Significance and Use
The terms used in describing hydrogen embrittlement have precise definitions. The terminology and its proper usage must be completely understood to communicate and transfer information adequately within the field.
The terms defined in other terminology standards, are respectively identified in parentheses following the definition.
1.1 This terminology covers the principal terms, abbreviations, and symbols relating to mechanical methods for hydrogen embrittlement testing, which are present in more than one of the standards under the jurisdiction of ASTM Committee F07 on Aerospace and Aircraft. These definitions are published to encourage uniformity of terminology in product specifications.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
C904 Terminology Relating to Chemical-Resistant Nonmetallic Materials
D4848 Terminology Related to Force, Deformation and Related Properties of Textiles
E6 Terminology Relating to Methods of Mechanical Testing
E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
E631 Terminology of Building Constructions
E1823 Terminology Relating to Fatigue and Fracture Testing
F109 Terminology Relating to Surface Imperfections on Ceramics
F1624 Test Method for Measurement of Hydrogen Embrittlement Threshold in Steel by the Incremental Step Loading Technique
G15 Terminology Relating to Corrosion and Corrosion Testing
Hydrogen embrittlement (HE); Mechanical analysis/testing; Terminology--metals/alloys materials/applications;
ICS Number Code 01.040.19 (Testing (Vocabularies)); 19.040 (Environmental testing)
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