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    Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Ingots and castings (Reconfirmed 2018)

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    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  12-05-2000

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 1874-2000 ALUMINIUM AND ALUMINIUM ALLOYS - INGOTS AND CASTINGS
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - 1 SCOPE
    6 - 2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    6 - 3 DEFINITIONS
    6 - 3.1 Annealing
    6 - 3.2 Artificial ageing
    6 - 3.3 Batch (ingot)
    6 - 3.4 Cast (non-continuous melting)
    6 - 3.5 Cast (continuous melting)
    6 - 3.6 Dressing (fettling)
    6 - 3.7 Ingot
    7 - 3.8 Natural ageing
    7 - 3.9 Permanent mould casting
    7 - 3.10 Pressure die casting
    7 - 3.11 Sand casting
    7 - 3.12 Solution heat treatment
    7 - 3.13 Squeeze casting
    7 - 3.14 Stabilizing
    7 - 3.15 Temper
    7 - 3.16 Thixocasting (also known as semi-solid casting or forming)
    7 - 4 DESIGNATION
    7 - 4.1 General
    7 - 4.2 Alloy designation
    7 - 4.3 Temper designation
    7 - 5 FREEDOM FROM DEFECTS
    7 - 5.1 Ingots
    7 - 5.2 Castings
    8 - 6 RECLAMATION AND REPAIR OF CASTINGS
    8 - 7 SHAPE AND DIMENSIONS OF CASTINGS
    8 - 8 CHEMICAL COMPOSITION
    8 - 8.1 General
    8 - 8.2 Frequency of analysis
    8 - 9 MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF CASTINGS (EXCLUDING PRESSURE DIE CASTINGS)
    8 - 10 ADDITIONAL INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS FOR CASTINGS
    8 - 10.1 Pressure testing
    8 - 10.2 Non-destructive testing
    8 - 10.2.1 Penetrant testing (surface defects)
    8 - 10.2.2 Radiographic testing (internal defects)
    9 - 11 PROVISION AND PREPARATION OF TEST SAMPLES
    9 - 11.1 Type of test sample
    9 - 11.2 Casting of test samples
    9 - 11.3 Processing of test samples
    9 - 12 PREPARATION OF TEST PIECES
    9 - 12.1 Permanent mould and sand castings
    9 - 12.2 Pressure die castings
    9 - 13 MECHANICAL TESTS
    9 - 14 RETESTS
    9 - 14.1 Chemical composition
    9 - 14.2 Tensile test
    10 - 15 IDENTIFICATION
    10 - 15.1 Ingots
    10 - 15.2 Castings
    10 - 16 ROUNDING OF TEST RESULT VALUES
    19 - APPENDIX A - PURCHASING GUIDELINES
    19 - A1 INTRODUCTION
    19 - A2 INFORMATION TO BE SUPPLIED BY THE PURCHASER
    19 - A3 TEMPER
    20 - A4 PATTERNS, MOULDS, DIES, DRAWINGS AND SAMPLES OF THE CASTING
    20 - A4.1 New patterns or dies
    20 - A4.2 Existing patterns and equipment
    21 - A4.3 Sample casting or drawing
    21 - A5 IDENTIFICATION
    21 - A6 DRESSING AND FETTLING
    21 - A7 RECTIFICATION OF DEFECTS
    22 - A8 TEST REQUIREMENTS FOR CASTINGS
    22 - A8.1 General
    22 - A8.2 Frequency of testing
    22 - A8.3 Tensile tests on standard test bars
    22 - A8.4 Straining rate in tensile test
    22 - A8.5 Retests
    22 - A8.6 Independent tests
    22 - A9 CERTIFICATES
    22 - A9.1 Certificates of compliance
    22 - A9.2 Test certificates
    23 - A10 INSPECTION
    24 - APPENDIX B - ALLOY DESIGNATION SYSTEM AND REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MODIFICATION OF ORIGINAL ALLOYS
    24 - B1 SCOPE
    24 - B2 ALLOY DESIGNATION SYSTEM
    24 - B3 MODIFICATION OF ORIGINAL ALLOYS
    26 - APPENDIX C - TEMPER DESIGNATION
    26 - C1 SCOPE
    26 - C2 TEMPER DESIGNATION SYSTEM
    26 - C3 BASIC TEMPER DESIGNATIONS
    26 - C4 AS-CAST TEMPER (F)
    26 - C5 THERMALLY TREATED TEMPERS (T)
    26 - C5.1 General
    26 - C5.2 First digit
    28 - APPENDIX D - RELATED COMPOSITION SPECIFICATIONS
    29 - APPENDIX E - GUIDE TO THE SELECTION OF ALLOYS
    29 - E1 INTRODUCTION
    29 - E2 GENERAL PURPOSE ALLOYS
    29 - E2.1 General
    29 - E2.2 Sand, gravity die and investment castings: AA303, AA317, CA401 and AA601
    30 - E2.3 Pressure die castings: AA307, CA313, CA401 and DA401
    30 - E3 SPECIAL PURPOSE ALLOYS
    30 - E3.1 General
    31 - E3.2 Characteristics and types of application
    31 - E4 SPECIAL PURPOSE ALLOYS OF LIMITED APPLICATION
    31 - E4.1 General
    31 - E4.2 Characteristics and types of application
    31 - E5 ALLOY SELECTION BY APPLICATION
    31 - E5.1 General principles
    32 - E5.2 Corrosion resistance
    32 - E5.3 Machinability
    33 - E5.4 Weldability
    33 - E5.5 Mechanical properties
    33 - E5.6 Wear resistance
    34 - E5.7 Physical properties
    34 - E5.8 Summary
    36 - APPENDIX F - TYPICAL PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF ALUMINIUM CASTING ALLOYS

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    Specifies requirements for aluminium ingots and aluminium alloy ingots and castings. Includes tables listing the chemical composition of aluminium alloys and the machanical property requirements of test bars. Appendices describe the designation system for alloys and tempers and provide guidance on the selection of alloys.

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    This Standard specifies requirements for aluminium ingots and aluminium alloy ingots and castings.NOTE: Advice and recommendations on information to be supplied by the purchaser at the time of enquiry or order are contained in Appendix A.

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    Committee MT/3
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Reconfirmed 14/09/2018.<br>This standard has been reconfirmed in Australia in 2018 and remains current in New Zealand. <a href="https://infostore.saiglobal.com/PDFReconfirmed/1874-2000_reconfirmation.pdf">Reconfirmation Notice 14/09/2018</a><br>
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    First published as part of AS H49-1950 and AS H61-1961.<br>Second edition AS H49-1962.<br>AS H61-1961 and AS H61-1961 revised, amalgamated and redesignated as AS 1874-1977.<br>Second edition 1988.<br>Third edition 2000.<br>Reconfirmed 2018.<br> Originated as part of AS H49-1950 and AS H61-1961. Previous edition AS 1874-1988. Third edition 2000.

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