ASTM WK46159

    Revision of A668 / A668M - 13e1 Standard Specification for Steel Forgings, Carbon and Alloy, for General Industrial Use

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    Active Standard: A668 / A668M - 14

    Developed by Subcommittee: A01.06 | Committee A01 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK46159

    1. Rationale

    Section 7.2.5 requires that Brinell hardness tests be conducted on broken tensile specimens. Due to the small size of these specimens, a Brinell test is awkward, and in the case of very soft material, impossible to perform on the tensile specimen. It is proposed that the manufacturer be given the option to either test the forging itself or the blank from which the tensile test will subsquently be machined.


    Keywords

    alloy steel forgings; carbon steel forgings; general industrial applications; heat treatment classifications; strength classifications ;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    05-15-2014

    Technical Contact:
    Patrick Nowak

    Item:
    001

    Ballot:
    A01.06 (14-04)

    Status:
    Item Going To Next Ballot Level