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1.1 These test methods cover procedures for the sampling and testing of the various ferroalloys for sizing, either before or after shipment from the plants of the manufacturers.
1.2 They are designed to give results representative of each lot that will be comparable with the manufacturer's certified analysis for the same lot.
1.3 The purchaser may use any sampling procedure he desires, but the results obtained on such samples shall not be a basis for complaint or rejection, unless the procedure followed is of an accuracy equivalent to that prescribed in these test methods.
1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI equivalents of inch-pound units may be approximate.
1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
E11 Specification for Woven Wire Test Sieve Cloth and Test Sieves
E32 Practices for Sampling Ferroalloys and Steel Additives for Determination of Chemical Composition
ICS Number Code 77.100 (Ferroalloys)
UNSPSC Code 11191500(Metal solids )