ASTM A1080 - 12

    Standard Practice for Hot Isostatic Pressing of Steel, Stainless Steel, and Related Alloy Castings

    Active Standard ASTM A1080 | Developed by Subcommittee: A01.18

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.02


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    ASTM A1080

    Significance and Use

    4.1 The authorization or requirement for hot isostatic pressing (HIP) shall be agreed upon between purchaser and supplier and must be documented.

    4.1.1 The Supplementary Requirements of the Common Requirements Specifications contain a section for authorization of hot isostatic pressing (HIP) of castings. These Common Requirements Specifications include, but are not limited to:

    A703 Specification for Steel Castings, General Requirements, for Pressure-Containing Parts

    A781 Specification for Castings, Steel and Alloy, Common Requirements, for General Industrial Use

    A957 Specification for Investment Castings, Steel and Alloy, Common Requirements, for General Industrial Use

    A985 Specification for Steel Investment Castings General Requirements, for Pressure-Containing Parts


    4.2 The HIP processing parameters shall be as agreed upon between the purchaser and supplier.

    4.3 When agreed between purchaser and supplier, HIP may be substituted for required thermal treatment provided all requirements for that treatment are met.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers general requirements for Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) of steel, stainless steel, and related alloy castings.

    1.2 Units—The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.140.01 (Iron and steel products in general)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11101704(Steel); 11171600(Stainless steel alloys)


    DOI: 10.1520/A1080-12

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