ASTM WK46245

    Revision of A370 - 13 Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products

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    Active Standard: A370 - 14

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



    WK46245

    1. Rationale

    The Rate of Straining Control Method for Determining Yield Properties contained in ASTM E8 is useful when testing materials that exhibit low strain rate sensitivity. Inclusion of this method of determining yield properties in A370 would be helpful when testing such materials that reference A370 for testing.


    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;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    05-23-2014

    Technical Contact:
    Terry Tressler

    Status:
    Draft Under Development