ASTM B881-05

    Standard Terminology Relating to Aluminum- and Magnesium- Alloy Products

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This terminology covers the principal terms and definitions relating to aluminum- and magnesium- alloy products. It is published to encourage uniformity of terminology throughout Committee B07 product specifications.

    1.2 Certain definitions and definitions of terms specific to a standard will remain in the individual standards and will not be included in this terminology. See 3.4.


    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

    B26/B26M Specification for Aluminum-Alloy Sand Castings

    B80 Specification for Magnesium-Alloy Sand Castings

    B85 Specification for Aluminum-Alloy Die Castings

    B90/B90M Specification for Magnesium-Alloy Sheet and Plate

    B91 Specification for Magnesium-Alloy Forgings

    B92/B92M Specification for Unalloyed Magnesium Ingot and Stick For Remelting

    B93/B93M Specification for Magnesium Alloys in Ingot Form for Sand Castings, Permanent Mold Castings, and Die Castings

    B94 Specification for Magnesium-Alloy Die Castings

    B107/B107M Specification for Magnesium-Alloy Extruded Bars, Rods, Profiles, Tubes, and Wire

    B108 Specification for Aluminum-Alloy Permanent Mold Castings

    B179 Specification for Aluminum Alloys in Ingot and Molten Forms for Castings from All Casting Processes

    B199 Specification for Magnesium-Alloy Permanent Mold Castings

    B209 Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate

    B210 Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Drawn Seamless Tubes

    B211 Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Rolled or Cold Finished Bar, Rod, and Wire

    B221 Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Bars, Rods, Wire, Profiles, and Tubes

    B234 Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Drawn Seamless Tubes for Condensers and Heat Exchangers

    B236 Specification for Aluminum Bars for Electrical Purposes (Bus Bars)

    B241/B241M Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Seamless Pipe and Seamless Extruded Tube

    B247 Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Die Forgings, Hand Forgings, and Rolled Ring Forgings

    B308/B308M Specification for Aluminum-Alloy 6061-T6 Standard Structural Profiles

    B313/B313M Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Round Welded Tubes

    B316/B316M Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Rivet and Cold-Heading Wire and Rods

    B317/B317M Specification for Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Bar, Rod, Tube, Pipe, Structural Profiles, and Profiles for Electrical Purposes (Bus Conductor)

    B345/B345M Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Seamless Pipe and Seamless Extruded Tube for Gas and Oil Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems

    B361 Specification for Factory-Made Wrought Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Welding Fittings

    B373 Specification for Aluminum Foil for Capacitors

    B403 Specification for Magnesium-Alloy Investment Castings

    B404/B404M Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Seamless Condenser and Heat-Exchanger Tubes with Integral Fins

    B429/B429M Specification for Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Structural Pipe and Tube

    B479 Specification for Annealed Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Foil for Flexible Barrier, Food Contact, and Other Applications

    B483/B483M Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Drawn Tube and Pipe for General Purpose Applications

    B491/B491M Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Round Tubes for General-Purpose Applications

    B547/B547M Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Formed and Arc-Welded Round Tube

    B594 Practice for Ultrasonic Inspection of Aluminum-Alloy Wrought Products for Aerospace Applications

    B618 Specification for Aluminum-Alloy Investment Castings

    B632/B632M Specification for Aluminum-Alloy Rolled Tread Plate

    B646 Practice for Fracture Toughness Testing of Aluminum Alloys

    B660 Practices for Packaging/Packing of Aluminum and Magnesium Products

    B666/B666M Practice for Identification Marking of Aluminum and Magnesium Products

    B686 Specification for Aluminum Alloy Castings, High-Strength

    B736 Specification for Aluminum, Aluminum Alloy and Aluminum-Clad Steel Cable Shielding Stock

    B744/B744M Specification for Aluminum Alloy Sheet for Corrugated Aluminum Pipe

    B745/B745M Specification for Corrugated Aluminum Pipe for Sewers and Drains

    B746/B746M Specification for Corrugated Aluminum Alloy Structural Plate for Field-Bolted Pipe, Pipe-Arches, and Arches

    B807/B807M Practice for Extrusion Press Solution Heat Treatment for Aluminum Alloys

    B917/B917M Practice for Heat Treatment of Aluminum-Alloy Castings from All Processes

    B918 Practice for Heat Treatment of Wrought Aluminum Alloys

    B928/B928M Specification for High Magnesium Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate for Marine Service and Similar Environments

    B945 Practice for Aluminum Alloy Extrusions Press Cooled from an Elevated Temperature Shaping Process for Production of T1, T2, T5 and T10-Type Tempers

    B947 Practice for Hot Rolling Mill Solution Heat Treatment for Aluminum Alloy Plate

    B955/B955M Specification for Aluminum-Alloy Centrifugal Castings


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.77 (Metallurgy (Vocabularies)); 77.150.10 (Aluminium products); 77.150.99 (Other products of non-ferrous metals)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11172000(Aluminum based alloys)


    DOI: 10.1520/B0881-05

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