ASTM A747/A747M-99

    Standard Specification for Steel Castings, Stainless, Precipitation Hardening


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers iron-chromium-nickel-copper corrosion-resistant steel castings, capable of being strengthened by precipitation hardening heat treatment.

    1.2 These castings may be used in services requiring corrosion resistance and high strengths at temperatures up to 600°F [315°C]. They may be machined in the solution-annealed condition and subsequently precipitation hardened to the desired high-strength mechanical properties specified in Table 1 with little danger of cracking or distortion.

    1.3 The material is not intended for use in the solution-annealed condition.

    Note-If the service environment in which the material is to be used is considered conducive to stress-corrosion cracking, precipitation hardening should be performed at a temperature that will minimize the susceptibility of the material to this type of attack.

    1.4 The values stated in either inch-pound units or SI units are to be regarded separately as standard. Within the text, the SI units are shown in brackets. The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in nonconformance with the specification.


    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

    A781/A781M Specification for Castings, Steel and Alloy, Common Requirements, for General Industrial Use

    A957/A957M Specification for Investment Castings, Steel and Alloy, Common Requirements, for General Industrial Use

    A1067/A1067M Specification for Test Coupons for Steel Castings

    A1080 Practice for Hot Isostatic Pressing of Steel, Stainless Steel, and Related Alloy Castings

    ASME Standard

    ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Supplementar


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.140.80 (Iron and steel castings)

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    DOI: 10.1520/A0747_A0747M-99

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    ASTM A747 / A747M-99, Standard Specification for Steel Castings, Stainless, Precipitation Hardening, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1999, www.astm.org

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