ASTM B152/B152M-09

    Standard Specification for Copper Sheet, Strip, Plate, and Rolled Bar

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification establishes the requirements for copper sheet, strip, plate, and rolled bar produced from the following coppers.

    UNS No.A

    Type of Copper
    C10100B OFEOxygen-free electronic
    C10200B OF Oxygen-free without residual
    C10300 ...Oxygen-free extra low phosphorus
    C10400, C10500, C10700 OFS Oxygen-free, silver bearing
    C10800 ...Oxygen-free low phosphorus
    C10910 ...Low oxygen
    C11000B,C ETP,
    Electrolytic tough pitchC, Tough pitchC
    C11300, C11400, C11600B STP Silver bearing tough pitch
    C12000 DLPPhosphorized, low residual phos-
    C12200B DHP Phosphorized, high residual phos-
    C12300 DPSPhosphorized, silver bearing
    C14200 DPAPhosphorus deoxidized, arsenical
    C14420 ...Tin bearing tellurium copper
    C14530 ...Tin tellurium bearing copper

    A Except Copper UNS Nos. C10910 (low oxygen), C14200 (phosphorus deoxidized, arsenical), C14420 (tin bearing tellurium), and C14530 (tin tellurium bearing) these types of copper are classified in Classification B224.

    B SAE Specification CA101 conforms to Copper UNS No. C10100; SAE Specification CA102 conforms to the requirements for Copper UNS No. C10200; SAE Specification CA110 conforms to the requirements for Copper UNS No. C11000; SAE Specifications CA113, CA114, and CA116 conform to the requirements for Copper UNS Nos. C11300, C11400, and C11600; SAE Specification CA120 conforms to Copper UNS No. C12000; and SAE Specification CA122 conforms to the requirements for Copper UNS No. C12200.

    C Unless specified in the contract or purchase order the supplier is permitted to provide ETP copper or TP copper.

    Note 1—Each of the coppers listed has unique properties that can make it suitable for specific applications. The purchaser should consult with the supplier to determine which copper would be best suited for the intended application.

    Note 2—This specification is not intended to establish requirements for material rolled to ounce-weight thicknesses. Such material is defined in Specification B370.

    Plates for locomotive fireboxes are defined in Specification B11.

    Flat copper products with finished (rolled or drawn) edges (flat wire and strip) are defined in Specification B272.

    1.1.1 When a specific copper is not identified in the contract or purchase order, the supplier may furnish product from any of the listed coppers.

    1.2 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.

    1.3 The following safety hazards caveat only pertains to the test method portion, Section 13 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

    B170 Specification for Oxygen-Free Electrolytic CopperRefinery Shapes

    B193 Test Method for Resistivity of Electrical Conductor Materials

    B216 Specification for Tough-Pitch Fire-Refined CopperRefinery Shapes

    B224 Classification of Coppers

    B248 Specification for General Requirements for Wrought Copper and Copper-Alloy Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Rolled Bar

    B248M Specification for General Requirements for Wrought Copper and Copper-Alloy Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Rolled Bar (Metric)

    B272 Specification for Copper Flat Products with Finished (Rolled or Drawn) Edges (Flat Wire and Strip)

    B370 Specification for Copper Sheet and Strip for Building Construction

    B577 Test Methods for Detection of Cuprous Oxide (Hydrogen Embrittlement Susceptibility) in Copper

    B846 Terminology for Copper and Copper Alloys

    E3 Guide for Preparation of Metallographic Specimens

    E8/E8M Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials

    E53 Test Method for Determination of Copper in Unalloyed Copper by Gravimetry

    E62 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Copper and Copper Alloys (Photometric Methods)

    E112 Test Methods for Determining Average Grain Size

    E478 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Copper Alloys

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.150.30 (Copper products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30262300(Copper sheets); 30102209(Copper plate)

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    DOI: 10.1520/B0152_B0152M-09

    Citation Format

    ASTM B152 / B152M-09, Standard Specification for Copper Sheet, Strip, Plate, and Rolled Bar, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2009,

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