1.1 This specification covers requirements for copper alloy sand castings for general applications. Nominal compositions of the alloys defined by this specification are shown in Table 1. This is a composite specification replacing former documents as shown in Table 1.
Note 1—Other copper alloy castings are included in the following ASTM specifications: B 22, B 61, B 62, B 66, B 67, B 148, B 176, B 271, B 369, B 427, B 492, B 505/B 505M, B 763, B 770, and B 806.
1.2 Component part castings produced to this specification may be manufactured in advance and supplied from stock. In such cases the manufacturer shall maintain a general quality certification of all castings without specific record or date of casting for a specific casting.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are provided for information purposes only.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
B22 Specification for Bronze Castings for Bridges and Turntables
B61 Specification for Steam or Valve Bronze Castings
B62 Specification for Composition Bronze or Ounce Metal Castings
B66 Specification for Bronze Castings for Steam Locomotive Wearing Parts
B67 Specification for Car and Tender Journal Bearings, Lined
B148 Specification for Aluminum-Bronze Sand Castings
B176 Specification for Copper-Alloy Die Castings
B208 Practice for Preparing Tension Test Specimens for Copper Alloy Sand, Permanent Mold, Centrifugal, and Continuous Castings
B271 Specification for Copper-Base Alloy Centrifugal Castings
B369 Specification for Copper-Nickel Alloy Castings
B427 Specification for Gear Bronze Alloy Castings
B505/B505M Specification for Copper Alloy Continuous Castings
B763 Specification for Copper Alloy Sand Castings for Valve Applications
B770 Specification for Copper-Beryllium Alloy Sand Castings for General Applications
B806 Specification for Copper Alloy Permanent Mold Castings for General Applications
B824 Specification for General Requirements for Copper Alloy Castings
B846 Terminology for Copper and Copper Alloys
E255 Practice for Sampling Copper and Copper Alloys for the Determination of Chemical Composition
E527 Practice for Numbering Metals and Alloys in the Unified Numbering System (UNS)
copper alloy castings; copper-base alloy castings; sand castings;
ICS Number Code 77.150.30 (Copper products)
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