ASTM A993-98

    Withdrawn Standard: ASTM A993-98 Standard Test Method for Dynamic Tear Testing of Cast Irons to Establish Transition Temperature (Withdrawn 2004)

    Developed by Subcommittee: A04.21

    WITHDRAWN, NO REPLACEMENT

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    Withdrawn Rationale:

    This test method covers dynamic tear testing and is applicable to graphitic cast irons and establishes the transition temperature from examination of fracture appearance. Details of apparatus, specimens, and procedure are included.

    Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee A04 on Iron Castings, this test method was withdrawn in October 2004 in accordance with section 10.5.3.1 of the Regulations Governing ASTM Technical Committees, which requires that standards shall be updated by the end of the eighth year since the last approval date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers dynamic tear testing and is applicable to graphitic cast irons and establishes the transition temperature from examination of fracture appearance. Details of apparatus, specimens, and procedures are included.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The inch-pound units given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    DOI: 10.1520/A0993-98

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