ASTM A100 - 07(2012)

    Standard Specification for Ferrosilicon

    Active Standard ASTM A100 | Developed by Subcommittee: A01.18

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.02


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    ASTM A100

    Abstract

    This specification covers grades of ferrosilicon used for steel-making and foundry. The grades shall conform to the required chemical composition for silicon, carbon, sulfur, phosphorous, aluminum, manganese, calcium, and boron. Sizes available of ferrosilicon for various grades are specified. Ferroalloys exhibit varying degrees of friability; therefore, some attrition may be expected in transit, storage, and handling. Chemical analysis of the material shall be made.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers grades of ferrosilicon for steelmaking and foundry uses.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The metric equivalents of inch-pound units (SI units) given in parentheses may be approximate.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    A1025 Specification for Ferroalloys and Other Alloying Materials, General Requirements

    E11 Specification for Woven Wire Test Sieve Cloth and Test Sieves

    E360 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Silicon and Ferrosilicon


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.100 (Ferroalloys)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11191503(Ferrous alloy solids); 11191500(Metal solids)


    DOI: 10.1520/A0100-07R12

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