Standard Specification for Copper, Bus Bar, Rod, and Shapes and General Purpose Rod, Bar, and Shapes
|Publication Date:||1 June 2020|
|ICS Code (Copper products):||77.150.30|
|ICS Code (Superconductivity and conducting materials):||29.050|
This specification2 establishes the requirements for copper conductor bar, rod, and shapes for electrical (bus) applications and rod, bar, and shapes for general applications.
The product may be furnished from any copper listed unless otherwise specified in the contract or purchase order.
The product may be furnished from any copper listed above unless otherwise specified in the contract or purchase order. Other coppers may be used upon agreement between the supplier and purchaser.
Units-The values stated in either inch-pound units or SI units are to be regarded separately as standard. Within the text, SI units are shown in brackets. The values stated in each system are not necessarily exact equivalents; therefore, to ensure conformance with the standard, each system shall be used independently of the other, and values from the two systems shall not be combined.
NOTE 1-Material for hot forging will be found in Specification B124/B124M.
This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.
2 For ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code applications, see related Specification SB-187 in Section II of that Code.
*A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard