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ASTM A956

Standard Test Method for Leeb Hardness Testing of Steel Products

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 15 November 2012
Status: inactive
Page Count: 12
ICS Code (Mechanical testing of metals): 77.040.10
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This test method covers the determination of the Leeb hardness of steel, cast steel, and cast iron (Part A), including the methods for the verification of Leeb hardness testing instruments (Part B), and the calibration of standardized test blocks (Part C).

NOTE 1-The original title of this standard was "Standard Test Method for Equotip Hardness Testing of Steel Products."1

The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

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.

1 This test method is under the jurisdiction of ASTM Committee A01 on Steel, Stainless Steel and Related Alloys and is the direct responsibility of Subcommittee A01.06 on Steel Forgings and Billets.

Current edition approved Nov. 15, 2012. Published December 2012. Originally approved in 1996. Last previous edition approved in 2006 as A956 - 06.

Leeb and Equotip are registered trademarks used with permission of Proceq SA. DOI: 10.1520/A0956-12.

Document History

November 1, 2017
Standard Test Method for Leeb Hardness Testing of Steel Products
This test method covers the determination of the Leeb hardness of steel, cast steel, and cast iron (Part A), including the methods for the verification of Leeb hardness testing instruments (Part B),...
September 1, 2017
Standard Test Method for Leeb Hardness Testing of Steel Products
This test method covers the determination of the Leeb hardness of steel, cast steel, and cast iron (Part A), including the methods for the verification of Leeb hardness testing instruments (Part B),...
ASTM A956
November 15, 2012
Standard Test Method for Leeb Hardness Testing of Steel Products
This test method covers the determination of the Leeb hardness of steel, cast steel, and cast iron (Part A), including the methods for the verification of Leeb hardness testing instruments (Part B),...
September 1, 2006
Standard Test Method for Leeb Hardness Testing of Steel Products
This test method covers the determination of the Leeb hardness of steel, cast steel, and cast iron (Part A), including the methods for the verification of Leeb hardness testing instruments (Part B),...
July 10, 2002
Standard Test Method for Leeb Hardness Testing of Steel Products
This test method covers the determination of the Leeb hardness of steel, cast steel, and cast iron (Part A), including the methods for the verification of Leeb hardness testing instruments (Part B),...
January 10, 2000
Standard Test Method for Leeb Hardness Testing of Steel Products
This test method covers the determination of the Leeb hardness of steel, cast steel, and cast iron (Part A), including the methods for the verification of Leeb hardness testing instruments (Part B),...
November 10, 1997
Standard Test Method for Equotip Hardness Testing of Steel Products
A description is not available for this item.
May 10, 1996
Standard Test Method for Equotip Hardness Testing of Steel Products
A description is not available for this item.

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