Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM A327-91(1997)

Standard Test Methods for Impact Testing of Cast Irons


1.1 These test methods for impact testing cover the details of apparatus, test specimens and procedures for cast iron including gray iron, white iron, malleable iron, ductile iron, and austempered ductile iron, but not including chilled rolls or rolls with white iron skins.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. A companion standard, A 327M, lists values in SI units.

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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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Book of Standards Volume: 01.02
Developed by Subcommittee: A04.21
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.1520/A0327-91R97
ICS Code: 77.140.80