Norme ASTM A0049-12
1.1 This specification covers heat-treated carbon steel joint bars, microalloyed joint bars, and forged compromise joint bars for general use in standard railroad track.
1.2 The joint bars may be used for the production of insulated joints.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.