ASTM A842 - 11a(2018)e1 - Standard Specification for Compacted Graphite Iron Castings
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ASTM A842 - 11a(2018)e1

Standard Specification for Compacted Graphite Iron Castings

Status : Current   Published : November 2018



1.1 This specification covers castings made of compacted graphite iron, which is described as cast iron with the graphite in compacted (vermiform) shapes and essentially free of flake graphite in the bulk of the casting.

1.2 No precise quantitative relationship can be stated between the properties of iron in the various locations of the same casting and those of a test bar cast from the same iron (see Appendix X1).

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.3.1  Exception—The inch-pound units in Figs. 1-3 are standard. SI units are added for information only.

Note 1:  The length of the keel block shall be 6 in. (152 mm).

FIG. 3 Mold for Modified Keel Block

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1.4  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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.5  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Standard NumberASTM A842 - 11a(2018)e1
TitleStandard Specification for Compacted Graphite Iron Castings
Publication Date01 November 2018
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 Cast iron-specifications, Compacted graphite iron castings, Graphite-specifications, Graphite iron castings
File Size181 KB

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