ASTM A956-02

    Standard Test Method for Leeb Hardness Testing of Steel Products

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the Leeb hardness of steel, cast steel, and cast iron (Part A), including the methods for the verification of Leeb hardness testing instruments (Part B), and the calibration of standardized test blocks (Part C).

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    Note 1—The original title of this standard was "Standard Test Method for Equotip Hardness Testing of Steel Products".


    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

    E691 Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.040.10 (Mechanical testing of metals)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 81141506(Product testing)


    DOI: 10.1520/A0956-02

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