BS EN 1561:1997 - Founding. Grey cast irons – BSI British Standards

BS EN 1561:1997

Founding. Grey cast irons

Status : Revised, Withdrawn   Published : October 1997 Replaced By : BS EN 1561:2011

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This European Standard specifies the properties of unalloyed and low-alloyed grey cast iron used for castings, which have been manufactured in sand moulds or in moulds with comparable thermal behaviour.

This standard specifies the characterizing properties of grey cast iron by either:

a) the tensile strength of separately cast samples

b) the hardness of the material measured on castings or on a cast-on knob.

This European Standard specifies six grey cast irons according to the tensile strength and six grey cast irons according to the Brinell hardness.

This European Standard does not apply to grey cast iron used for pipes and fittings according to BS EN 877-1.

Standard NumberBS EN 1561:1997
TitleFounding. Grey cast irons
StatusRevised, Withdrawn
Publication Date15 October 1997
Withdrawn Date31 October 2011
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Replaced ByBS EN 1561:2011
ReplacesBS 1452:1990
International RelationshipsEN 1561:1997
Draft Superseded By94/341517 DC
DescriptorsFoundry engineering, Production metallurgy, Castings, Grey cast-iron, Unalloyed cast-iron, Cast-iron, Thickness, Tensile strength, Hardness, Tensile testing, Test specimens, Dimensions, Proof stress, Elongation, Compressive strength, Yield strength, Strength of materials, Modulus of elasticity, Poisson ratio, Specific heat, Thermal expansion, Density, Thermal conductivity, Electrical resistivity, Coercivity, Permeability, Brinell hardness measurement, Symbols, Grades (quality)
Title in FrenchFonderie. Fonte a graphite lamellaire
Title in GermanGiessereiwesen. Gusseisen mit Lamellengraphit
ISBN0 580 28398 4
File Size273.5 KB

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