ASTM B360 - 09

    Standard Specification for Hard-Drawn Copper Capillary Tube for Restrictor Applications

    Active Standard ASTM B360 | Developed by Subcommittee: B05.04

    Book of Standards Volume: 02.01


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification establishes the requirements for hard-drawn, seamless capillary tube made from Copper Alloy UNS Nos. C10800, C12000, or C12200.

    1.2 This tube is commonly supplied in straight lengths intended for restrictor applications such as metering lines for liquids and gases where close control over smoothness and diameter of the bore is required to insure uniform flow characteristics between tubes.

    1.3 UnitsThe 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.

    1.4 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

    B251 Specification for General Requirements for Wrought Seamless Copper and Copper-Alloy Tube

    B577 Test Methods for Detection of Cuprous Oxide (Hydrogen Embrittlement Susceptibility) in Copper

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

    B846 Terminology for Copper and Copper Alloys

    B950 Guide for Editorial Procedures and Form of Product Specifications for Copper and Copper Alloys

    E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials

    E53 Test Method for Determination of Copper in Unalloyed Copper by Gravimetry

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

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

    ASHRAE Standard

    No.28 Method for Testing Capillary Tubes Available from the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE), 1791 Tullie Circle, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, http://www.ashrae.org.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 23.040.15 (Non-ferrous metal pipes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 40171511(Commercial copper pipe); 43221518(Telephony equipment toll restrictors)


    DOI: 10.1520/B0360-09

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