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Specifies a method for assessing steels with C levels between 0,1 % and 1,5 % and a total content of alloy elements less than or equal to 5 %. The use of this method for other steels shall be subject to special agreement. Contains principles, sampling, preparation of samples, assessment of the distribution of carbides, expression of results and test report. An annex gives reference photomicrographs.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 1983-12
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 10
  • :
    ISO/TC 17/SC 7
    Methods of testing (other than mechanical tests and chemical analysis)
  • 77.040.99
    Other methods of testing of metals
    77.140.10
    Heat-treatable steels
    77.140.20
    Stainless steels
    77.140.35
    Tool steels

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    ISO 5949:1983
  • Will be replaced by
    ISO/DIS 5949

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