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1.1 This specification establishes the requirements for seamless copper and copper-alloy rectangular tube intended for use as transmission lines in electronic equipment. Five types of material are specified having the following nominal compositions:
|Copper or |
|Nominal Composition, %|
|C10100||Copper, Type OFEA||99.99B||...||...|
|C10200||Copper, Type OFA||99.95B||...||...|
|C10300||Copper, Type OFXLPA||99.95B||...||0.003|
|C12000||Copper, Type DLPA||99.90B||...||0.008|
bronze, 90 %
A Types OF, OFE, OFXLP, and DLP are described in Classification B224.
B Minimum copper percentage.
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 which are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
B170 Specification for Oxygen-Free Electrolytic Copper--Refinery Shapes
B193 Test Method for Resistivity of Electrical Conductor Materials
B224 Classification of Coppers
B428 Test Method for Angle of Twist in Rectangular and Square Copper and Copper Alloy Tube
B577 Test Methods for Detection of Cuprous Oxide (Hydrogen Embrittlement Susceptibility) in Copper
B846 Terminology for Copper and Copper Alloys
E18 Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
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
E478 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Copper Alloys
Other StandardANSI B46.1 Surface Roughness, Waviness, and Lay Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036.
ICS Number Code 77.150.30 (Copper products)
UNSPSC Code 40182000(Seamless copper tubes)
ASTM B372-12, Standard Specification for Seamless Copper and Copper-Alloy Rectangular Waveguide Tube, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2012, www.astm.orgBack to Top