ASTM B965 - 09

    Standard Specification for High Performance Tin-Coated Annealed Copper Wire Intended for Electrical and Electronic Application for Solderability

    Active Standard ASTM B965 | Developed by Subcommittee: B01.04

    Book of Standards Volume: 02.03


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers tin-coated annealed copper wire intended for electrical and electronic applications where solderability is a requirement.

    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.

    1.2.1 ExceptionsThe SI values for density, resistivity, and volume are to be regarded as 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 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

    B49 Specification for Copper Rod Drawing Stock for Electrical Purposes

    B193 Test Method for Resistivity of Electrical Conductor Materials

    B258 Specification for Nominal Diameters and Cross-Sectional Areas of AWG Sizes of Solid Round Wires Used as Electrical Conductors

    Other Standards

    NBSHandbook100 Copper Wire Tables Available from National Technical Information Service (NTIS), 5285 Port Royal Rd., Springfield, VA 22161, http://www.ntis.gov.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 29.060.10 (Wires)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 26121517(Copper wire)


    DOI: 10.1520/B0965-09

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