Work Item
ASTM WK80264

Revision of E6-15e4 Standard Terminology Relating to Methods of Mechanical Testing


Delete the term, “least count” which is attributed to subcommittee E28.04, from E6.
The phrase “least count” is not defined in any E28 standard.
The phrase “least count” does not appear in any sentences in any E28 standards:
Least count originally appeared in and was defined in E111, but was removed several years ago when the standard was updated remove the original 1920 method for estimating a straight line.


Developed by Subcommittee: E28.91

Committee: E28

Staff Manager: Ashley Wiand

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 12-16-2021

Technical Contact: William Luecke

Item: 013

Ballot: E28 (22-02)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution