1.1 This test method covers a metallographic method for determining the maximum depth of surface finger oxide penetration and the concentration of subsurface interparticle oxide networks in critical areas of powder forged steel parts.
1.2 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.
E3 Guide for Preparation of Metallographic Specimens
interparticle oxide networks; powder-forged (P/F) steel parts; surface finger oxides;
ICS Number Code 77.040.99 (Other methods of testing metals)
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Citing ASTM Standards
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