ASTM B99/B99M-96

    Standard Specification for Copper-Silicon Alloy Wire for General Applications


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification establishes the requirements for round, rectangular, and square wire for general applications other than for electrical transmission cable. The alloys involved are UNS No. C65100 and UNS No. C65500.

    1.2 Units--The values stated in inch-pound units or SI units are to be regarded seperately as standard. Within the text, SI units are shown in brackets. The values in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in nonconformance with the specification.


    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

    B250/B250M Specification for General Requirements for Wrought Copper Alloy Wire

    E8/E8M Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials

    E62 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Copper and Copper Alloys (Photometric Methods)

    E112 Test Methods for Determining Average Grain Size

    E478 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Copper Alloys


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 29.060.10 (Wires)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 26121517(Copper wire)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/B0099_B0099M-96

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    Citation Format

    ASTM B99 / B99M-96, Standard Specification for Copper-Silicon Alloy Wire for General Applications, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2001, www.astm.org

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