ASTM B781-93a(2006)

    Standard Guide for Silver-Cadmium Oxide Contact Material


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This guide provides guidelines for users and manufacturers of silver-cadmium oxide material produced in strip, rod, wire, and part form for electrical contact applications.

    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

    B311 Test Method for Density of Powder Metallurgy (PM) Materials Containing Less Than Two Percent Porosity

    B476 Specification for General Requirements for Wrought Precious Metal Electrical Contact Materials

    C914 Test Method for Bulk Density and Volume of Solid Refractories by Wax Immersion


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.150.70 (Cadmium and cobalt products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/B0781-93AR06

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    Citation Format

    ASTM B781-93a(2006), Standard Guide for Silver-Cadmium Oxide Contact Material, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2006, www.astm.org

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