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ASTM B103/B103M

Standard Specification for Phosphor Bronze Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Rolled Bar

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 15 May 2015
Status: active
Page Count: 7
ICS Code (Copper products): 77.150.30
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This specification establishes the requirements for copper-tin alloy (phosphor bronze), copper-tin-lead alloy (leaded phosphor bronze), and copper-tin-lead-zinc alloy (bearing bronze), plate, sheet, strip, and rolled bar. The phosphor bronzes commonly are used for deep drawing into bellows and stamping and forming into spring devices and into terminals and connectors for electrical apparatus because they combine high strength with high elongation. The leaded phosphor bronzes are used where strength, corrosion resistance, and machinability are required. The bearing bronze is used in bushings, bearings, and load-bearing thrust washers.

NOTE 1-All of the above alloys contain small amounts of phosphorus, used as a deoxidant in melting, and to enhance the mechanical properties. 

The values stated in either inch-pound units or SI units are to be regarded separately as standard. Within the text, SI units are shown in brackets. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard. 

The following safety hazard caveat pertains only to the test method(s) described in 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..

*A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard

Document History

ASTM B103/B103M
May 15, 2015
Standard Specification for Phosphor Bronze Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Rolled Bar
This specification establishes the requirements for copper-tin alloy (phosphor bronze), copper-tin-lead alloy (leaded phosphor bronze), and copper-tin-lead-zinc alloy (bearing bronze), plate, sheet,...
April 1, 2010
Standard Specification for Phosphor Bronze Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Rolled Bar
This specification establishes copper-tin alloy (phosphor bronze), copper-tin-lead alloy (leaded phosphor bronze), and copper-tin-lead-zinc alloy (bearing bronze), plate, sheet, strip, and rolled...
April 1, 2009
Standard Specification for Phosphor Bronze Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Rolled Bar
This specification establishes copper-tin alloy (phosphor bronze), copper-tin-lead alloy (leaded phosphor bronze), and copper-tin-lead-zinc alloy (bearing bronze), plate, sheet, strip, and rolled...
October 1, 2007
Standard Specification for Phosphor Bronze Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Rolled Bar
This specification establishes copper-tin alloy (phosphor bronze), copper-tin-lead alloy (leaded phosphor bronze), and copper-tin-lead-zinc alloy (bearing bronze), plate, sheet, strip, and rolled...
October 1, 2004
Standard Specification for Phosphor Bronze Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Rolled Bar
This specification establishes copper-tin alloy (phosphor bronze), copper-tin-lead alloy (leaded phosphor bronze), and copper-tin-lead-zinc alloy (bearing bronze), plate, sheet, strip, and rolled...
October 1, 2004
Standard Specification for Phosphor Bronze Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Rolled Bar
(Footnote *) This specification establishes copper-tin alloy (phosphor bronze), copper-tin-lead alloy (leaded phosphor bronze), and copper-tin-lead-zinc alloy (bearing bronze), plate, sheet, strip,...
May 10, 1998
Standard Specification for Phosphor Bronze Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Rolled Bar
This specification establishes copper-tin alloy (phosphor bronze), copper-tin-lead alloy (leaded phosphor bronze), and copper-tin-lead-zinc alloy (bearing bronze), plate, sheet, strip, and rolled...
May 10, 1998
Standard Specification for Phosphor Bronze Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Rolled Bar
1. Scope * 1.1 This specification establishes copper-tin alloy (phosphor bronze), copper-tin-lead alloy (leaded phosphor bronze), and copper-tin-lead-zinc alloy (bearing bronze), plate, sheet, strip,...
July 15, 1993
Standard Specification for Phosphor Bronze Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Rolled Bar
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June 15, 1991
STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR PHOSPHOR BRONZE PLATE, SHEET, STRIP, AND ROLLED BAR
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June 30, 1989
STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR PHOSPHOR BRONZE PLATE, SHEET, STRIP, AND ROLLED BAR
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July 29, 1988
STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR PHOSPHOR BRONZE PLATE, SHEET, STRIP, AND ROLLED BAR
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January 31, 1986
STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR PHOSPHOR BRONZE PLATE, SHEET, STRIP, AND ROLLED BAR
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July 26, 1985
STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR PHOSPHOR BRONZE PLATE, SHEET, STRIP, AND ROLLED BAR
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