ASTM B61-02

    Standard Specification for Steam or Valve Bronze Castings


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification establishes requirements for a high-grade steam-metal or valve-bronze alloy (Copper Alloy UNS No. C92200) used for component castings of valves, flanges, and fittings.

    1.2 The castings covered are used in products that may be manufactured in advance and supplied from stock by the manufacturer or other dealer.

    1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. Metric values given in parenthesis 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.

    ASTM Standards

    B208 Practice for Preparing Tension Test Specimens for Copper Alloy Sand, Permanent Mold, Centrifugal, and Continuous Castings

    B824 Specification for General Requirements for Copper Alloy Castings

    B846 Terminology for Copper and Copper Alloys

    E527 Practice for Numbering Metals and Alloys in the Unified Numbering System (UNS)

    MSS Standards

    SP-25 Standard Marking System for Valves, Fittings, Flanges and Unions Available from Manufacturers Standardization Society of the Valve and Fittings Industry (MSS), 127 Park St., NE, Vienna, VA 22180-4602, http://www.mss-hq.com.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.150.30 (Copper products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 40141600(Valves); 31100000(Castings and casting assemblies)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/B0061-02

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    Citation Format

    ASTM B61-02, Standard Specification for Steam or Valve Bronze Castings, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2002, www.astm.org

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