ASTM B617-98(2004)

    Standard Specification for Coin Silver Electrical Contact Alloy

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers 90 % silver-10 % copper alloy tubing, rod, wire, strip, and sheet material for electrical contacts.

    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 become familiar with all hazards including those identified in the appropriate Material Safety Data Sheet for this product/material as provided by the manufacturer, 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

    B277 Test Method for Hardness of Electrical Contact Materials

    B476 Specification for General Requirements for Wrought Precious Metal Electrical Contact Materials


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.120.99 (Other non-ferrous metals and their alloys)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/B0617-98R04

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