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1.1 This specification establishes the requirements for copper-beryllium alloy forgings and extrusions. The following alloys are specified:
|Copper Alloy UNS No.||Nominal Composition, %|
1.2 Units—The 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 following safety hazard caveat pertains to Sections 10 and 11 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.
B194 Specification for Copper-Beryllium Alloy Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Rolled Bar
B249/B249M Specification for General Requirements for Wrought Copper and Copper-Alloy Rod, Bar, Shapes and Forgings
B441 Specification for Copper-Cobalt-Beryllium, Copper-Nickel-Beryllium, and Copper-Nickel-Lead-Beryllium Rod and Bar (UNS Nos. C17500, C17510, and C17465)
B601 Classification for Temper Designations for Copper and Copper Alloys--Wrought and Cast
B846 Terminology for Copper and Copper Alloys
B950 Guide for Editorial Procedures and Form of Product Specifications for Copper and Copper Alloys
E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
E18 Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials
E527 Practice for Numbering Metals and Alloys in the Unified Numbering System (UNS)
E1004 Test Method for Determining Electrical Conductivity Using the Electromagnetic (Eddy-Current) Method
ICS Number Code 77.120.30 (Copper and copper alloys)
UNSPSC Code 31133100(Copper forgings); 31111605(Copper impact extrusions)