ASTM F2078 - 08a

    Standard Terminology Relating to Hydrogen Embrittlement Testing

    Active Standard ASTM F2078 | Developed by Subcommittee: F07.04

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.03


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    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. Scope

    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.

    ASTM Standards

    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


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.19 (Testing (Vocabularies)); 19.040 (Environmental testing)

    UNSPSC Code

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    DOI: 10.1520/F2078-08A

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