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ASTM A370

Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 December 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 50
ICS Code (Mechanical testing of metals): 77.040.10
ICS Code (Iron and steel products in general): 77.140.01
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These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are used to determine properties required in the product specifications. Variations in testing methods are to be avoided, and standard methods of testing are to be followed to obtain reproducible and comparable results. In those cases in which the testing requirements for certain products are unique or at variance with these general procedures, the product specification testing requirements shall control.

The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.

When this document is referenced in a metric product specification, the yield and tensile values may be determined in inch-pound (ksi) units then converted into SI (MPa) units. The elongation determined in inch-pound gauge lengths of 2 or 8 in. may be reported in SI unit gauge lengths of 50 or 200 mm, respectively, as applicable. Conversely, when this document is referenced in an inch-pound product specification, the yield and tensile values may be determined in SI units then converted into inch-pound units. The elongation determined in SI unit gauge lengths of 50 or 200 mm may be reported in inch-pound gauge lengths of 2 or 8 in., respectively, as applicable.

The specimen used to determine the original units must conform to the applicable tolerances of the original unit system given in the dimension table not that of the converted tolerance dimensions

NOTE 1-This is due to the specimen SI dimensions and tolerances being hard conversions when this is not a dual standard. The user is directed to Test Methods A1058 if the tests are required in SI units.

Attention is directed to ISO/IEC 17025 when there may be a need for information on criteria for evaluation of testing laboratories.

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.

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.

2 For ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code applications see related Specification SA-370 in Section II of that Code.

*A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard

Document History

July 1, 2019
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are used to determine...
July 1, 2019
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are used to determine...
ASTM A370
December 1, 2018
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are used to determine...
November 15, 2017
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are used to determine...
January 1, 2017
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are used to determine...
May 1, 2016
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are used to determine...
November 1, 2015
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are used to determine...
May 15, 2014
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are used to determine...
November 15, 2013
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are used to determine...
October 15, 2012
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are used to determine...
October 15, 2012
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
(a) These methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of wrought and cast steel products. The various mechanical tests herein described are used in production testing to...
March 15, 2012
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are used to determine...
November 15, 2011
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are used to determine...
May 1, 2011
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are used to determine...
June 15, 2010
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are used to determine...
June 1, 2009
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are used to determine...
June 1, 2009
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are used to determine...
January 1, 2009
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of wrought and cast steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are...
October 15, 2008
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of wrought and cast steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are...
April 15, 2008
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of wrought and cast steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are...
April 1, 2008
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of wrought and cast steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are...
November 1, 2007
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of wrought and cast steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are...
June 1, 2007
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of wrought and cast steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are...
April 1, 2007
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of wrought and cast steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are...
November 1, 2006
Standard Test Methods and Definitions for Mechanical Testing of Steel Products
These test methods2 cover procedures and definitions for the mechanical testing of wrought and cast steels, stainless steels, and related alloys. The various mechanical tests herein described are...

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