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1.1 This specification covers aluminum and aluminum alloy flat sheet, coiled sheet, and plate, in the alloys (Note 1) and tempers shown in Tables 2 and 3, and in the following finishes:
1.1.1 Plate in all alloys and sheet in heat-treatable alloys: mill finish.
1.1.2 Sheet in nonheat-treatable alloys: mill finish, one-side bright mill finish, standard one-side bright finish, and standard two-sides bright finish.
1.2 Alloy and temper designations are in accordance with ANSI H35.1M. The equivalent Unified Numbering System alloy designations are those of Table 1 preceded by A9, for example, A91100 for aluminum 1100 in accordance with Practice E 527.
Note 1—Throughout this specification, use of the term alloy in the general sense includes aluminum as well as aluminum alloy.
Note 2—See Specification B 632/B 632M for Tread Plate.
1.3 This specification is the metric counterpart of Specification B 209.
1.4 For acceptance criteria for inclusion of new aluminum and aluminum alloys in this specification, see Annex A2.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
B209 Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate
B548 Test Method for Ultrasonic Inspection of Aluminum-Alloy Plate for Pressure Vessels
B557M Test Methods for Tension Testing Wrought and Cast Aluminum- and Magnesium-Alloy Products (Metric)
B594 Practice for Ultrasonic Inspection of Aluminum-Alloy Wrought Products for Aerospace Applications
B632/B632M Specification for Aluminum-Alloy Rolled Tread Plate
B660 Practices for Packaging/Packing of Aluminum and Magnesium Products
B666/B666M Practice for Identification Marking of Aluminum and Magnesium Products
B881 Terminology Relating to Aluminum- and Magnesium-Alloy Products
B918 Practice for Heat Treatment of Wrought Aluminum Alloys
B928/B928M Specification for High Magnesium Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate for Marine Service and Similar Environments
B947 Practice for Hot Rolling Mill Solution Heat Treatment for Aluminum Alloy Plate
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
E34 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Aluminum and Aluminum-Base Alloys
E290 Test Methods for Bend Testing of Material for Ductility
E527 Practice for Numbering Metals and Alloys in the Unified Numbering System (UNS)
E607 Test Method for Atomic Emission Spectrometric Analysis Aluminum Alloys by the Point to Plane Technique Nitrogen Atmosphere
E716 Practices for Sampling and Sample Preparation of Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys for Determination of Chemical Composition by Spectrochemical Analysis
E1004 Test Method for Determining Electrical Conductivity Using the Electromagnetic (Eddy-Current) Method
E1251 Test Method for Analysis of Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys by Spark Atomic Emission Spectrometry
G34 Test Method for Exfoliation Corrosion Susceptibility in 2XXX and 7XXX Series Aluminum Alloys (EXCO Test)
G47 Test Method for Determining Susceptibility to Stress-Corrosion Cracking of 2XXX and 7XXX Aluminum Alloy Products
ISO StandardsISO6361-2 Wrought Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys, Sheets, Strips, and Plates
ICS Number Code 77.120.10 (Aluminium and aluminium alloys)
UNSPSC Code 30102206(Aluminum plate); 30265000(Aluminum sheets)