Standard Specification for Copper and Copper-Alloy Seamless Condenser Tubes and Ferrule Stock
|Publication Date:||10 March 1998|
|ICS Code (Non-ferrous metal pipes):||23.040.15|
1.1 This specification covers seamless tube and ferrule stock of copper and various copper alloys up to 3⅛ in., inclusive, in diameter, for use in surface condensers, evaporators, and heat exchangers. Tubes for this application are normally made from the following coppers or copper alloys:
NOTE 1--A complete metric companion to Specification B 111 has been developed--B 111M; therefore, no metric equivalents are presented in this specification.
NOTE 2--Warning: Mercury is a definite health hazard in use and disposal. (See 12.1.)
1.2 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 18, 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.