578 METALLURGY OF CAST IRON. FJG. 149. Plan and Elevation View of Casting a few Tensile and Transverse Test Bars on end, at one pouring. certainly within reach of even the smallest foundry. We further would suggest to the mechanical engineers of this country the desirability of standardizing the speed at which the various tests should be performed, and also the urgent necessity of studying the impact test in its various phases. We deem these questions outside of the province of this association, our work being the selection of methods for getting at the true value of the material we sell, without prejudice or favor.