2021   News
Leaded Steel sample BS 74D final certification has been completed.
December 01 Stainless Steel sample BS 431A final certification has been completed.
November 22 Nickel sample BS 800B final certification has been completed.
November 17 Low Alloy Steel sample BS 4820B final certification has been completed.
November 11 Cast Iron sample BS 29FF is no longer available.
November 08 Copper sample BS 17510 final certification has been completed.
November 05 Tool Steel sample BS D-6A final certification has been completed.
November 03 Caution! Iron Ore samples SRM 690, SRM 691, SRM 692, and SRM 693 were silently revised in April 2021.
November 02 Hastelloy G-30 sample BS G30 final certification has been completed.
October 29 Cast Iron sample BS 291GA is now available.
Cast Iron sample BS 291GB is now available.
Cast Iron sample BS 291GC is now available.
Cast Iron sample BS 291GD is now available.
Cast Iron sample BS 291GE is now available.
Cast Iron sample BS 291GF is now available.
Cast Iron sample BS 291GG is now available.
Cast Iron sample BS 291GH is now available.
Cast Iron sample BS 291GI is now available.
Cast Iron sample BS 291GJ is now available.
Cast Iron sample BS 291GK is now available.
Low Alloy Steel sample BS 8822A is now available.
September 23 Tool Steel sample BS TS-7A final certification has been completed.
September 10 Carbon Steel sample BS XCAS final certification has been completed.
September 09 Haynes 230 sample BS H230A final certification has been completed.
August 26 Stainless Steel sample BS 304B replaces sold out BS SS3951.
August 16 Carbon steel samples BS 1026A and BS 1030A are now available.
August 12 Alloy 20 sample BS 187B final certification has been completed.
August 11 Low Alloy Steel sample BS 300A final certification has been completed.
Nickel sample BS 625F final certification has been completed.
July 29 Cast iron sample BS 291FG is no longer available.
July 27 Cast iron samples CZ 2015B - 2024B are now available.
Cast iron sample BS 291FC is no longer available.
July 13 Carbon Steel sample BS 54J is now available.
Low Alloy Steel sample BS E52100 is now available.
Low Alloy Steel setting-up sample BS SU E52100A is now available.
July 12 Rice flour sample SRM 1568b has been revised.
July 02 Glass sample SRM 89 has been revised.
June 30 RTA's ALC powders are again available for sale.
June 29 Hydro aluminum samples beginning with "V" are again available.
June 09 Titanium sample BS T-22 is no longer available.
June 08 Titanium sample BS T-4A is no longer available.
June 04 Tensile sample BS TRM-2A is no longer available.
May 19 Sales of the Hydro aluminum samples beginning with "V" are indefinitely suspended.
May 11 Cast Iron sample BS 291FH is no longer available.
May 03 Nickel alloy BS 187D replaces sold out BS 187C
April 27 Nickel sample BS H6C is now available.
Nickel setting-up sample BS SU C-22 is now available.
April 26 Phophor Bronze sample BS 510C final certification has been completed.
April 22 Bronze sample BS 544C final certification has been completed.
April 21 Stainless steel sample BS 450 final certification has been completed.
April 19 Stainless Steel sample BS 309 final certification has been completed.
April 14 Nickel sample BS H2D is no longer available.
April 13 Steel samples BS CA304-1 and BS 60E are no longer available.
April 12 Steel sample SRM 1766 has been revised
March 23 Sales of RTA's ALC powders are suspended indefinitely.
March 19 Super Duplex Steel samples BS 2507 final certification has been completed.
March 11 Aluminum Bronze sample BS 624 final certification has been completed.
March 09 Carbon Steel sample BS XCCS-2 is now available.
March 05 Iron setting-up sample BS SU CPI-C is no longer available.
Stainless Steel sample BS 188B replaces sold out BS 188A.
February 11 Leaded Steel BS 70C final certification has been completed.
February 09 High Alloy Steel 254SMO sample BS 254 final certification has been completed.
February 08 Mold Steel sample BS 55G final certification has been completed.
February 05 Cast Iron sample BS 285BC is no longer available.
February 04 Cobalt Base sample BS MP35N final certification has been completed.
February 02 Hastelloy C-2000 sample BS C-2000 final certification has been completed.
January 28 Tatanium sample BS T-24A final certification has been completed.
January 18 Kovar sample BS 160B is now available.
Maraging Steel sample BS 161B is now available.
January 15 Bronze sample BS CC905 sold out, replaced with series BS 905A-1 through BS 905A-4.
Steel setting-up sample BS SU LF-1 replaces sold out BS SU LF-1A.
January 08 Tool Steel sample BS H-13A replaces sold out BS H-13.
January 04 Greek Ascoloy sample BS 183C final certification has been completed.
2020   News
December 30 Greek Ascoloy sample BS 183B final certification has been completed.
December 23 High Alloy Steel sample BS 186B final certification has been completed.
December 16 Stainless Steel sample BS 17-4PHC final certification has been completed.
December 09 Brass sample BS 932H final certification has been completed.
December 07 Low Alloy Steel sample BS 4330MOD final certification has been completed.
December 04 Cast Iron sample BS 291FB is no longer available.
December 01 Low Alloy Steel sample BS 4140C final certification has been completed.
November 25 Low Alloy Steel sample BS 3310 final certification has been completed.
November 23 Cast Iron sample BS 285BI is no longer available.
November 20 Low Alloy Steel sample BS 8740 final certification has been completed.
November 19 Tensile sample BS TRM-1 replaces sold out BS TRM-1A.
November 18 Steel setting-up sample BS SU 1018F is now available.
November 13 Stainless Steel sample BS 347C final certification has been completed.
November 10 Stainless Steel sample BS 317L certification has been revised.
November 04 Stainless Steel sample BS 17-4PHB certification has been revised.
October 30 Low Alloy Steel sample BS 4330MOD replaces sold out BS 4330V.
October 29 Low Alloy Steel sample BS 51F certification has been revised.
October 26 Low Alloy Steel sample BS 43A certification has been revised.
October 13 Steel sample BS 8620F replaces sold out BS 61G.
October 01 Cast Iron sample BS CC-23 is available again with revised certificate.
September 10 Cast Iron series BS 286CA - BS 286CI final certifications have been completed.
Cast Iron sample BS 291FI is no longer available.
August 27 Leaded Brass sample BS 360D final certification has been completed.
August 26 Cast Iron series BS 291FA - BS 291FJ final certifications have been completed.
August 20 Nickel sample BS 625F is now available.
Nickel setting-up sample BS SU 625 is now available.
Stainless Steel sample BS 431A is now available.
Tool Steel sample BS D-6A is now available.
August 19 Copper-Nickel alloy samples BS 715B and BS 715C final certification has been completed.
August 18 Leaded Brass sample BS 360C final certification has been completed.
August 17 Nickel sample BS 800B is now available.
August 14 Naval Brass sample BS 485A final certification has been completed.
August 13 Low Alloy Steel sample BS 8740 is now available.
July 31 Copper sample BS 17510 is now available.
July 30 Alloy 20 sample BS 187B is now available.
July 29 Sadly USGS has cancelled all future sales, soon we will update our catalogs to show what remains here.
July 28 Low Alloy Steel samples BS 300A and BS 4820B are now available.
July 16 Leaded Steel sample BS 74D is now available.
July 09 Tatanium sample BS T-24A is now available.
June 29 Cobalt Base sample BS MP35N is now available.
June 10 Tool Steel sample ECRM 179-2 certification has been revised.
June 03 Low Alloy Steel sample BS 53G replaces now sold out BS 2952.
May 22 Nickel base sample BS 6255 final certification has been completed.
May 21 Beryllium-Cobalt Copper sample BS 172Be-2 final certification has been completed.
May 19 Nickel base sample BS 925A final certification has been completed.
May 18 Hastelloy C-2000 sample BS C-2000 is now available.
Leaded brass samples BS 836B, BS 836C, and BS 836D final certifications have been completed.
May 07 Hastelloy G-30 sample BS G30 is now available.
Haynes 230 sample BS H230A is now available.
May 06 Titanium sample BS T-81 is no longer available.
April 24 Tool Steel sample BS TS-7A is now available.
April 21 High Alloy Steel 254SMO sample BS 254 is now available.
Stainless Steel sample BS 309 is now available.
April 13 Tool Steel sample BS 33F final certification has been completed.
April 08 Low Alloy Steel sample BS 1762 final certification has been completed.
April 06 Carbon Steel sample BS XCAS is now available.
Cast Iron sampleS BS CC-11A and BS CC-11B final certifications have been completed.
Cast Iron samples BS 286CA - 286CI are now available.
March 18 Super Duplex Steel samples BS 2507 and BS SU 2507 are now available.
March 13 Carbon Steel sample BS 1045 replaces sold out BS 56H.
Cast Iron sample BS 285BK is no longer available.
High Alloy Steel sample BS 186B is now available.
Low Alloy Steel sample BS 4330MOD is now available.
Stainless Steel sample BS 321D replaces sold out BS 321C.
February 27 Carbon Steel sample BS XCCS-1 is no longer available.
The replacement BS XCCS-2 is in production with planned availability late 2020 or early 2021.
February 20 Low Alloy Steel sample BS 4140C is now available.
February 14 Maraging Steel samples DSZU C51 - C55 certified values have been revised.
January 27 Low Alloy Steel sample BS 3310 is now available.
January 22 Cast Iron sample BS 291EF, the last of series BS 291E, is no longer available.
Cast Iron series BS 291F remains available.
January 07 Slag sample BS Slag 1 is no longer available.
2019   News
December 19 Stainless steel samples BS 347C and BS 450 are now available.
December 06 Aluminum Bronze sample BS 624 is now available.
Cast Iron sample BS 291FA is no longer available.
December 05 Naval Brass sample BS 485A is now available.
Phophor Bronze sample BS 510C is now available.
Stainless Steel sample BS 316F replaces sold out BS 316E.
November 27 Bronze sample BS 544C is now available.
November 22 Leaded Brass samples BS 360C and BS 360D are now available.
November 18 Cast Iron chip sample SRM 342a has been revised.
November 04 Copper-Nickel alloy samples BS 715B and BS 715C are now available.
October 31 Cast Iron sample BS CC-14 is no longer available.
October 25 Greek Ascoloy samples BS 183B and BS 183C are now available.
October 24 Cast iron sample BS 291FJ is no longer available.
October 11 Leaded brass samples BS 836B, BS 836C, and BS 836D are now available.
October 10 Beryllium-Cobalt Copper sample BS 172Be-2 is now available.
Cast Iron sample BS 291ED is no longer available.
October 03 Cast Iron sample BS 285BL is no longer available.
Pure Iron samples BS LC-7A and BS LC-7B final certifications have been completed.
Greek Ascoloy sample BS 183 is no longer available.
October 01 Stainless Steel sample BS 2205A final certification has been completed.
Tool Steel sample BS H-13A final certification has been completed.
September 26 Carbon Steel sample BS 1045 final certification has been completed.
Stainless Steel sample BS 316F final certification has been completed.
September 20 Nickel base samples BS 925A and BS 6255 are now available.
September 17 Cast Iron samples BS CC-11A and BS CC-11B are now available.
Cement sample SRM 1883a has been revised.
September 05 Cast Iron series BS 291FA - BS 291FJ are now available.
September 04 Leaded Brass sample BS 836A-4 is no longer available.
August 27 Cast Iron sample BS 291EE is no longer available.
August 26 Cement sample SRM 1889b has been revised.
August 16 Nickel alloy sample BS 800A replaces sold out BS 800.
August 13 Steel setting-up sample BS SU P-20B is no longer available.
August 08 Cobalt samples BS 171C and BS 171D final certifications have been completed.
August 06 Cobalt sample BS 172B final certification has been completed.
August 02 Stainless Steel sample BS 304B replaces sold out BS 304A.
July 18 Low Alloy Steel sample BS 46B replaces sold out BS 1982.
July 15 Clearance Sale item BS CE 31 is no longer available.
June 30 Stainless Steel sample BS 316F replaces sold out BS 316D.
Tool Steel sample BS 33F is now available.
June 21 Low Alloy Steel sample BS 1762 is now available.
High Alloy Steel sample BS CD4MCU-A final certification has been completed.
June 20 High Alloy Steel sample BS CD4MCU final certification has been completed.
June 19 Ferrotitanium samples BS FeTi-1 and BS FeTi-2 certificates have been revised.
June 12 Low Alloy Steel setting up sample BS SU 4130 is replaced with BS SU 4130A.
Stainless Steel sample BS 82D is replaced with BS 82E.
May 31 Slag sample BS Slag 3 is no longer available.
May 03 BS 304 is replaced with BS 304B
April 30 Cast Iron sample BS 285BJ is no longer available.
April 19 Cast Iron series BS 286A is now completely sold out.
April 15 Stainless Steel sample BS 2205A is now abailable.
April 11 Carbon Steel sample BS 1009 final certification has been completed.
April 10 Stainless Steel sample BS 82E replaces sold out BS 82D.
April 09 Carbon Steel sample BS 1005 final certification has been completed.
April 05 Pure Iron samples BS LC-7A and BS LC-7B are now available.
Pure Iron setting-up sample BS LC-7C SUS is now available.
Stainless Steel sample BS 316F is now available.
April 02 Iron sample BS 50G is now available.
March 22 Tool Steel sample BS H-13A is now available.
February 26 Cast Iron sample BS 285BB is no longer available.
February 20 Cast Iron sample BS 291EG is no longer available.
February 08 Steel sample BS 4972 uncertainty for Boron has been corrected.
January 08 Cobalt samples BS 171C and BS 171D are now available.

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