ASTM - Sections and Volumes

ASTM standards in sections and volumes

ASTM International is composed of more than 132 technical standards writing committees. Together, they have published more than 9,100 standard specifications, tests, practices, guides, and definitions for materials, products, systems, and services.

ASTM International has published standards dealing with metals, flammability, chemical products, lubricants, fossil fuels, textiles, paint, plastics, rubber, pipe, forensic sciences, electronics, energy, medical devices and countless other topics.

Sections and Volumes

The ASTM Standards are organized in the Sections and Volumes

  • Section 1 - Iron and Steel Products
  • Section 2 - Nonferrous Metal Products
  • Section 3 - Metals Test Methods and Analytical Procedures
  • Section 4 - Construction
  • Section 5 - Petroleum Products, Lubricants, and Fossil Fuels
  • Section 6 - Paints, Related Coatings, and Aromatics
  • Section 7 - Textiles
  • Section 8 - Plastics
  • Section 9 - Rubber
  • Section 10 - Electrical Insulation and Electronics
  • Section 11 - Water and Environmental Technology
  • Section 12 - Nuclear, Solar, and Geothermal Energy
  • Section 13 - Medical Devices and Services
  • Section 14 - General Methods and Instrumentation
  • Section 15 - General Products, Chemical Specialties, and End Use Products

where each Section contains of several volumes.

Section 1 - Iron and Steel Products

This volume features standards for various types of steel pipe which specify requirements for high-temperature service, ordinary use, and special applications such as fire protection use. Specifications for steel tubes list standard requirements for boiler and super heater tubes, general service tubes, still tubes in refinery service, heat exchanger and condenser tubes, mechanical tubing, and structural tubing. Steel casting specifications call out the standard properties for valves, flanges, fittings, and other pressure containing parts for high-temperature and low-temperature service. Also in this volume, are specifications that cover black, plain end steel pipe for use in the conveyance of fluids under pressure.

  • Volume 01.02 - Ferrous Castings; Ferroalloys
  • Volume 01.03 - Steel - Plate, Sheet, Strip, Wire; Stainless Steel Bar
  • Volume 01.04 - Steel - Structural, Reinforcing, Pressure Vessel, Railway
  • Volume 01.05 - Steel - Bars, Forgings, Bearing, Chain, Springs
  • Volume 01.06 - Coated Steel Products
  • Volume 01.07 - Ships and Marine Technology
  • Volume 01.08 - Fasteners

Section 2 - Nonferrous Metal Products

  • Volume 02.01 - Copper and Copper Alloys
  • Volume 02.02 - Aluminum and Magnesium Alloys
  • Volume 02.03 - Electrical Conductors
  • Volume 02.04 - Metals: Nickel, Cobalt, Lead, Tin, Zinc, Cadmium, Precious, Reactive, Refractory Metals and Alloys; Materials for Thermostats, Electrical Testing and Resistance, Contacts, Connectors
  • Volume 02.05 - Metallic and Inorganic Coatings; Metal Powders; Sintered P/M Structural Parts

Section 3 - Metals Test Methods and Analytical Procedures

  • Volume 03.01 - Metals - Mechanical Testing; Elevated and Low-Temperature Tests; Metallography
  • Volume 03.02 - Wear and Erosion; Metal Corrosion
  • Volume 03.03 - Nondestructive Testing
  • Volume 03.04 - Magnetic Properties
  • Volume 03.05 - Analytical Chemistry for Metals, Ores, and Related Materials (I): E 32 to E 1724
  • Volume 03.06 - Analytical Chemistry for Metals, Ores, and Related Materials (II): E356 to latest; Molecular Spectroscopy; Surface Analysis

Section 4 - Construction

  • Volume 04.01 - Cement, Lime; Gypsum
  • Volume 04.02 - Concrete and Aggregates
  • Volume 04.03 - Road and Paving Materials; Vehicle-Pavement Systems
  • Volume 04.04 - Roofing, Waterproofing, and Bituminous Materials
  • Volume 04.05 - Chemical-Resistant Nonmetallic Materials; Vitrified Clay Pipe; Concrete Pipe; Fiber-Reinforced Cement Products; Mortars and Grouts; Masonry
  • Volume 04.06 - Thermal Insulation; Environmental Acoustics
  • Volume 04.07 - Building Seals and Sealants; Fire Standards; Dimension Stone
  • Volume 04.08 - Soil and Rock (I): D 420 to D 5779
  • Volume 04.09 - Soil and Rock (II): D 5780 - latest; Geosynthetics
  • Volume 04.10 - Wood
  • Volume 04.11 - Building Construction
  • Volume 04.12 - Building Constructions (II): E 1672 - latest; Property Management Systems
  • Volume 04.13 - Geosynthetics

Section 5 - Petroleum Products, Lubricants, and Fossil Fuels

  • Volume 05.01 - Petroleum Products and Lubricants (I): D 56 - D 2596
  • Volume 05.02 - Petroleum Products and Lubricants (II): D 2597 - D 4927
  • Volume 05.03 - Petroleum Products and Lubricants (III): D 4928 - D 5950
  • Volume 05.04 - Petroleum Products and Lubricants (IV): D 5966 - latest
  • Volume 05.05 - Test Methods for Rating Motor, Diesel, and Aviation Fuels; Catalysts; Manufactured Carbon and Graphite Products
  • Volume 05.06 - Gaseous Fuels, Coal and Coke

This volume features gaseous fuels, and coal and coke. Under Gaseous Fuels, tables and practices fix standard procedures for sampling and calculating thermo physical properties. In addition, several tests define methods for analyzing the properties of gaseous fuels. And under Coal and Coke, tests and practices establish procedures for evaluating properties of coal and coke such as dustiness, moisture content, plastic properties, and sulphur content.

Section 6 - Paints, Related Coatings, and Aromatics

  • Volume 06.01 - Paint - Tests for Chemical, Physical, and Optical Properties; Appearance
  • Volume 06.02 - Paint - Products and Applications; Protective Coatings; Pipeline Coatings
  • Volume 06.03 - Paint - Pigments, Drying Oils, Polymers, Resins, Naval Stores, Cellulosic Esters, and Ink Vehicles
  • Volume 06.04 - Paint - Solvents; Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Section 7 - Textiles

  • Volume 07.01 - Textiles (I): D76 - D3218
  • Volume 07.02 - Textiles (II): D3333 - latest

Section 8 - Plastics

  • Volume 08.01 - Plastics (I): D 256 - D 2343
  • Volume 08.02 - Plastics (II): D 2383 - D 4322
  • Volume 08.03 - Plastics (III): D 4329 - latest
  • Volume 08.04 - Plastic Pipe and Building Products

Section 9 - Rubber

  • Volume 09.01 - Rubber, Natural and Synthetic -- General Test Methods; Carbon Black
  • Volume 09.02 - Rubber Products, Industrial - Specifications and Related Test Methods: Gaskets; Tires

Section 10 - Electrical Insulation and Electronics

  • Volume 10.01 - Electrical Insulation (I): D 69 - D 2484
  • Volume 10.02 - Electrical Insulation (II): D 2518 - latest
  • Volume 10.03 - Electrical Insulating Liquids and Gases; Electrical Protective Equipment
  • Volume 10.04 - Electronics (I)
  • Volume 10.05 - Electronics (II)

Section 11 - Water and Environmental Technology

  • Volume 11.01 - Water (I)
  • Volume 11.02 - Water (II)
  • Volume 11.03 - Atmospheric Analysis; Occupational Health and Safety; Protective Clothing
  • Volume 11.04 - Environmental Assessment; Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Responses; Waste Management
  • Volume 11.05 - Biological Effects and Environmental Fate; Biotechnology; Pesticides

Section 12 - Nuclear, Solar, and Geothermal Energy

  • Volume 12.01 - Nuclear Energy (I)
  • Volume 12.02 - Nuclear Energy (II), Solar, and Geothermal Energy

Section 13 - Medical Devices and Services

  • Volume 13.01 - Medical Devices; Emergency Medical Services

Section 14 - General Methods and Instrumentation

  • Volume 14.01 - Healthcare Informatics
  • Volume 14.02 - General Test Methods; Forensic Sciences; Terminology; Conformity Assessment; Statistical Methods
  • Volume 14.03 - Temperature Measurement
  • Volume 14.04 - Laboratory Apparatus; Degradation of Materials; SI; Oxygen Fire Safety

Section 15 - General Products, Chemical Specialties, and End Use Products

  • Volume 15.01 - Refractories; Activated Carbon; Advanced Ceramics
  • Volume 15.02 - Glass; Ceramic Whitewares
  • Volume 15.03 - Space Simulation; Aerospace and Aircraft; High Modulus Fibers
  • Volume 15.04 - Soaps and Other Detergents; Polishes; Leather; Resilient Floor Coverings
  • Volume 15.05 - Engine Coolants; Halogenated Organic Solvents and Fire Extinguishing Agents; Industrial and Specialty Chemicals
  • Volume 15.06 - Adhesives
  • Volume 15.07 - Sport Equipment; Safety and Traction for Footwear; Amusement Rides; Consumer Products
  • Volume 15.08 - Sensory Evaulation; Vacuum Cleaners; Security Systems; Detention Facilities; Food Service Equipment
  • Volume 15.09 - Paper; Packaging; Flexible Barrier Materials; Business Imaging Products

Related Topics

  • Standard Organizations - National and International organizations producing codes and standards - ANSI, ISO, DIN, BSi and more

Related Documents

  • ASTM International - ASTM International - American Society for Testing and Materials¬†- is a scientific and technical organization that develops and publishes voluntary standards on the characteristics of material, products, systems and services
  • Cross Reference of ASTM Material Specifications - Fittings, Flanges, Unions and Cast and Forged Valves

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