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1.1 This specification establishes requirements for an alloy having a composition of copper, tin, lead, and zinc, used for component castings of valves, flanges, and fittings. The common trade name of this alloy is 85-5-5-5; the correct identification is Copper Alloy UNS No. C83600.
1.2 The castings covered are used in products that may be manufactured in advance and supplied from stock from 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 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.
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
E527 Practice for Numbering Metals and Alloys in the Unified Numbering System (UNS)
MSS StandardsSP-25 Standard Marking System for Valves, Fittings, Flanges and Unions Available from Manufacturers Standardization Society of the Valve and Fittings Industry, 127 Park Street NE, Vienna, VA 22180-4602.
ICS Number Code 77.150.30 (Copper products)