Standard Specification for Seamless Copper Tube for Medical Gas Systems
|Publication Date:||10 September 1995|
|ICS Code (Anaesthetic, respiratory and reanimation equipment):||11.040.10|
1.1 This specification covers two wall thickness schedules of specially cleaned, straight lengths of seamless copper tube, identified as Types K and L, suitable for medical gas systems. The tube shall be installed in conformance with the requirements of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 99C, Gas and Vacuum Systems, and Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Standard Z 305.1, Nonflammable Medical Gas Piping Systems.
NOTE 1--Types K and L tube are defined in Specification B 88.
NOTE 2--Drawn temper tube is suitable for use with capillary (solder joint) fittings for brazing.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI metric values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.3 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portion of Section 12 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.