ASTM E372 - 13

    Standard Test Method for Determination of Calcium and Magnesium in Magnesium Ferrosilicon by EDTA Titration

    Active Standard ASTM E372 | Developed by Subcommittee: E01.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 03.05


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 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. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the chemical analysis of magnesium ferrosilicon having chemical compositions within the following limits:

    Element

    Composition Range, %

     

    Aluminum

    2.0 max

    Calcium

    0.25 to 3.00

    Carbon

    0.50 max

    Cerium

    1.0 max

    Chromium

    0.50 max

    Magnesium

    2.00 to 12.00

    Manganese

    1.0 max

    Silicon

    40.00 to 55.00

    Sulfur

    0.025 max

    Titanium

    0.2 max


    1.2 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. For general precautions to be observed in this test method, refer to Practices E50.


    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

    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

    E135 Terminology Relating to Analytical Chemistry for Metals, Ores, and Related Materials

    E173 Practice for Conducting Interlaboratory Studies of Methods for Chemical Analysis of Metals


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.040.30 (Chemical analysis of metals)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11101712(Ferrous alloy)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/E0372

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    Citation Format

    ASTM E372-13, Standard Test Method for Determination of Calcium and Magnesium in Magnesium Ferrosilicon by EDTA Titration, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2013, www.astm.org

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