This European Standard specifies austenitic manganese cast steels for wear-resistant service. The grades covered by this European Standard will experience maximum service life in applications where the surface of the casting is subject to impact. This European Standard retains the same format for clauses as EN 1559-1 and EN 1559-2. It shall be used in conjunction with these standards. Where no text is given under a clause heading, the corresponding clause of EN 1559-1 or EN 1559-2 applies. The structure of this standard is as follows: a) clauses and subclauses preceded by Ø indicates no additional conditions to Part 1 or Part 2 1 ) of EN 1559; b) subclauses without any marking are mandatory.