1.1 This specification covers 69% gold, 25% silver, 6% platinum alloy tubing, rod, wire, and sheet material for sliding electrical contacts.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The metric equivalents of inch-pound units may be approximate.
1.3 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.
1.4 It is the responsibility of the user to become familiar with all hazards including those identified in the appropriate Material Safety Data Sheet for this product/material as provided by the manufacturer.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
B476 Specification for General Requirements for Wrought Precious Metal Electrical Contact Materials
contact alloy; electrical contact alloy; gold-silver-platinum; Electrical contact materials (gold alloy); Electrical contact materials (silver alloy); Gold alloy--electrical contact materials; Gold metal/alloys--specifications; Platinum--specifications; Silver (electrical/electronic applications)--specifications; UNS P00691 (gold electrical contact alloy); UNS P00692 (gold electrical contact alloy)
ICS Number Code 77.120.99 (Other non-ferrous metals and their alloys)
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