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ASTM E1236

1991 Edition, January 25, 1991

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Standard Practice for Qualifying Charpy Impact Machines as Reference Machines

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  • Revision: 1991 Edition, January 25, 1991
  • Published Date: January 25, 1991
  • Status: Not Active, See comments below
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: ASTM International (ASTM)
  • Page Count: 6
  • ANSI Approved: Yes
  • DoD Adopted: No

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1. Scope

1.1 This practice lists the physical requirements that an impact machine shall meet in order to be registered as a reference machine.

1.2 This practice describes the procedure by which a reference machine shall be qualified to make tests to establish reference values.

1.3 These requirements and procedures are not intended to be applied to impact machines and testing procedures used for purposes other than to quality machines for the determination of reference values of verification specimens.

1.4 This practice does not describe the procedure by which the reference value for a specified reference material is determined. The procedure varies with the material being tested and is to be found in different standards for various specified verification materials.

1.5 Values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. SI units are given for information only.

1.6 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.