Standard Specification for General Requirements for Wrought Copper and Copper-Alloy Rod, Bar, Shapes and Forgings
|Publication Date:||1 January 1994|
|ICS Code (Copper products):||77.150.30|
1.1 This specification establishes a group of general requirements common to wrought copper and copper alloy rod, bar, shapes, and forgings which shall apply to Specifications B 16, B 21, B 98, B 124, B 133, B 138, B 139, B 140, B 150, B 151, B 196, B 283, B 301, B 371, B 411, B441, B 453, B 455 and B 570 to the extent referenced therein.
1.2 The chemical composition, physical and mechanical properties, and all other requirements not included in this specification shall be prescribed in the product specification.
1.3 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 This specification is the companion to SI Specification B 249M; therefore no SI equivalents are shown.
1.5 Inch-pound units are the standard except for grain size which are in SI units.
NOTE 1--Requirements for flat wire (defined as flat products up to and including 0.188 in. thick and up to 1¼ in. in width, with all surfaces rolled or drawn, without having been slit, sheared or sawed) including square, furnished in coils or straight lengths, or on spools, reels, or bucks are described by the wire Specifications B 206 and B 272.