1 Subject content and scope of application
This standard specifies fundamental criteria for classification of steel products according to its production processes, shape, dimension, and surface, as well as stipulates basic content of classification for industrial product and other products of steels.
This standard is applicable to classification of steel products according to its production processes, shape, dimension, and surface.
Generally, this standard is not classified according to ultimate application and production processes, sometimes, it only used for references.
2.1 Classification for industrial product of steels is as follows:
a. Crude products;
b. Semi-finished products;
c. Rolled finished products and end products;
d. Forged bars.
2.2 Classification for other products of steels is as follows:
a. Powder metallurgy products;
c. Forging products;
d. Bright products;
e. Cold-rolled products;
f. Welding sections;
h. Steel rope