ASTM B973 - 10(2014)

    Standard Specification for Tin-Coated Braid and Ribbon Flat Copper Wire intended for use in Electronic Application

    Active Standard ASTM B973 | Developed by Subcommittee: B01.04

    Book of Standards Volume: 02.03


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers tin-coated hard-drawn copper braid and ribbon flat wire intended for electronic application (Explanatory Note 1).

    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 Exceptions—The 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

    B1 Specification for Hard-Drawn Copper Wire

    B3 Specification for Soft or Annealed Copper Wire

    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


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 29.060.20 (Cables)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 26121517(Copper wire)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/B0973-10R14

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    Citation Format

    ASTM B973-10(2014), Standard Specification for Tin-Coated Braid and Ribbon Flat Copper Wire intended for use in Electronic Application, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2014, www.astm.org

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