ASTM B584-12a

    Historical Standard: ASTM B584-12a Standard Specification for Copper Alloy Sand Castings for General Applications

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    ASTM B584

    1. Scope

    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 1.2 This is a composite specification replacing former documents as shown in Table 1.

    TABLE 1 Nominal Compositions

     

    Classification

    Copper
    Alloy
    UNS
    No.

    Previous
    Designation

    Commercial Designation

    Copper

    Tin

    Lead

    Zinc

    Nickel

    Iron

    Alum-
    inum

    Man-
    ganese

    Sili-
    con

    Nio-
    bium

    Bis-
    muth

    Leaded red brass

    C83450

    . . .

    . . .

    88

     21/2 

     2

     61/2 

    1

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

     

    C83600

    B145-4A

    85-5-5-5 or No. 1 composition

    85

     5

     5

     5

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

     

    C83800

    B145-4B

    commercial red brass, 83-4-6-7

    83

     4

     6

     7

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    Leaded semi-red brass

    C84400

    B145-5A

    valve composition, 81-3-7-9

    81

     3

     7

     9

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

     

    C84800

    B145-5B

    semi-red brass, 76-21/2-61/2-15

    76

     21/2 

     61/2 

    15

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    Leaded yellow brass

    C85200

    B146-6A

    high-copper yellow brass

    72

     1

     3

    24

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

     

    C85400

    B146-6B

    commercial No. 1 yellow brass

    67

     1

     3

    29

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

     

    C85700

    B146-6C

    leaded naval brass

    61

     1

     1

    37

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    High-strength yellow brass

    C86200

    B147-8B

    high-strength manganese bronze

    63

    . . .

    . . .

    27

    . . .

    3

    4

    3

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

     

    C86300

    B147-8C

    high-strength manganese bronze

    61

    . . .

    . . .

    27

    . . .

    3

    6

    3

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

     

    C86400

    B147-7A

    leaded manganese bronze

    58

     1

     1

    38

    . . .

    1

    1/2 

    1/2 

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

     

    C86400

    B 132-A

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    C86500

    B147-8A

    No. 1 manganese bronze

    58

    . . .

    . . .

    39

    . . .

    1

    1

    1

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

     

    C86700

    B 132-B

    leaded manganese bronze

    58

     1

     1

    34

    . . .

    2

    2

    2

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    Silicon bronze + silicon brass

    C87300

    B198-12A

    silicon bronze

    95

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    1

    4

    . . .

    . . .

     

    C87400

    B198-13A

    silicon brass

    82

    . . .

    1/2 

    14

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    31/2 

    . . .

    . . .

     

    C87500

    B198-13B

    silicon brass

    82

    . . .

    . . .

    14

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    4

    . . .

    . . .

     

    C87600

    B198-13C

    silicon bronze

    91

    . . .

    . . .

     5

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    4

    . . .

    . . .

     

    C87610

    B198-12A

    silicon bronze

    92

    . . .

    . . .

     4

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    4

    . . .

    . . .

     

    C87710

    . . .

    silicon bronze

    86

    . . .

    . . .

    10

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    4

    . . .

    . . .

     

    C87845A

    . . .

    silicon bronze

    76

    . . .

    . . .

    21.26

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    . . .

    2.7

    . . .

    . . .

     

    C87850B

    . . .

    silicon brass

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    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)


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.150.30 (Copper products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31101610(Copper sand casting)


    DOI: 10.1520/B0584-12A

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