ASTM A842-85(1997)

    Standard Specification for Compacted Graphite Iron Castings

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers castings made of compacted graphite iron, that is described as cast iron with the graphite in compacted (vermiform) shapes and essentially free of flake graphite.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be considered as the standard.

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


    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

    E8/E8M Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials

    Federal Standard

    FederalStandardNo.12 Marking for Shipment (Civil Agencies)

    American National Standard

    MIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.080.10 (Irons); 77.140.80 (Iron and steel castings)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/A0842-85R97

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