ASTM A1062 - 10(2020)

    Standard Specification for Steel Castings Sampling

    Active Standard ASTM A1062 | Developed by Subcommittee: A01.18

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.02


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This standard covers the inspection requirements agreed upon by the purchaser and producer of steel castings for the sample castings prior to production of the completed order. This standard includes all castings covered by Specifications A703/A703M, A781/A781M, A957/A957M, and A985/A985M. It also identifies when a new sample needs to be developed.

    1.2 Several categories of sampling requirements are covered, ranging from dimensional, machining, visual, magnetic particle, liquid penetrant, radiographic, ultrasonic, or leak tests.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    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

    A703/A703M Specification for Steel Castings, General Requirements, for Pressure-Containing Parts

    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

    A985/A985M Specification for Steel Investment Castings General Requirements, for Pressure-Containing Parts


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.140.80 (Iron and steel castings)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31100000(Castings and casting assemblies)


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    DOI: 10.1520/A1062-10R20

    Citation Format

    ASTM A1062-10(2020), Standard Specification for Steel Castings Sampling, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2020, www.astm.org

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