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ASTM E1806-96(2001)

Standard Practice for Sampling Steel and Iron for Determination of Chemical Composition

Scope

1.1 This practice covers the sampling of all grades of steel, both cast and wrought, and all types (grades) of cast irons and blast furnace iron for chemical and spectrochemical determination of composition. This practice is similar to ISO 14284.

1.2 This practice is divided into the following sections.

Sections
Requirements for Sampling and Sample Preparation6
General6.1
Sample6.2
Selection of a Sample6.3
Preparation of a Sample6.4
Liquid Iron for Steelmaking and Pig Iron Production7
General7.1
Spoon Sampling7.2
Probe Sampling7.3
Preparation of a Sample for Analysis7.4
Liquid Iron for Cast Iron Production8
General8.1
Spoon Sampling8.2
Probe Sampling8.3
Preparation of a Sample for Analysis8.4
Sampling and Sample Preparation for the Determination of
Oxygen and Hydrogen8.5
Liquid Steel for Steel Production9
General9.1
Probe Sampling9.2
Spoon Sampling9.3
Preparation of a Sample for Analysis8.4
Sampling and Sample Preparation for the Determination
of Oxygen9.5
Sampling and Sample Preparation for the Determination
of Hydrogen9.6
Pig Irons10
General10.1
Increment Sampling10.2
Preparation of a Sample for Analysis10.3
Cast Iron Products11
General11.1
Sampling and Sample Preparation11.2
Steel Products12
General12.1
Selection of a Laboratory Sample or a Sample for
Analysis from a Cast Product12.2
Selection of a Laboratory Sample or a Sample for
Analysis from a Wrought Product12.3
Preparation of a Sample for Analysis12.4
Sampling of Leaded Steel12.5
Sampling and Sample Preparation for the Determination
of Oxygen12.6
Sampling and Sample Preparation for the Determination
of Hydrogen12.7
Keywords13
Annexes
Sampling Probes for Use with Liquid Iron and SteelAnnex A1
Sampling Probes for Use with Liquid Steel for theAnnex A2
Determination of Hydrogen

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.

1.4 For specific precautions, see 6.4.3.5, 9.4.4.3, and 12.5.1.1 as well as Section 5.

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Details
Book of Standards Volume: 03.05
Developed by Subcommittee: E01.01
Pages: 21
DOI: 10.1520/E1806-96R01
ICS Code: 71.040.50