Active Standard ASTM E372 | Developed by Subcommittee: E01.01
Book of Standards Volume: 03.05
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Significance and Use
This test method for the chemical analysis of metals and alloys is primarily intended to test such materials for compliance with compositional specifications. It is assumed that all who use this test method will be trained analysts capable of performing common laboratory procedures skillfully and safely. It is expected that work will be performed in a properly equipped laboratory.
1.1 This test method covers the chemical analysis of magnesium ferrosilicon having chemical compositions within the following limits:
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.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
E32 Practices for Sampling Ferroalloys and Steel Additives for Determination of Chemical Composition
E50 Practices for Apparatus, Reagents, and Safety Considerations for Chemical Analysis of Metals, Ores, and Related Materials
E60 Practice for Analysis of Metals, Ores, and Related Materials by Spectrophotometry
E173 Practice for Conducting Interlaboratory Studies of Methods for Chemical Analysis of Metals
ICS Number Code 77.040.30 (Chemical analysis of metals)