the SI units are shown in brackets. 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

    A962/A962M Specification for Common Requirements for Bolting Intended for Use at Any Temperature from Cryogenic to the Creep Range

    E45 Test Methods for Determining the Inclusion Content of Steel


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31161600(Bolts)


    DOI: 10.1520/A0540_A0540M-10

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