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ASTM WK82099

Revision of A262-15(2021) Standard Practices for Detecting Susceptibility to Intergranular Attack in Austenitic Stainless Steels


A262 currently uses the term "extra low carbon" without defining the term nor where to look for it. The term is used for determining when a sample requires the sensitization heat treatment prior to testing. The specification also needs additional clarity for when and when not grades that contain stabilization elements also require the sensitization heat treatment. The goal of this update is to clarify all of these items.


Developed by Subcommittee: A01.14

Committee: A01

Staff Manager: W Scott Orthey

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Date Initiated: 06-06-2022

Technical Contact: Daniel Janikowski

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