ASTM International released Steel Forgings: Design, Production, Selection, Testing and Application, a comprehensive, in-depth publication the covers the full range and scope of steel forgings. Twenty-two chapters cover background information on the classification of forgings according to the method of manufacture; importance of steel production methods in establishing the expected properties; and a critical review of over 60 ASTM forging standards covering applications as diverse as railroad and power generation equipment, pressure vessel components and a wide range of general industrial equipment. Other areas of coverage include the effect of various types of forging operations relative to soundness and application, specialized nondestructive testing methods, economic and quality factors, special consideration in the heat treatment of forgings and surface treatments for enhancing forging performance and life. Info # 265 or