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1.1 This specification describes requirements for alloys to be used as components in the manufacture of bonded multi-component thermostat metal strip. More specifically it describes alloys having composition, and thermal expansion suitable for application in thermostat metal sheet and strip.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
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.
A480/A480M Specification for General Requirements for Flat-Rolled Stainless and Heat-Resisting Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip
B63 Test Method for Resistivity of Metallically Conducting Resistance and Contact Materials
B152/B152M Specification for Copper Sheet, Strip, Plate, and Rolled Bar
B162 Specification for Nickel Plate, Sheet, and Strip
B388 Specification for Thermostat Metal Sheet and Strip
E18 Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials
E228 Test Method for Linear Thermal Expansion of Solid Materials With a Push-Rod Dilatometer
ICS Number Code 77.120.01 (Non-ferrous metals in general)