ASTM International - ASTM E7-00
Standard Terminology Relating to Metallography
|Publication Date:||10 December 2001|
|ICS Code (Metallurgy (Vocabularies)):||01.040.77|
|ICS Code (Other methods of testing of metals):||77.040.99|
1.1 This standard covers the definition of terms, acronyms, and symbols used in ASTM documents related to the field of metallography and metallographic testing. Terms that are only relevant to a particular standard of that are adequately defined in a general dictionary are not defined in this terminology standard.
1.2 This standard includes terminology used in metallographic areas, such as, but not limited to: light microscopy, microindentation hardness testing, specimen preparation, x-ray and electron metallography, quantitative metallography, photomicrography, and determinatin of grain size and inclusion content.
1.3 This standard may be of use to individuals utilizing standards of Committee E-4 as well as by those in need of a general reference souce for terminolgy in the field of metallography.