Active Standard ASTM B37 | Developed by Subcommittee: B07.01
Book of Standards Volume: 02.02
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This specification covers the standard for ingot, bar, rod, cone, nugget or shot aluminum and aluminum alloys proposed for use in manufacturing iron and steel. Each sample shall conform to the chemical composition limits enlisted herein. Test samples can be taken at the time the ingots, bars, rods, cones, nuggets or shots are produced or from the finished product.
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1.1 This specification covers aluminum and aluminum alloys in the form of ingots, bars, rods, cones, nuggets or shot, designated as shown in Table 1, for use in the manufacture of iron and steel.
1.2 Units—The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered 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.
B275 Practice for Codification of Certain Nonferrous Metals and Alloys, Cast and Wrought
B660 Practices for Packaging/Packing of Aluminum and Magnesium Products
B881 Terminology Relating to Aluminum- and Magnesium-Alloy Products
D3951 Practice for Commercial Packaging
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
E34 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Aluminum and Aluminum-Base Alloys
E607 Test Method for Atomic Emission Spectrometric Analysis Aluminum Alloys by the Point to Plane Technique Nitrogen Atmosphere
E716 Practices for Sampling and Sample Preparation of Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys for Determination of Chemical Composition by Spectrochemical Analysis
E1251 Test Method for Analysis of Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys by Spark Atomic Emission Spectrometry
ICS Number Code 77.120.10 (Aluminium and aluminium alloys)
UNSPSC Code 11101705(Aluminum)