1.1This method describes the spark atomic emission spectrometric analysis of nickel alloys, such as specified by committee B02, and having chemical compositions within the following limits: ElementApplication Range (Wt. %) Aluminum0.01-6.00 Boron0.01-0.10 Carbon0.01-0.15 Chromium0.01-33.00 Copper0.01-35.00 Cobalt0.01-20.00 Iron0.05-50.00 Magnesium0.01-0.020 Molybdenum0.01-30.0 Niobium0.01-6.0 Nickel25.00-100.0 Phosphorous0.001-0.025 Silicon0.01-1.50 Sulfur0.0001-0.01 Titanium 0.0001-6.0 Tungsten0.01-5.0 Vanadium0.0005-1.0 1.2The following elements may be determined using this method. ElementQuantification Range (%) Aluminum0.0XX-0.XXX Boron0.XXX-0.0XXX Calcium0.XXX-0.00XX Cobalt0.00X-0.XXX Magnesium0.XXX-0.0XXX Tin0.XXX-0.01XX Silver0.XXX-0.001X Phosphorous0.XXX-0.02XX Silicon0.XXX-0.XXX
There is currently no standard test method scoped for analysis of nickel alloys. The method will primarily be used for testing scoped elements in nickel alloys for the purpose of determining compliance to material specifications. Typical users will be supplier, customer and contract testing laboratories testing nickel alloys.
KeywordsNickel Alloys, Spark Atomic Emission
The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.Back to Top
Ballot Item Approved as E3047-2016 and Pending Publication