ASTM B644 - 11

    Standard Specification for Copper Alloy Addition Agents

    Active Standard ASTM B644 | Developed by Subcommittee: B05.05

    Book of Standards Volume: 02.01


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    ASTM B644

    Abstract

    This specification establishes the requirements for copper nickel, ferro copper, phosphor copper, and silicon copper master alloys in ingot, shot, and waffle form to be used as addition agents for cast and wrought alloys. Any material may be used which, when melted, will form an alloy of the required composition. Any manufacturing process may be used that will yield a product uniform in composition and free of defects of a nature that would render the product unsuitable for the intended application. The product in final form shall conform to the chemical composition requirements for the specified alloy. The sample for chemical analysis shall be done as specified. Composition shall be determined as the average of results from at least two replicate determinations for each element specified. For purposes of determining compliance with the specified limits for chemical composition, an observed or calculated value shall be rounded appropriately.

    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

    For purposes of determining compliance with the specified limits for chemical composition an observed or calculated value shall be rounded as indicated in accordance with the Rounding method of Practice E29.

    PropertyRounded Unit for Observed or Calculated Value
    Chemical CompositionNearest unit in the last right-hand significant digit
    used in expressing the limiting value

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification establishes the requirements for copper nickel, ferro copper, phosphor copper, and silicon copper master alloys in ingot, shot, and waffle form to be used as addition agents for cast and wrought alloys.

    1.2 UnitsValues 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.


    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

    B846 Terminology for Copper and Copper Alloys

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

    E54 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Special Brasses and Bronzes

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

    E76 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Nickel-Copper Alloys

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

    E478 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Copper Alloys

    E1371 Test Method for Gravimetric Determination of Phosphorus in Phosphorus-Copper Alloys or Phosphorus-Copper-Silver Alloys

    ISO Standard

    No.4748 Determination of Iron Content; Na2EDTA Titrimetric Method Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 25.160.20 (Welding consumables)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11191500(Metal solids)


    DOI: 10.1520/B0644-11

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