ASTM International - ASTM B601-18
Standard Classification for Temper Designations for Copper and Copper Alloys—Wrought and Cast
|Publication Date:||1 March 2018|
|ICS Code (Copper products):||77.150.30|
significance And Use:
4.2 Use-An alphanumeric code establishes a system by which... View More
4.2 Use-An alphanumeric code establishes a system by which product tempers in specifications and published data are designated.
4.2.1 The letters in the code identify the type of process used to produce the product temper. For example, "H" indicates a temper resulting from cold working.
Note 1: These letters are frequently the same as those used in temper systems of other metal products.
Note 2: Undefined letters, used in prior temper systems and included in this system for reference, are defined in Appendix X1.View Less
1.1 This classification establishes temper designations for copper and copper alloys-wrought and cast. The temper designations are classified by the process or processes used in manufacturing the product involved and its resulting properties. It is not a specification of copper and copper alloys.
1.2 The property requirements for the tempers are given in the applicable product specification.
1.3 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.