ASTM A827/A827M-02

    Standard Specification for Plates, Carbon Steel, for Forging and Similar Applications


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers carbon steel plates, forging quality, intended for forging, quenching-and-tempering, and similar applications in which uniformity of composition and freedom from injurious imperfections are important.

    1.2 The plates are available in six grades, or chemical compositions.

    1.3 When the steel is to be welded, it is presupposed that a welding procedure suitable for the grade of steel and intended use or service will be utilized. See Appendix X 3 of Specification A 6/A 6M for information on weldability.

    1.4 The values stated in either inch-pound or SI units are to be regarded 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 sytems 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.

    ASTM Standards

    A6/A6M Specification for General Requirements for Rolled Structural Steel Bars, Plates, Shapes, and Sheet Piling

    ASME Code

    ASMEBoilerandPressur Section IX, Welding Qualifications


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.140.50 (Flat steel products and semi-products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30102204(Steel plate)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/A0827_A0827M-02

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    Citation Format

    ASTM A827 / A827M-02, Standard Specification for Plates, Carbon Steel, for Forging and Similar Applications, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2002, www.astm.org

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