ASTM WK43578

    Work Item: ASTM WK43578 - Revision of B275 - 05(2013) Standard Practice for Codification of Certain Nonferrous Metals and Alloys, Cast and Wrought

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    Active Standard: B275 - 13e1

    Developed by Subcommittee: B02.04 | Committee B02 | Contact Staff Manager

    1. Rationale

    Designations for aluminum and magnesium alloys given in this standard are no longer those in current use and Committee B07 requested that these old aluminum designations be removed from the standard but cited in a non-mandatory Appendix and that magnesium designations be removed entirely and B951 for new magnesium designations be cited.


    aluminum; lead; magnesium; tin; UNS designations; zinc;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Richard Lynch


    B02 (13-04)

    Ballot Item Approved as B275-2013 and Pending Publication