Active Standard ASTM E702 | Developed by Subcommittee: D34.03
Book of Standards Volume: 11.04
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This specification covers the chemical and physical requirements of municipal ferrous scrap that are intended for use by such industries listed as follows: copper industry, iIron and steel foundries, iron and steel production, detinning industry, and ferroalloy industry. Municipal ferrous scrap shall conform to the requirements as to chemical composition for the respective end uses prescribed. Also, municipal ferrous scrap shall conform to the physical properties for the respective end uses prescribed.
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1.1 This specification covers the chemical and physical requirements of municipal ferrous scrap that are intended for use by such industries listed as follows:
1.1.1 Copper industry (precipitation process),
1.1.2 Iron and steel foundries,
1.1.3 Iron and steel production,
1.1.4 Detinning industry, and
1.1.5 Ferroalloy industry.
1.2 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.
1.3 Questions concerning material rejection, downgrading, and retesting based on failure to meet the requirements of this specification shall be dealt with through contractual arrangements between the purchaser and the supplier.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
E701 Test Methods for Municipal Ferrous Scrap
ICS Number Code 13.030.10 (Solid wastes)