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Discontinued ASTMs
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Discontinued ASTMs

Discontinued ASTMs

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Is there any general path to follow in specifying material when an ASTM has been cancelled without substitution?  Some manufacturers continue making material to a cancelled spec, like for example, ASTM A569.  Even though the material is available, I am reluctant to specify its use since ASTM A569 has been discontinued.  But since no substitution was provided by the cancellation notice I am  not sure what to specifiy for commercial quality hot rolled steel sheet.  I don't want to specify something that will be hard to obtain for a non-critical application.
I would appreciate any thoughts, in general, on use of cancelled ASTM specs and more specifically, substitutions for ASTM A569.

RE: Discontinued ASTMs

You could try looking through the AMS specs.  There are a lot of metal material specs that they cover.

RE: Discontinued ASTMs

Heidi,
Fairly often when a specification is discontinued, it is because of overlap with another specification.  Though there might not be a direct substitution, look for similar, comparable specifications or consolidations of specifications.

A569 was replaced by A1011.

RE: Discontinued ASTMs

Dear Heidi,

Pls. log on to www.astm.org and go to "individual standards'", here yu'll find the complete list of "Discontinued standards " alongwith the substitution for it. very helpful for yu, just check in..

Satish

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