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1.1 This specification covers double-reduced black plate, produced from low-carbon cold-reduced steel, furnished in coils and cut sizes, for use predominantly in the manufacture of containers. The product may be specified "as rolled," without the removal of the rolling solution, and with no additional surface or oiling treatment. It may also be specified "cleaned" with the rolling solution removed, with or without surface treatment and oiling. This product is normally supplied with trimmed edges.
1.2 This specification is applicable to orders in either inch-pound units (as A 650) which is supplied in thicknesses 0.0050 in. to 0.0113 in. or SI units [as A 650M] which is supplied in thicknesses from 0.127 to 0.287 mm.
1.3 The values stated in either inch-pound or SI units are to be regarded as standard. Within the text, the SI units are shown in brackets. The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in nonconformance with this specification.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A623 Specification for Tin Mill Products, General Requirements
A623M Specification for Tin Mill Products, General Requirements [Metric]
ICS Number Code 77.140.50 (Flat steel products and semi-products)