ASTM A176 - 99(2009)

    Standard Specification for Stainless and Heat-Resisting Chromium Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip

    Active Standard ASTM A176 | Developed by Subcommittee: A01.17

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.03


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    ASTM A176

    Abstract

    This specification covers stainless steel and heat-resisting chromium steel plate, and strips available in a wide variety of surface finishes. The steel shall conform to specified chemical composition requirements. Also, the material shall conform to the specified mechanical property and mechanical test requirements.

    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 stainless and heat-resisting chromium steel plate, sheet, and strip available in a wide variety of surface finishes.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.

    Note 1—Grades that were previously covered in both Specifications A 176 and A 240/A 240M have been removed from this specification and may now be supplied and purchased in compliance with Specification A 240/A 240M. The chemical and mechanical property requirements of these grades were identical in Specifications A 176 and A 240/A 240M at the time of removal from Specification A 176.


    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

    A240/A240M Specification for Chromium and Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip for Pressure Vessels and for General Applications

    A370 Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products

    A480/A480M Specification for General Requirements for Flat-Rolled Stainless and Heat-Resisting Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip

    E527 Practice for Numbering Metals and Alloys in the Unified Numbering System (UNS)

    SAE Standard

    J1086 Practice for Unified Numbering for Metals and Alloys (UNS)


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.140.20 (Steels of high quality); 77.140.50 (Flat steel products and semi-products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30102205(Stainless steel plate)


    DOI: 10.1520/A0176-99R09

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