ASTM released the second edition of Handbook of Comparative World Steel Standards provides a detailed explanation of how and why one steel is comparable to another.

ASTM released the second edition of Handbook of Comparative World Steel Standards provides a detailed explanation of how and why one steel is comparable to another. Compare standards from ASTM, AFNOR, API, BSI, CEN, CSA, DIN, ISO, JIS, and SAE. This 663-p updated edition includes 1,000 new and updated alloys, 1,700 data changes, 5,000 alloys listed from 350 worldwide standards, expanded table of contents and four subject indexes. The publication assists the reader by grouping comparable steels based on their chemical composition and/or mechanical properties. It also takes into account product from, application and type of service, and helps find the new EN standards that have replaced former national standards in the UK and Europe. www.astm.org Info # 249 or www.IHadinfo.cc