ASTM B693-91(2006)

    Historical Standard: ASTM B693-91(2006) Standard Specification for Silver-Nickel Electrical Contact Materials

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers electrical contact components made from silver nickel by powder metallurgical procedures.

    1.2 This specification covers compositions within the silver-nickel system normally specified by users of 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 (MSDS) 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

    B328 Test Method for Density, Oil Content, and Interconnected Porosity of Sintered Metal Structural Parts and Oil-Impregnated Bearings

    E18 Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials

    E384 Test Method for Knoop and Vickers Hardness of Materials


    ICS Code

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

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 25173900(Electrical components)


    DOI: 10.1520/B0693-91R06

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