Active Standard ASTM F180 | Developed by Subcommittee: F01.03
Book of Standards Volume: 10.04
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This test method establishes the standard procedures and calculations used (including precision and biases) for determining, to an accuracy of 1.0 %, the density of fine wires and ribbon wires that are used in electronic devices. This test method requires the use of the following apparatus: chemical balance, micrometer, standard volume cylinder, thermometer, vacuum pump and desiccator, and hook and cradle suspended by a fine wire.
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1.1 This test method covers the determination of, to an accuracy of 1.0 %, the density of fine wires ranging from 0.25 to 0.02 mm in diameter, or ribbons of similar thicknesses, for electronic devices.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this 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. Specific hazard statements are given in Section 4.
ICS Number Code 29.060.10 (Wires)
UNSPSC Code 26121500(Electrical wire); 26121624(Ribbon or flat cable)