ASTM B148-97(2009)

    Standard Specification for Aluminum-Bronze Sand Castings

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification establishes requirements for sand castings produced from copper-base alloys having the alloy numbers, commercial designations, and nominal compositions shown in Table 1.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    TABLE 1 Nominal Compositions

    Copper Alloy
    UNS No.
    Old Desig-
    nation
    Commercial
    Designation
    Nominal Composition, %
    CopperNickelIronAluminumSiliconManganese
    C952009AGrade A88.0. . .3.09.0. . .. . .
    C95300A9BGrade B89.0. . .1.010.0. . .. . .
    C95400A9CGrade C85.0. . .4.011.0. . .. . .
    C95410A. . .. . .84.02.04.0 10.0. . .. . .
    C95500A9DGrade D81.04.04.011.0. . .. . .
    C95520A. . .. . .78.55.55.011.0. . .. . .
    C956009EGrade E91.0. . .. . .7.02.0. . .
    C957009FGrade F75.02.03.08.0. . .12.0
    C95800. . .. . .81.34.54.09.0. . .1.2
    C95820. . .. . .79.05.24.59.5. . .1.0
    C95900. . .. . .87.5. . .4.513.0. . .. . .

    A These grades respond to heat treatment.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    B208 Practice for Preparing Tension Test Specimens for Copper Alloy Sand, Permanent Mold, Centrifugal, and Continuous Castings

    B824 Specification for General Requirements for Copper Alloy Castings

    E10 Test Method for Brinell Hardness of Metallic Materials

    E18 Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials

    E527 Practice for Numbering Metals and Alloys in the Unified Numbering System (UNS)


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.150.10 (Aluminium products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31101612(Bronze sand casting)


    DOI: 10.1520/B0148-97R09

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