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1.1 This specification establishes the requirements for copper-beryllium alloy seamless tube in straight lengths. Copper-cobalt-beryllium alloy UNS No. C17500 and copper-nickel-beryllium alloy UNS No. C17510 will be the alloys furnished whenever this specification is specified.
1.2 UnitsThe values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as 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 only to the test method(s) described in 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 to 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.
B193 Test Method for Resistivity of Electrical Conductor Materials
B194 Specification for Copper-Beryllium Alloy Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Rolled Bar
B251 Specification for General Requirements for Wrought Seamless Copper and Copper-Alloy Tube
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
E18 Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials
E255 Practice for Sampling Copper and Copper Alloys for the Determination of Chemical Composition
E1004 Test Method for Determining Electrical Conductivity Using the Electromagnetic (Eddy-Current) Method
UNSPSC Code 40182000(Seamless copper tubes)