ASTM International - ASTM A322-06
Standard Specification for Steel Bars, Alloy, Standard Grades
|Publication Date:||1 May 2006|
|ICS Code (Steel bars and rods):||77.140.60|
1.1 This specification covers hot-wrought alloy steel bars. Bar applications include forging, heat treating, cold drawing, machining and many structural components (Note 0). Note 0A guide for the selection of steel bars is contained in Practice A 400.
1.2 The bars shall be furnished in the grades specified in . Sections and sizes of bar steel available are covered in Specification A 29/A 29M. Hot-wrought alloy steel bars are produced in cut lengths and coils; the manufacturer should be consulted regarding sections and sizes available in coils, produced to a chemical composition.
1.3 Some applications may require superior surface quality, or special chemical restrictions, metallurgical characteristics, heat treatment, or surface finishes which the purchaser may obtain by designating one or more of the available Supplementary Requirements.