ASTM E7 - 03(2009)

    Standard Terminology Relating to Metallography

    Active Standard ASTM E7 | Developed by Subcommittee: E04.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 03.01


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    Significance and Use

    Standards of Committee E-4 consist of test methods, practices, and guides developed to ensure proper and uniform testing in the field of metallography. In order for one to properly use and interpret these standards, the terminology used in these standards must be understood.

    The terms used in the field of metallography have precise definitions. The terminology and its proper usage must be completely understood in order to adequately communicate in this field. In this respect, this standard is also a general source of terminology relating to the field of metallography facilitating the transfer of information within the field.

    1. Scope


    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

    E45 Test Methods for Determining the Inclusion Content of Steel

    E80 Recommended Practice for Dilatometric Analysis of Metallic Materials; Replaced by E 228

    E92 Test Method for Vickers Hardness of Metallic Materials

    E112 Test Methods for Determining Average Grain Size

    E1122 Practice for Obtaining JK Inclusion Ratings Using Automatic Image Analysis


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.77 (Metallurgy (Vocabularies)); 77.040.99 (Other methods of testing metals)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/E0007-03R09

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