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ASTM International - ASTM A956-06

Standard Test Method for Leeb Hardness Testing of Steel Products

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 September 2006
Status: inactive
Page Count: 12
ICS Code (Mechanical testing of metals): 77.040.10
significance And Use:

Hardness of a material is a poorly defined term that may have many meanings depending on the type of test performed and the expectations of the person involved. The Leeb hardness test is of the... View More

scope:

1.1 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."

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

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.

Document History

November 15, 2012
Standard Test Method for Leeb Hardness Testing of Steel Products
1.1 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...
ASTM A956-06
September 1, 2006
Standard Test Method for Leeb Hardness Testing of Steel Products
1.1 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...
July 10, 2002
Standard Test Method for Leeb Hardness Testing of Steel Products
1.1 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...
January 10, 2000
Standard Test Method for Leeb Hardness Testing of Steel Products
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the Equotip hardness of steel, cast steel, and cast iron (Part A), including the methods for the verification of Equotip hardness testing instruments...
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