Review of the Text of the American Standard Specifications for Steel: Adapted in August, 1901, by the American Section of the International Association for Testing Materials

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Chemical Publishing Company, 1902 - Steel - 103 pages
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Page 73 - The inspector representing the purchaser shall have all reasonable facilities afforded to him by the manufacturer to satisfy him that the finished material is furnished in accordance with these specifications.
Page 101 - In order to determine if the material conforms to the chemical limitations prescribed in paragraph No. 2 herein, analysis shall be made of drillings taken from a small test ingot.
Page 92 - Material which is to be used without annealing or further treatment shall be tested in the condition in which it comes from the rolls. When material is to be annealed or otherwise treated before use, the...
Page 83 - For other material the test specimen may be the same as for sheared plates, or it may be planed or turned parallel throughout its entire length, and in all cases where possible two opposite sides of the test specimens shall be the rolled surfaces. Rivet-rounds and small rolled bars shall be tested of full size as rolled. 9. Number of Tensile Tests. — One tensile-test specimen shall be furnished from each plate as it is rolled, and two tensile-test specimens will be furnished from each melt of rivet-rounds.
Page 89 - For material less than five-sixteenths inch (5/16") and more than three-fourths inch (3/4") in thickness the following modifications shall be made in the requirements for elongation : (a) For each increase of one-eighth inch...
Page 93 - Up to 75 inches wide, 2J per cent above or 2J per cent below the theoretical weight. 75 inches wide up to 100 inches wide, 5 per cent above or 3 per cent below the theoretical weight. When 100 inches wide and over, 10 per cent above or 3 per cent below the theoretical weight.
Page 101 - The variation in cross-section or weight of more than 2} per cent, from that specified will be sufficient cause for rejection, except in the case of sheared plates which will be covered by the following permissible variations : a.
Page 85 - ... per cent. below the theoretical weight; when 100 inches wide and over, 5 per cent. above or 5 per cent. below the theoretical weight.
Page 74 - The entire process of manufacture and testing shall be in accordance with the best standard current practice, and special care shall be taken to conform to the following instructions. (c) Ingots shall be kept in a vertical position in pit-heating furnaces.
Page 87 - Every finished piece of steel shall be stamped with the melt or blow number, except that small pieces may be shipped in bundles securely wired together with the melt or blow number on a metal tag attached.

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