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Test Methods

Metallurgical Testing - ASTMs

All testing is performed in compliance with the rigorous quality requirements mandated by ISO 17025, Nadcap (aerospace & defence industries) and 10 CFR 50 Appendix B (nuclear industry).


Examples of ASTM Test Methods Performed

ASTM Description
A48 Standard Specification for Gray Iron Castings
A247Evaluating the Microstructure of Graphite in Iron Castings
A262 Detecting Susceptibility to Intergranular Attack in Austenitic Stainless Steels
A480Standard Specification for General Requirements for Flat-Rolled Stainless and Heat-Resisting Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip
A887Standard Specification for Borated Stainless Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip for Nuclear Application
A967 Standard Specification for Chemical Passivation Treatments for Stainless Steel Parts
B23 Standard Specification for White Metal Bearing Alloys (Known Commercially as Babbitt Metal)
B214 Sieve Analysis of Metal Powders
B571 Qualitative Adhesion Testing of Metallic Coatings (for metals)
B578 Microhardness of Electroplated Coatings
C876 Corrosion Potentials of Uncoated Reinforcing Steel Concrete
D610 Evaluating Degree of Rusting on Painted Steel Surfaces
E8 Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
E9 Compression Testing of Metallic Materials at Room Temperature
E10 Brinell hardness of Metallic Materials
E18 Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials
E21 Elevated Temperature Tension Tests of Metallic Materials
E23 Notched Bar Impact Testing of Metallic Materials
E45 Determining the Inclusion Content of Steel
E110 Indentation Hardness of Metallic Materials by Portable Hardness Testers
E112 Determining Average Grain Size
E132 Poisson's Ratio at Room Temperature
E139 Conducting Creep, Creep-Rupture, and Stress-Rupture Tests of Metallic Materials
E190 Guided Bend Test for Ductility of Welds
E292 Conducting Time-for-Rupture Notch Tension Tests of Materials
E384 Knoop and Vickers Hardness of Materials (Microindentation Hardness)
E517 Standard Test Method for Plastic Strain Ratio r for Sheet Metal
E646 Standard Test Method for Tensile Strain-Hardening Exponents (n -Values) of Metallic Sheet Materials
E794 Melt & Crystallization Temperatures by Thermal Analysis
E831 Linear Thermal Expansion of Solid Materials by Thermomechanical Analysis
E930 Estimating the Largest Grain Observed in a Metallographic Section (ALA Grain Size)
E1181 Characterizing Duplex Grain Sizes
E1382 E1382 Determining Average Grain Size Using Semiautomatic and Automatic Image Analysis
E1019 Determination of Carbon, Sulfur, Nitrogen, and Oxygen in Steel, Iron, Nickel, and Cobalt Alloys by Various Combustion and Fusion Techniques
F75 Standard Specification for Cobalt-28 Chromium-6 Molybdenum Alloy Castings and Casting Alloy for Surgical Implants (UNS R30075)
F136 Standard Specification for Wrought Titanium-6Aluminum-4Vanadium ELI (Extra Low Interstitial) Alloy for Surgical Implant Applications (UNS R56401)
F606 Determining the Mechanical Properties of Externally and Internally Threaded Fasteners, Washers, Direct Tension Indicators, and Rivets
F1044 Shear Testing of Calcium Phosphate Coatings and Metallic Coatings
F1058 Wrought 40Cobalt-20Chromium-16Iron-15Nickel-7Molybdenum Alloy Wire and Strip for Surgical Implants
F1091 Wrought Cobalt-20Chromium-15Tungsten-10Nickel Alloy Surgical Fixation Wire (UNS R30605)
F1147 Tension Testing of Calcium Phosphate and Metallic Coatings
F1350 Wrought 18Chromium-14Nickel-2.5Molybdenum Stainless Steel Surgical Fixation Wire (UNS S31673)
F1854 Stereological Evaluation of Porous Coatings on Medical Implants
F2066 Wrought Titanium-15 Molybdenum Alloy for Surgical Implant Applications (UNS R58150)
F2111 Measuring Intergranular Attack or End Grain Pitting on Metals Caused by Aircraft Chemical Processes
F2989 Standard Specification for Metal Injection Molded Unalloyed Titanium Components for Surgical Implant Applications
F3001 Additive Manufacturing Titanium-6 Aluminum-4 Vanadium ELI (Extra Low Interstitial) with Powder Bed Fusion

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