ASTM B66/B66M-06e1

    Historical Standard: ASTM B66/B66M-06e1 Standard Specification for Bronze Castings for Steam Locomotive Wearing Parts

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification establishes requirements for bronze castings for steam locomotive wearing parts. The following Copper Alloy UNS Nos. are specified: C93200, C93400, C93600, C93700, C93800, C94300, C94400, C94500, and C95400.

    Note 1—Historically, the alloys in this specification have been used in the applications listed in the Appendix. Actual practice may vary according to locomotive type and service.

    1.2 UnitsThe values stated in inch-pound or SI units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in nonconformance with the standard.

    1.3 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

    B824 Specification for General Requirements for Copper Alloy Castings

    B846 Terminology for Copper and Copper Alloys

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

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

    AAR Standards

    M-503 Bronze Bearings for Locomotives Available from Association of American Railroads, Mechanical Division, 50 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20001.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.150.30 (Copper products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31100000(Castings and casting assemblies); 26101505(Steam engines)


    DOI: 10.1520/B0066_B0066M-06E01

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