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material equivalence

material equivalence

material equivalence

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Where can I find an all inclusive material equivalency chart. I keep getting material specs from other countries and I can't find their equivalence for the life of me.

Example material          proposed spec change
F212                          EN1A (old british standard)
9SMnPb28K                    EN1A
I belive the equivalence of 9SMnPb28K.

please help!!

RE: material equivalence

The most complete handbook references are the following:

Worldwide Guide to Equivalent Irons and Steels, 4th Edition
http://www.asminternational.org/Template.cfm?Section=ShopASM&NavMenuID=18&Template=Ecommerce/ProductDisplay.cfm&Productid=11476

Stahlschlüssel (Key to Steel), 19th Edition
http://www.asminternational.org/Template.cfm?Section=ShopASM&template=Ecommerce/ProductDisplay.cfm&ProductID=11723

ASM also offers an electronic subscription to the their Alloy Center Online which has extensive cross-references.  Use the following link for more information:

http://products.asminternational.org/alloycenter/index.jsp

Unfortunately, I am not familiar with F212 or EN1A.  9SMnPb28K is an obsolete specification for a cold drawn free-cutting steel bar now known as 11SMnPb30 according to EN 10087.  In North America this grade is called SAE 12L14.

RE: material equivalence

Another reference, at least for steels, is ASTM's Handbook of Comparative World Steel Standards:Third Edition edited by J.E.Bringas.  It's available in paper or CD format.  See

 www.astm.org

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