ASTM B22-02

    Historical Standard: ASTM B22-02 Standard Specification for Bronze Castings for Bridges and Turntables

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification establishes requirements for bronze castings for turntables, movable bridges and bridge parts, and bronze castings suitable for use in bridges and other structures for fixed and expansion bearings in which motion is slow and intermittent. The following Copper Alloys are specified: UNS No. C86300, C90500, C91100, C91300, and C93700.

    Note 1—Historically, the alloys in this specification have been used in the applications listed in . Actual practice may vary.

    1.2 UnitsThe values stated in inch/pound or SI units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in nonconformance with the specification.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    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

    B846 Terminology for Copper and Copper Alloys

    E9 Test Methods of Compression Testing of Metallic Materials at Room Temperature

    E10 Test Method for Brinell Hardness 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)


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.150.30 (Copper products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31100000(Castings and casting assemblies); 24101711(Turntables)


    DOI: 10.1520/B0022-02

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