ASTM B276 - 05(2015) - Standard Test Method for Apparent Porosity in Cemented Carbides
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ASTM B276 - 05(2015)

Standard Test Method for Apparent Porosity in Cemented Carbides

Status : Current   Published : October 2015



1.1 This test method specifies procedures for the metallographic determination of apparent porosity in cemented carbides.

Note 1:  The term “apparent porosity” is construed to mean all microstructures observed on a properly prepared, unetched surface, including structures resulting from uncombined carbon, non-metallic inclusions, etc., as well as true, inherent porosity.

1.2  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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Standard NumberASTM B276 - 05(2015)
TitleStandard Test Method for Apparent Porosity in Cemented Carbides
Publication Date01 October 2015
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
Descriptors Apparent porosity, Cemented carbides, Hardmetals, Microstructure, Powder metallurgy
File Size66 KB

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