Standard Standard of the month May 2015 2015-04
This standard DIN EN 10293 applies to steel castings for general engineering uses. Its uses include machinery (mechanical, electrical...), automotive industries, railroad, armament, agricultural equipment, mining, etc.
It applies where castings are joined by welding by the founder. It is not applicable to castings welded to wrought products (plates, tubes, forgings...), or castings welded by non-founders.
The standard now includes steel grades GE 270, GE 320 and GE 360.
DIN EN 10293 uses the same document structure as EN 1559-1:2011, Founding – Technical conditions of delivery – Part 1: General and EN 1559-2:2014, Founding – Technical conditions of delivery – Part 2: Additional requirements for steel castings. It should be used in conjunction with these standards.