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1.1 This specification covers Aluminum 1350 bar for electric conductors in the tempers shown in Table 1.
1.2 Aluminum and temper designations are in accordance with ANSI H35.1M. The equivalent Unified Numbering System designation is A91350 in accordance with Practice E 527. For Alloy 6101 bus conductors, refer to Specification B 317.Note 1
Prior to 1975, Aluminum 1350 was designated as EC aluminum.
1.3 This specification is the metric counterpart of Specification B 236.
1.4 For acceptance criteria for inclusion of new aluminum and aluminum alloys in this specification, see Annex A1.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
ANSI StandardsH35.2M Dimensional Tolerances for Aluminum Mill Products
Military StandardMIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, DODSSP, Bldg. 4, Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098.
Federal StandardFed. Std. No. 123 Marking for Shipment (Civil Agencies)
B193 Test Method for Resistivity of Electrical Conductor Materials
B317/B317M Specification for Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Bar, Rod, Tube, Pipe, Structural Profiles, and Profiles for Electrical Purposes (Bus Conductor)
B557M Test Methods for Tension Testing Wrought and Cast Aluminum- and Magnesium-Alloy Products (Metric)
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
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
E55 Practice for Sampling Wrought Nonferrous Metals and Alloys for Determination of Chemical Composition
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
ICS Number Code 77.150.10 (Aluminium products)
UNSPSC Code 30264900(Aluminum bars)
ASTM B236M-00(2006), Standard Specification for Aluminum Bars for Electrical Purposes (Bus Bars) [Metric], ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2006, www.astm.orgBack to Top