Active Standard ASTM B495 | Developed by Subcommittee: B10.02
Book of Standards Volume: 02.04
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This specification covers the six grades of zirconium and zirconium alloy ingots: Grade R60700, Grade R60702, Grade R60703, Grade R60704, Grade R60705, and Grade R60706. These materials shall be manufactured by electron beam, vacuum, or inert atmosphere melting in furnaces. The material shall form to the required chemical composition of zirconium, hafnium, iron, chromium, tin, hydrogen, nitrogen, carbon, niobium, and oxygen. Check analysis shall be performed. The following test methods shall be done: ultrasonic test and chemical test.
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1.1 This specification covers six grades of zirconium ingots.
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.
1.3 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portion, 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.
E114 Practice for Ultrasonic Pulse-Echo Straight-Beam Contact Testing
E2626 Guide for Spectrometric Analysis of Reactive and Refractory Metals
ICS Number Code 77.150.99 (Other products of non-ferrous metals)