Standard Test Method for Leeb Hardness Testing of Steel Products
|Publication Date:||10 July 2002|
|ICS Code (Mechanical testing of metals):||77.040.10|
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).
The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
NOTE 1-The original title of this standard was "Standard Test Method for Equotip Hardness Testing of Steel Products".1
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 July 10, 2002. Published August 2002. Originally published as A 956-97. Last previous edition A 956-00.
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