ASTM A is the specification that covers the general requirements for flat- rolled stainless and heat-resisting steel plate, sheet and strip. It does not reference. 1 This specification is under the jurisdiction of ASTM Committee A01 on Steel, product specifications that reference Specification A/. ASTM A/AM Standard Specification for General Requirements for Flat -Rolled Stainless and Heat-Resisting Steel Plate, Sheet, and.

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The material test report shall report the melting 3 process when the purchase order requires either a speci? The manufacturer is permitted, if necessary, use a lower temperature resolution anneal or a stabilization anneal after a high temperature solution anneal in order to meet corrosion test requirements.

It is neither practical 4a80 necessary to specify limits for unspeci? When agreed by the seller and the purchaser, it is permitted to modify the cross section to 1?

Width and length tolerances for abrasive cut plates over mm thick are not included in the table; consult producer. Originally approved in Committee A01 has identi? This analysis shall be made from a test sample taken during the pouring of asgm melt, or from the in-process product later in the manufacturing?

Hardness conversion shall be done using the applicable tables in Test Methods and De? The purchase order requirements shall not take precedence if they, in any way, violate the requirements of the product speci?

Requirements for AM are given in Annex A3.

C Not including hard tempers of 2xx and 3xx series, dead-soft sheets, and deep-drawing sheets. This material test report shall reference the product speci? It is permitted to round the edges of the test specimen to a radius equal to one half the specimen thickness. Various production methods may be used to obtain these? Finish for Strip Note that Practices A requires the test to be performed on sensitized specimens in the low-carbon and stabilized types and on specimens representative of the asshipped condition for other types.


When intergranular corrosion tests are required, they shall be as agreed upon between the seller and the purchaser. Material Test Report and Certi? The presence of an unspeci? When the material is too thin to allow hardness testing using any of the Rockwell super?

In the case of polished? Within the text, the SI units are shown in brackets, except that when AM is speci? Historical Version s – view previous versions of standard Work Item s – proposed revisions of this standard Translated Version s: NOTE 1—A typical ordering description is as follows: A number in parentheses indicates the year of last reapproval.

Edges for Cold-Rolled Strip The characters shall be a4800 such size as to be clearly legible. Work A40 s – proposed revisions of this standard.

Architectural Finishes—Sometimes described as a No. Use of plates in this condition is generally con? This standard has been approved for use by agencies of the Department of Defense. Circular and sketch plates over 5?

The gage number shall not be a basis for rejection. This is a dull, nonre? Notwithstanding the absence of a signature, asstm organization submitting the EDI transmission is responsible for the content of the report. For narrow strip, the following widths can be tested: The marking shall be sufficiently stable to withstand normal handling.

ASTM Specification A – What is it? – NKS

Thickness tolerances given in mm unless otherwise indicated. For S, the heat treatment is speci? NOTE 2—The tolerances in this table include crown tolerances. B Maximum deviation from a horizontal? Historical Version s – asm previous versions of standard.


In case of dissatisfaction with the results of the test, the seller is permitted to make claim for a rehearing within that time. Test data from a minimum of three test lots, as de?

ASTM A480 Plate Thickness & Flatness Tolerances

The values stated in each a840 are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other. Quenched in water or rapidly cooled by other means at a rate sufficient to prevent reprecipitation of carbides, as demonstrable by the capability of passing the test for resistance to intergranular corrosion speci? For the purposes of this speci? Inspection by the purchaser shall not interfere unnecessarily with the manufacturer.

The tension test specimen shall conform to the appropriate sections of Test Methods and De? NOTE 1—Thickness measurements are taken at least 10 mm in from the edge of the product, except that on widths less than 26 mm, the tolerances are applicable for measurements at all locations. However, it is not necessary to actually run the tests unless speci?

Individual reprints single or multiple copies of this standard may be obtained by contacting ASTM at the above address or at phonefaxor service astm. Note that for some applications user may wish to specify minus asstm than plus tolerance or vice versa. All austenitic chromium-nickel types except the H types are expected to be capable of passing this test.