ASTM B853-07

    Standard Specification for Powder Metallurgy (PM) Boron Stainless Steel Structural Components

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers stainless steel powder metallurgy (PM) structural components with a 7.7-g/cm3 minimum density that are fabricated from prealloyed powder consisting primarily of iron, chromium, nickel, molybdenum, and boron and are intended for use in corrosive service.

    1.2 With the exception of density values, for which g/cm3 is the industry standard, the values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI values given in parentheses are converted in accordance with IEEE/ASTM SI 10 and are for information only.


    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

    A262 Practices for Detecting Susceptibility to Intergranular Attack in Austenitic Stainless Steels

    B117 Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus

    B243 Terminology of Powder Metallurgy

    B311 Test Method for Density of Powder Metallurgy (PM) Materials Containing Less Than Two Percent Porosity

    E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials

    E354 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of High-Temperature, Electrical, Magnetic, and Other Similar Iron, Nickel, and Cobalt Alloys

    E572 Test Method for Analysis of Stainless and Alloy Steels by X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry

    E1019 Test Methods for Determination of Carbon, Sulfur, Nitrogen, and Oxygen in Steel, Iron, Nickel, and Cobalt Alloys by Various Combustion and Fusion Techniques

    E1086 Test Method for Atomic Emission Vacuum Spectrometric Analysis of Stainless Steel by Point-to-Plane Excitation Technique

    G48 Test Methods for Pitting and Crevice Corrosion Resistance of Stainless Steels and Related Alloys by Use of Ferric Chloride Solution


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.160 (Powder metallurgy)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/B0853-07

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