ASTM A560 / A560M - 12

    Standard Specification for Castings, Chromium-Nickel Alloy

    Active Standard ASTM A560 / A560M | Developed by Subcommittee: A01.18

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.02


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    Abstract

    This guide covers standard specification for chromium-nickel alloy castings intended for heat-resisting and elevated-temperature corrosion applications, such as structural members, containers, supports, hangers, spacers, and the like, in corrosive environments. The alloy for the castings shall be made by electric-arc or induction-furnace process. Heat treatment shall be performed wherein the material shall conform to the required chemical composition for carbon, manganese, silicon, sulfur, phosphorus, nitrogen, nitrogen + carbon, iron, titanium, aluminum, columbium, chromium, and nickel. Tensile and Charpy requirements of the alloy used for the casting shall conform to the specified values of tensile strength, yield point, elongation, and unnotched Charpy impact. Mechanical tests like tension test and impact test, if required, shall be made from each melt.

    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 chromium-nickel alloy castings intended for heat-resisting and elevated-temperature corrosion applications, such as structural members, containers, supports, hangers, spacers, and the like, in corrosive environments up to 2000°F [1090°C].

    1.2 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.


    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

    A781/A781M Specification for Castings, Steel and Alloy, Common Requirements, for General Industrial Use

    A957/A657M Specification for Investment Castings, Steel and Alloy, Common Requirements, for General Industrial Use


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.150.40 (Nickel and chromium products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31100000(Castings and casting assemblies)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/A0560_A0560M-12

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    Citation Format

    ASTM A560 / A560M-12, Standard Specification for Castings, Chromium-Nickel Alloy, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2012, www.astm.org

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