ASTM WK64452

    Revision of A480 / A480M - 17 Standard Specification for General Requirements for Flat-Rolled Stainless and Heat-Resisting Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip

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    Active Standard: A480 / A480M - 19a

    Developed by Subcommittee: A01.17 | Committee A01 | Contact Staff Manager



    austenitic stainless steel; duplex stainless steel; ferritic stainless steel; martensitic stainless steel; stainless steel; stainless steel plate; stainless steel sheet; stainless steel strip;;


    A user, SJMCo., LTD, has requested that a new grade of austenitic stainless steel, NAR-AH-1, developed by its producer, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. (NSSMC) be added to ASTM A480. SJM intends to use this alloy in production of exhaust pipe for automobiles. The new grade of stainless steel has improved corrosion resistance in corrosive environments at high temperatures, up to about 1202 deg. F (650 deg. C), containing salt. The new grade is covered by a patent.

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    Technical Contact:
    Elmar Upitis


    A01 (19-01)

    Ballot Item Approved as A480/A480M-2019A and Pending Publication