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1.1 This specification establishes the requirements for copper-cobalt-beryllium alloy (UNS No. C17500), and copper-nickel-beryllium alloy (UNS No. C17510) rod and bar in straight lengths.
1.2 The intent is to provide a system of interchangeable alloys.
1.3 Units—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.
1.4 The following hazard statement pertains only to the test method portions 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.
B193 Test Method for Resistivity of Electrical Conductor Materials
B194 Specification for Copper-Beryllium Alloy Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Rolled Bar
B249/B249M Specification for General Requirements for Wrought Copper and Copper-Alloy Rod, Bar, Shapes and Forgings
B601 Classification for Temper Designations for Copper and Copper Alloys--Wrought and Cast
B846 Terminology for Copper and Copper Alloys
E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
E18 Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials
E1004 Test Method for Determining Electrical Conductivity Using the Electromagnetic (Eddy-Current) Method
ICS Number Code 77.150.30 (Copper products)
UNSPSC Code 30262200(Copper bars); 30102409(Copper rods)