1980 Edition, April 25, 1980
Standard Specification for Straight-Beam Ultrasonic Examination of Rolled Steel Plates for Special Applications
Includes all amendments and changes through Change/Amendment , April 25, 1980
Superseded By: ASTM A578/A578M
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Description / Abstract:
This specification2 covers the procedure and
acceptance standards for straight-beam. pulse-echo. ultrasonic
examination of rolled carbon and alloy plain and clad steel
plates. 3/8 in. (9.5 mm) in thickness
and over. for special applications. The method will detect
discontinuities parallel to the rolled surfaces. Two levels of
acceptance standards are provided. Supplementary requirements are
provided for examination of clad plate and for alternative