ASTM WK37979

    Work Item: ASTM WK37979 - Revision of A370 - 12 Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products

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    Active Standard: A370 - 13

    Developed by Subcommittee: A01.13 | Committee A01 | Contact Staff Manager



    1. Rationale

    Revise requirements for measuring lateral expansion in Charpy testing for specimens that do not separate. This revision will provide clarity and will make A370 consistent with the current requirements of E23.


    Keywords

    bend test; Brinell hardness; Charpy impact test; elongation; FATT (Fracture Appearance Transition Temperature); hardness test; portable hardness; reduction of area; Rockwell hardness; tensile strength; tension test; yield strength; Bend testing--metallic materials; Brinell hardness; Charpy impact test; Elongation--metallic materials; Forgings; Fracture appearance transition temperature (FATT); Generator materials; Hardness (indentation)--metallic materials; Impact resistance; Impact testing--Charpy; Mechanical analysis/testing; Pressure vessel steel; Railroad steel materials; Rockwell hardness; Seven-wire strand (tendon); Shipbuilding steel materials--specifications; Steel; Steel bars; Steel bolting materials; Steel chain; Steel pipe; Steel sheet; Steel sheet/strip; Steel sheet/strip/plate; Steel tube; Steel valves; Steel wire; Temperature tests--metals/alloys; Tensile properties/testing--steel; Tin mill products; Yield strength and yield point
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    06-18-2012

    Technical Contact:
    Lester Burgess

    Item:
    045

    Ballot:
    A01 (13-03)

    Status:
    Ballot Item Approved as A370-2013 and Pending Publication