ASTM B470 - 02(2012)

    Standard Specification for Bonded Copper Conductors for Use in Hookup Wires for Electronic Equipment

    Active Standard ASTM B470 | Developed by Subcommittee: B01.04

    Book of Standards Volume: 02.03


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    Abstract

    This specification covers stranded uninsulated bare, tin, or tin-lead alloy coated copper conductors in which wires in the strand are metallically bonded together by the application of heat additional tin, or tin-lead alloy for use in hookup wire for electronic equipment. Conductor constructions shall conform to standard ASTM requirements except that, in addition, the following bondings may be specified: Type I, Type II, and Type III. The conductors shall consist of tinned copper and bare copper, conforming to product description, quality, and specification requirements. The material shall undergo flex, fraying, mandrel, and resistance tests. The material shall meet the minimum flex life requirements and shall conform to the required conditions for flex, fraying, and madrel tests.

    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.

    Significance and Use

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers stranded uninsulated bare, tin, or tin-lead alloy coated copper conductors in which wires in the strand are metallically bonded together by the application of heat or additional tin, or tin-lead alloy for use in hookup wire for electronic equipment.

    1.2 The SI values for density and resistivity are to be regarded as standard. For all other properties, the inch-pound values are to be regarded as the standard and the SI units may be approximate.

    1.3  The hazard caveat pertains only to Section 6 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

    B3 Specification for Soft or Annealed Copper Wire

    B286 Specification for Copper Conductors for Use in Hookup Wire for Electronic Equipment


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 29.060.10 (Wires)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 26121539(Hook up wires)


    DOI: 10.1520/B0470-02R12

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