Active Standard ASTM A575 | Developed by Subcommittee: A01.15
Book of Standards Volume: 01.05
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1.1 This specification covers hot-wrought merchant quality carbon steel bars produced to a chemical composition. Merchant quality bars are used for structural and similar miscellaneous bar applications involving moderate cold bending, moderate hot forming, punching, and welding as used in the production of noncritical parts. Moderate cold bending involves a generous bend radius with the axis of the bend transverse to the direction of rolling.
1.2 Special quality hot-wrought carbon steel bars are covered in Specification A576.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A29/A29M Specification for Steel Bars, Carbon and Alloy, Hot-Wrought, General Requirements for
A576 Specification for Steel Bars, Carbon, Hot-Wrought, Special Quality
ICS Number Code 77.140.60 (Steel bars and rods)