ASTM B882-05

    Specification for Pre-Patinated Copper for Architectural Applications

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers the establishment of the requirements for pre-patinated (artificially aged) copper sheet and strip in ounce-weight thicknesses supplied in flat lengths for roofing, flashing, and other architectural applications.

    1.2 The pre-patinated surface is the result of chemical reaction with the copper and shall be applied on one side of the product.

    1.2.1 The pre-patinated surface formed is comparable in color and ability to be bent or formed to the surface formed in naturally occurring patinated copper.

    1.3 The pre-patinated surface is not the result of coating applications such as painting.

    1.4 Materials made to this specification are not intended to be used for electrical applications.

    1.5 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    Note 1

    A companion specification for copper sheet and strip for building construction is Specification B 370.

    The following precautionary statement pertains only to the test method portion, Section , 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.

    ASTM Standards

    B248 Specification for General Requirements for Wrought Copper and Copper-Alloy Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Rolled Bar

    B370 Specification for Copper Sheet and Strip for Building Construction

    B571 Practice for Qualitative Adhesion Testing of Metallic Coatings

    B601 Classification for Temper Designations for Copper and Copper Alloys--Wrought and Cast

    B846 Terminology for Copper and Copper Alloys

    E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials

    E478 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Copper Alloys

    G23 Practice for Operating Light-Exposure Apparatus (Carbon-Arc Type) With and Without Water for Exposure of Nonmetallic Materials


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.150.30 (Copper products); 91.100.99 (Other construction materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12141711(Copper Cu); 72152604(Architectural sheet metal service)


    DOI: 10.1520/B0882-05

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