ASTM B608-95

    Historical Standard: ASTM B608-95 Standard Specification for Welded Copper-Alloy Pipe

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification establishes the requirements for arc-welded pipe for use in brackish water or seawater piping systems.

    1.2 Values stated in inch-pound units are the standard. SI values given in parentheses and in the tables are for information only.

    1.3 The following hazard statement pertains only to the test method described in 8.2 and 14.3.2 of this specification: 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.


    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

    B169/B169M Specification for Aluminum Bronze Sheet, Strip, and Rolled Bar

    B171/B171M Specification for Copper-Alloy Plate and Sheet for Pressure Vessels, Condensers, and Heat Exchangers

    B846 Terminology for Copper and Copper Alloys

    E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials

    E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications

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

    E76 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Nickel-Copper Alloys

    E190 Test Method for Guided Bend Test for Ductility of Welds

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

    E478 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Copper Alloys


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.150.30 (Copper products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 40181500(Welded copper tubes)


    DOI: 10.1520/B0608-95

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