ASTM B591-08

    Historical Standard: ASTM B591-08 Standard Specification for Copper-Zinc-Tin and Copper-Zinc-Tin-Iron-Nickel Alloys Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Rolled Bar

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers the requirements for specified copper-zinc-tin alloys and copper-zinc-tin-iron-nickel alloys in the form of plate, sheet, strip, and rolled bar. The alloys and nominal compositions are as follows:

    Copper Alloy
    UNS No.
    Copper,
    %
    Tin,
    %
    Zinc,
    %
    Phos.,
    %%
    Iron,
    %
    Nickel,
    %
    C405009514
    C4081095.52.02.220.030.10.15
    C4085095.53.01.270.10.10.1
    C4086094.82.03.040.030.030.1
    C41100910.58.5
    C413009118
    C415009127
    C4220087112
    C4250088210
    C4252089.82.07.970.10.10.1
    C4300085213
    C43400850.714.3

    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 that 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.

    ASTM Standards

    B248 Specification for General Requirements for Wrought Copper and Copper-Alloy Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Rolled Bar

    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

    E62 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Copper and Copper Alloys (Photometric Methods)

    E76 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Nickel-Copper Alloys

    E112 Test Methods for Determining Average Grain Size

    E255 Practice for Sampling Copper and Copper Alloys for the Determination of Chemical Composition

    E478 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Copper Alloys

    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 30262300(Copper sheets); 30102409(Copper rods)


    DOI: 10.1520/B0591-08

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