ASTM B884 - 11

    Standard Specification for Niobium-Titanium Alloy Billets, Bar, and Rod for Superconducting Applications

    Active Standard ASTM B884 | Developed by Subcommittee: B10.03

    Book of Standards Volume: 02.04


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    Abstract

    This specification covers three grades of zirconium and zirconium alloy forgings. The forgings shall be formed with conventional forging equipment normally found in primary ferrous and nonferrous metal plants. The forgings are furnished in three grades as Grade R60702, Grade R60702, and Grade R60705. Forgings shall be furnished in the annealed conditions. The material shall conform to the requirements as to chemical composition and tensile properties prescribed. Two tension tests shall be made from each lot. Two chemistry tests for hydrogen and nitrogen content shall be made from each lot of finished product. If the results of any tests of any lot do not conform to the requirements specified, retests shall be made on additional forgings of double the original number of the same lot, each of which shall conform to the requirements specified.

    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.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers niobium-titanium alloy billets, bars, and rods, at 46 to 48 % titanium. This material is used in the manufacture of wire for superconducting applications.

    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 methods portion, Section 14, 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

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

    E92 Test Method for Vickers Hardness of Metallic Materials

    E112 Test Methods for Determining Average Grain Size

    E165 Practice for Liquid Penetrant Examination for General Industry

    E214 Practice for Immersed Ultrasonic Testing by the Reflection Method Using Pulsed Longitudinal Waves

    E384 Test Method for Knoop and Vickers Hardness of Materials

    E2626 Guide for Spectrometric Analysis of Reactive and Refractory Metals

    ANSI Standard

    ANSIB46-1 Surface Texture Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036, http://www.ansi.org.

    ASNT Standard

    ASNTSNT-TC-1A Personnel Qualification and Certification in Nondestructive Testing Available from American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT), P.O. Box 28518, 1711 Arlingate Ln., Columbus, OH 43228-0518, http://www.asnt.org.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.150.50 (Titanium products); 77.150.99 (Other products of non-ferrous metals)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30102402(Non ferrous alloy rods); 30266002(Non ferrous alloy bar)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/B0884-11

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    Citation Format

    ASTM B884-11, Standard Specification for Niobium-Titanium Alloy Billets, Bar, and Rod for Superconducting Applications, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2011, www.astm.org

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