ASTM WK44179

    Revision of A830 / A830M - 13 Standard Specification for Plates, Carbon Steel, Structural Quality, Furnished to Chemical Composition Requirements

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    Active Standard: A830 / A830M - 14

    Developed by Subcommittee: A01.02 | Committee A01 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Rationale

    S751-13B A task group has been formed to address the phosphorus and sulfur levels in the steel standards covered by Committee A01.02. The goal is to align the levels of these two elements to be consistent with current standard metallurgical processes. While this may result in alignment of ASTM standards with other international standards covering similar steels, this would be a byproduct of the changes rather than the impetus for the changes. The task group has proposed a level of 0.030% maximum for each element for plate materials at this time.


    carbon; chemical composition; non-standard grades; plates; standard grades; steel; structural steel;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Allen Harrold


    A01 (14-02)

    Ballot Item Approved as A830/A830M-2014 and Pending Publication