ASTM WK44929

    Work Item: ASTM WK44929 - Revision of B933 - 09 Standard Test Method for Microindentation Hardness of Powder Metallurgy (P/M) Materials

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    Active Standard: B933 - 09

    Developed by Subcommittee: B09.05 | Committee B09 | Contact Staff Manager

    1. Rationale

    The standard is due for periodic review. Section 9.7 needs to be deleted as it has been deemed invalid. In Appendix A1.1.9.2 the 2.2 HRC needs to be changed to 4.5 HRC.


    Knoop microindentation hardness; microindentation hardness; PM; powder metallurgy; Vickers microindentation hardness; Ferrous metals/alloys; Ferrous metals/alloys--specifications; Microindentation hardness method; MIM (metal injected molded) applications; PIM (powder injected molding) applications; Powder metallurgy (P/M) materials; Structural building materials/applications--specifications; Structural metals/alloys;
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    W Brian James


    B09 (14-01)

    Ballot Item Approved as B933-2014 and Pending Publication