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1.1 This specification covers round wire and ribbon with controlled electrical properties for use in wire-wound resistance units and similar applications, but not for use as electrical heating elements.
1.2 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.
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 become familiar with all hazards including those identified in the appropriate Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for this product/material as provided by the manufacturer, 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.
B63 Test Method for Resistivity of Metallically Conducting Resistance and Contact Materials
B77 Test Method for Thermoelectric Power of Electrical-Resistance Alloys
B84 Test Method for Temperature-Resistance Constants of Alloy Wires for Precision Resistors
ICS Number Code 29.050 (Superconductivity and conducting materials)
UNSPSC Code 32121613(Wirewound resistor)