UNS Book for Metals and Alloys - New Edition

SAE International and ASTM International have published the latest edition of the popular Metals & Alloys in the Unified Number System. The Unified Numbering System (UNS) for Metals and Alloys provides a means of correlating internationally used metal and alloy numbering systems administered by societies, trade associations, and individual users and producers of metals and alloys. Updated to include more than 5,600 designations, 4,100 representative specification cross references, and 15,350 trade names, the 12th edition of the book includes:

• An introduction to the Unified Numbering Systems
• An index to UNS designations by base elements
• A full listing of the UNS Numbers assigned to date, with a description of each material covered and references to document in which the same or similar materials are described
• Cross index of commonly known documents that describe materials that are the same as, or similar to, those covered by UNS numbers.
• An index of common trade names and designations
• A reprint of the J1086/ASTM E527 standard "Recommended Practice for Numbering Metals and Alloys"

The cross-reference section includes specifications from the following organizations:

• AA - Aluminium Association

• ACI - Steel Founders of America

• AISI - American Iron and Steel Institute (including SAE Numbers for carbon and low alloy steels)

• AMS - SAE Aerospace Materials Specifications

• ASME - American Society of Mechanical Engineers

• ASTM - American Society for Testing & Materials

• AWS - American Welding Society

• QQ - Federal Specifications

• MIL - American Military Specifications

• SAE - Society of Automotive Engineers "AMS" and "J" Specifications

Copies of the book can be order from either the ASTM or SAE Webstores (www.astm.org or www.sae.org). Product Code: DS56K from ASTM or HS-1086/2012 from SAE. ISBN: 978-0-7680-7950-0. List Price: $205.00 plus shipping.

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