ASTM B19 - 10

    Standard Specification for Cartridge Brass Sheet, Strip, Plate, Bar, and Disks

    Active Standard ASTM B19 | Developed by Subcommittee: B05.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 02.01


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    Abstract

    This specification establishes the requirements UNS C26000 brass sheets, strips, plates, bars, and disks (blanks) that are used for the manufacture of ammunition parts like cartridge cups and disks. Each product should be manufactured by hot working, cold working, and annealing processes to produce a uniform wrought structure having the temper specified for the finished product. This specification also contains information on the prescribed tensile strength and elongation for a given thickness of annealed and as-hot rolled materials, as well as the required tensile strengths for particular rolled temper designations.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification establishes the requirements for sheet, strip, plate, bar, and disks for the manufacture of ammunition component parts thereof from alloy UNS C26000.

    1.2 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.

    1.2.1 ExceptionValues given in inch-pound units are the standard except for grain size which is stated in metric units.

    1.3 The following safety caveat pertains only to the test method described in Section 10 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

    B154 Test Method for Mercurous Nitrate Test for Copper Alloys

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

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

    B846 Terminology for Copper and Copper Alloys

    B858 Test Method for Ammonia Vapor Test for Determining Susceptibility to Stress Corrosion Cracking in Copper Alloys

    B900 Practice for Packaging of Copper and Copper Alloy Mill Products for U.S. Government Agencies

    E3 Guide for Preparation of Metallographic Specimens

    E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials

    E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications

    E112 Test Methods for Determining Average Grain Size

    E255 Practice for Sampling Copper and Copper Alloys for the Determination of Chemical Composition

    E478 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Copper Alloys

    E527 Practice for Numbering Metals and Alloys in the Unified Numbering System (UNS)

    Federal Standards

    Fed.Std.No.185 Identification Marking of Copper and Copper-Base Alloy Mill Products

    Military Standards

    MIL-STD-129 Marking for Shipment and Storage


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.150.30 (Copper products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30261600(Brass sheets); 30261500(Brass bars)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/B0019-10

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    Citation Format

    ASTM B19-10, Standard Specification for Cartridge Brass Sheet, Strip, Plate, Bar, and Disks, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2010, www.astm.org

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