EN 1559-1:2011

Founding - Technical conditions of delivery - Part 1: General

Publication date:   Apr 19, 2011

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Jun 16, 2020


CEN/TC 190 Foundry technology

European Norm

77.180   Equipment for the metallurgical industry



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This part of EN 1559 specifies the general technical delivery conditions for castings made from cast metallic materials except copper alloy castings.
This part of EN 1559 is not applicable to metallic castings for further reprocessing such as forging ingots and continuously cast billets and blooms.
NOTE 1 Technical delivery conditions for copper alloy castings are specified in EN 1982.
NOTE 2 Additional technical delivery condition requirements which are specific to particular materials are specified in the following parts of this standard series: EN 1559-2 for cast steel; EN 1559-3 for cast iron; EN 1559-4 for cast aluminium; EN 1559-5 for cast magnesium; EN 1559-6 for cast zinc.

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EN 1559-1:1997


EN 1559-1:2011
90.93 Standard confirmed
Jun 16, 2020