This specification covers the requirements for material certifications, specifically including materials under the jurisdiction of Committee E29. It defines terminology related thereto, including melt mill, traceability, heat number vs. lot number, certificate of compliance, and specifies the information to be included on material certifications. Hence the document is an authoritative reference to dispel the incorrect interpretations put forth by unknowledgeable segments of the metals industry.
1.1 This specification covers the requirements for material certifications, specifically including materials under the jurisdiction of Committee E29, as well as defining terminology related thereto.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
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.
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