1.1 This specification establishes the requirements for seamless copper tube in coils, suitable for use in refrigeration and air conditioning or other uses, such as oil lines and gasoline lines.
1.2 UnitsThe values stated in inch-pound units are standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units, which are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
1.3 The tube shall be produced of the following coppers. Unless otherwise specified, tubes made from any one of these coppers may be supplied:
The following safety hazards caveat pertains to the test method portion, Section 17, of this specification. 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.
B153 Test Method for Expansion (Pin Test) of Copper and Copper-Alloy Pipe and Tubing
B170 Specification for Oxygen-Free Electrolytic Copper--Refinery Shapes
B193 Test Method for Resistivity of Electrical Conductor Materials
B224 Classification of Coppers
B251 Specification for General Requirements for Wrought Seamless Copper and Copper-Alloy Tube
B577 Test Methods for Detection of Cuprous Oxide (Hydrogen Embrittlement Susceptibility) in Copper
B601 Classification for Temper Designations for Copper and Copper Alloys--Wrought and Cast
B846 Terminology for Copper and Copper Alloys
E2 Methods of Preparation of Micrographs of Metals and Alloys (Including Recommended Practice for Photography As Applied to Metallography); Replaced by E 883
E3 Guide for Preparation of Metallographic Specimens
E8/E8M Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
E18 Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
E53 Test Method for Determination of Copper in Unalloyed Copper by Gravimetry
E62 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Copper and Copper Alloys (Photometric Methods)
E112 Test Methods for Determining Average Grain Size
E243 Practice for Electromagnetic (Eddy-Current) Examination of Copper and Copper-Alloy Tubes
E255 Practice for Sampling Copper and Copper Alloys for the Determination of Chemical Composition
E2575 Test Method for Determination of Oxygen in Copper and Copper Alloys
coils; copper tubes; seamless; UNS No. C10200; UNS No. C10300; UNS No. C10800; UNS No. C12000; UNS No. C12200; Coiled copper tube; Seamless Cu/Cu alloy tube--specifications; UNS C10200--pipe/tube (seamless/welded); UNS C10300 (oxygen-free extra low phosphorus copper (OFXLP)); UNS C10300--pipe/tube (seamless/welded); UNS C10800--pipe/tube (seamless/welded); UNS C12000--pipe/tube (seamless/welded); UNS C12200--pipe/tube (seamless/welded) ICS Number Code 2200; 77.150.30 (Copper products)
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