This European Standard specifies the grades and corresponding requirements for austenitic cast irons. These requirements are specified in terms of:
graphite form and metal structure: either flake or spheroidal graphite in an austenitic matrix;
chemical composition: as given for each of the grades;
mechanical properties measured on machined test pieces prepared from cast samples.
This standard does not cover technical delivery conditions for iron castings, see EN 1559-1  and
EN 1559-3 .
Legislation related to this standard
Directive 2014/68/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of pressure equipmentHarmonized/Supporting