ASTM B2-00

    Historical Standard: ASTM B2-00 Standard Specification for Medium-Hard-Drawn Copper Wire

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers medium-hard-drawn round copper wire for electrical purposes (Explanatory Note 1).

    1.2 The SI values of density and resistivity are to be regarded as standard. For all other properties the inch-pound values are to be regarded as standard, and the SI units may be approximate.


    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

    B5 Specification for High Conductivity Tough-Pitch Copper Refinery Shapes

    B49 Specification for Copper Rod Drawing Stock for Electrical Purposes

    B170 Specification for Oxygen-Free Electrolytic Copper--Refinery Shapes

    B193 Test Method for Resistivity of Electrical Conductor Materials

    B258 Specification for Nominal Diameters and Cross-Sectional Areas of AWG Sizes of Solid Round Wires Used as Electrical Conductors

    Other Documents

    NBSHandbook100 Copper Wire Tables of the National Bureau of Standards Available from National Technical Information Service (NTIS), 5285 Port Royal Rd., Springfield, VA 22161, http://www.ntis.gov.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.150.30 (Copper products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 26121517(Copper wire)


    DOI: 10.1520/B0002-00

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