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1.1 This specification covers sintered aluminum structural parts made primarily from aluminum powders to which controlled amounts of master alloys or elemental copper, magnesium, and silicon have been added by blending.
1.2 This specification covers the following variables:
1.2.1 Composition— Depending upon levels of copper, magnesium, and silicon content, two grades, and
1.3 Parts ordered to this specification will be in one of the following conditions:
1.3.2 As-repressed for additional density, or
1.3.3 All other conditions plus heat treated.
1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information 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.
B243 Terminology of Powder Metallurgy
B962 Test Methods for Density of Compacted or Sintered Powder Metallurgy (PM) Products Using Archimedes Principle
B963 Test Methods for Oil Content, Oil-Impregnation Efficiency, and Interconnected Porosity of Sintered Powder Metallurgy (PM) Products Using Archimedes Principle
E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
ICS Number Code 77.150.10 (Aluminium products)