ASTM G193 - 20a

    Standard Terminology and Acronyms Relating to Corrosion

    Active Standard ASTM G193 | Developed by Subcommittee: J01.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 03.02


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This terminology and acronyms standard covers and defines commonly used terms and acronyms in the field of corrosion. Related terms may be found in Terminologies D16, D4538, G40, or other ASTM terminology standards.

    1.2 This terminology and acronyms standard is a result of an agreement between NACE International and ASTM International Committee G01 on Corrosion of Metals and may not reflect the opinions of other ASTM committees.

    1.3 In this terminology and acronyms standard, brackets are used for directives that follow a definition and are obviously not part of it, such as, “[see XXX]” and “[also known as XXX].” Brackets can also indicate the field of application or context of the definition or acronym.

    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.

    ISO Standards

    ISO 6506-1

    ISO 6507-1

    ISO 6508-1 Metallic materials -- Rockwell hardness test -- Part 1: Test method (scales A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, K, N, T)

    SSPC Surface Preparation Standards

    SSPC-SP 1 Solvent Cleaning

    SSPC-SP 2 Hand Tool Cleaning

    SSPC-SP 3

    SSPC-SP 8 Pickling

    NACE Standards

    NACE No. 1/SSPC-SP 5 White Metal Blast Cleaning

    NACE No. 2/SSPC-SP 10 Near-White Metal Blast Cleaning

    NACE No. 3/SSPC-SP 6

    ASTM Standards

    D16 Terminology for Paint, Related Coatings, Materials, and Applications

    D2583 Test Method for Indentation Hardness of Rigid Plastics by Means of a Barcol Impressor

    D4538 Terminology Relating to Protective Coating and Lining Work for Power Generation Facilities

    E10 Test Method for Brinell Hardness of Metallic Materials

    E18 Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials

    E92 Test Methods for Vickers Hardness and Knoop Hardness of Metallic Materials

    G40 Terminology Relating to Wear and Erosion


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.77 (Metallurgy (Vocabularies)); 77.060 (Corrosion of metals)

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    DOI: 10.1520/G0193-20A

    Citation Format

    ASTM G193-20a, Standard Terminology and Acronyms Relating to Corrosion, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2020, www.astm.org

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