CASTI Corrosion Series (Click on the images below for more information)

Contains current and practical information that is written by field experienced authors. Engineering principles and case histories come together in this series to assist the practicing technical person.

CASTI Metals Data Book Series

The CASTI Metals Black Book series has been superceded by the following publications:
- Handbook of Comparative World Steel Standards
- Handbook of Steel Data: American and European
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CASTI Online Databases

ASTM Passport to Steel
Passport to Steel is a powerful new online database of international steel product specification standards. The ultimate online resource for steel data!
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ASME Code Interpretations Database
Access and search thousands of ASME Code Interpretations online. Coverage of B&PV Code and Process/Power Piping Code.
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CASTI offers FREE lite versions of several E-books for download. Lite E-books are available for all titles in our Metals Data Books Series. Each of these lite E-books contain selected excerpts from the full E-book, allowing our customers to preview material from our many publications. You can view the CASTI lite E-books using Adobe Reader. Adobe Reader software is available as a free download from Adobe. If you need to download Adobe Reader, click the Adobe icon on the left to visit the Adobe website.


CASTI Publishing Inc. was launched in 1992 with the release of the CASTI Metals Black Book - North American Ferrous Data, a metals data book which has sold over 20,000 copies in more than 80 countries worldwide. We now publish the CASTI Metals Data Book Series (4 volumes), the CASTI Corrosion Book Series (4 volumes), and the CASTI Guidebook Series to the ASME Codes (5 volumes). These publications are available as traditional printed books and as fully searchable e-books.

In 2002, CASTI Publishing produced it's first online engineering database that includes all of the ASME Boiler and Pressure and Pressure Piping Code Interpretations with a fast and powerful search engine. This was followed up with the design and creation of the Passport to Steel Online Database, which includes data from nearly 50,000 steels and is offered through ASTM at

As a contracted service, CASTI Publishing has assisted other technical publishers, industry organizations, trade associations, and technical societies with electronically transforming their own intellectual property into e-books, e-learning lessons, and online databases. For more information regarding these services, please contact us.