ASTM International - ASTM B540-97(2002)
Standard Specification for Palladium Electrical Contact Alloy
|Publication Date:||10 December 1997|
|ICS Code (Other non-ferrous metals and their alloys):||77.120.99|
1.1 This specification covers an alloy containing palladium, silver, copper, gold, platinum, and zinc in the form of wire, rod, and strip for electrical contacts.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI units may be approximate.
1.3 The following safety hazard caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 6 of this specification. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
1.4 It is the responsibility of the user to become familiar with all hazards including those identified in the appropriate Material Safety Data Sheet For this product/material as provided by the manufacturer.