The Inspecting Authority shall state at the time of enquiry
whether he requires tensile or transverse tests, or both,
and he may also specify cast-on bars where the design of the
casting and method of running permit.
When the test bars are cast separately they shall be poured
at the same time and from the same ladle, or metal as the
casting or castings they represent. The number of test bars
specified in Regulation 92 shall be applicable to all castings
of each melt.
When the bars are cast-on, the mould for the casting and
the mould for the test piece shall be joined together in such
a manner that the liquid metal fills both moulds at the same
All test bars shall be cast in green sand or dry sand or
in loam moulds according as to whether the casting or castings
they represent are moulded in green sand, or in loam or dry
The test bars shall not be subjected to any heat treatment
after leaving the moulds.