This specification covers UNS N05500 nickel-copper-aluminum alloy rounds, squares, hexagons, rectangles, and forgings and forging stocks manufactured by either hot working or cold working, and cold-worked wire. The material should conform to the required mechanical properties in both aged and unaged conditions. Precipitation hardening is accomplished by holding the material at a high temperature, followed by furnace cooling and then air cooling.
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1.1 This specification covers nickel-copper-aluminum alloy (UNS N05500) in the form of rounds, squares, hexagons, or rectangles, and forgings and forging stock, manufactured either by hot working or cold working, and cold-worked wire.
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 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 become familiar with all hazards including those identified in the appropriate Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for this product/material as provided by the manufacturer, 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.
E8 Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
E18 Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness 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
E140 Hardness Conversion Tables for Metals Relationship Among Brinell Hardness, Vickers Hardness, Rockwell Hardness, Superficial Hardness, Knoop Hardness, and Scleroscope Hardness
E602 Test Method for Sharp-Notch Tension Testing with Cylindrical Specimens
E1473 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Nickel, Cobalt, and High-Temperature Alloys
Fed.Std.No.182 Continuous Identification Marking of Nickel and Nickel-Base Alloys
bar; forgings; precipitation; rod; UNS N05500; wire; Nickel alloy forgings--specifications; Nickel alloy rod/bar/wire--specifications; Nickel-copper alloy--specifications; Precipitation-hardening nickel alloy--specifications; UNS N05500 (Ni-Cu alloy, Monel K500) ;
ICS Number Code 77.120.01 (Non-ferrous metals in general)
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