Description of ASTM-E340 2006
ASTM E340 - 00(2006)
Standard Test Method for Macroetching Metals and Alloys
Active Standard ASTM E340 | Developed by Subcommittee: E04.01
Book of Standards Volume: 03.01
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1.1 These test procedures describe the methods of macro- etching metals and alloys to reveal their macrostructure.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI equivalents of inch-pound units may be approximate.
1.3 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. For specific warning statements, see 6.2, 7.1, 8.1.3, 8.2.1, 8.8.3, 220.127.116.11, and 8.13.2.
E3 Guide for Preparation of Metallographic Specimens
E381 Method of Macroetch Testing Steel Bars, Billets, Blooms, and Forgings
alloys; etchants; etching; macroetching; macroetchant; macrostructure; metals;
ICS Number Code 77.040.99 (Other methods of testing metals)
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