This specification covers Hadfield austenitic manganese steel castings and alloy modifications. The castings shall be suitably heat treated to achieve toughness and ductility. This heat treatment shall consist of uniformly heating the castings to a temperature applicable for grade of steel produced. The steel shall conform to the requirements as to chemical composition prescribed. Weld repairs shall be inspected to the same quality standards as are used to inspect the castings.
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1.1 This specification covers Hadfield austenitic manganese steel castings and alloy modifications.
1.2 The values stated in either inch-pound units or SI units are to be regarded separately as standard. Within the text, the SI units are shown in brackets. The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in nonconformance with the specification.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A781/A781M Specification for Castings, Steel and Alloy, Common Requirements, for General Industrial Use
austenitic manganese steel; manganese steel; steel castings; Hadfield austenitic manganese steel castings; Austenitic stainless steel castings--specifications; Manganese alloys--specifications
ICS Number Code 77.140.80 (Iron and steel castings)
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