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1.1 This specification establishes the requirements for hard-drawn, seamless capillary tube made from Copper Alloy UNS Nos. C10800, C12000, or C12200.
1.2 This tube is commonly supplied in straight lengths intended for restrictor applications such as metering lines for liquids and gases where close control over smoothness and diameter of the bore is required to insure uniform flow characteristics between tubes.
1.3 The values stated in inch pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units, which are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
1.4 The following safety hazard caveat pertains only to the test method described in section 16.4 (Cleanness Test) of this specification: 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.
B251 Specification for General Requirements for Wrought Seamless Copper and Copper-Alloy Tube
B577 Test Methods for Detection of Cuprous Oxide (Hydrogen Embrittlement Susceptibility) in Copper
B601 Classification for Temper Designations for Copper and Copper Alloys--Wrought and Cast
B846 Terminology for Copper and Copper Alloys
B950 Guide for Editorial Procedures and Form of Product Specifications for Copper and Copper Alloys
E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
E53 Test Method for Determination of Copper in Unalloyed Copper by Gravimetry
E62 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Copper and Copper Alloys (Photometric Methods)
E255 Practice for Sampling Copper and Copper Alloys for the Determination of Chemical Composition
ASHRAE StandardNo.28 Method for Testing Capillary Tubes Available from the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE), 1791 Tullie Circle, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, http://www.ashrae.org.
ICS Number Code 23.040.15 (Non-ferrous metal pipes)