Active Standard ASTM A176 | Developed by Subcommittee: A01.17
Book of Standards Volume: 01.03
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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.
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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
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
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 StandardJ1086 Practice for Unified Numbering for Metals and Alloys (UNS)
ICS Number Code 77.140.20 (Steels of high quality); 77.140.50 (Flat steel products and semi-products)
UNSPSC Code 30102205(Stainless steel plate)