ASTM B176-08(2013)

    Standard Specification for Copper-Alloy Die Castings


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification establishes the requirements for copper-alloy die castings. The alloys specified are Copper Alloy UNS Nos. C85700, C85800, C86500, C87800, C99700, and C99750.2

    1.2 Units—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.


    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

    B824 Specification for General Requirements for Copper Alloy Castings

    B846 Terminology for Copper and Copper Alloys

    E8/E8M Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials

    E23 Test Methods for Notched Bar Impact Testing of Metallic Materials

    E255 Practice for Sampling Copper and Copper Alloys for the Determination of Chemical Composition

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

    American Die Casting Institute

    “E”Serie

    Military Standards

    MIL-P-116 Methods of Preservation

    MIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage (Military Agencies)


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31102500(Low pressure permanent die castings and casting assemblies)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/B0176

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    Citation Format

    ASTM B176-08(2013), Standard Specification for Copper-Alloy Die Castings, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2013, www.astm.org

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