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1.1 This specification establishes requirements for alloys whose copper alloy numbers and nominal compositions are shown in Table 1. The castings may be furnished as one of three types: static chill, centrifugal chill, or sand cast.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. Metric values given in parentheses are for information purposes only.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
B208 Practice for Preparing Tension Test Specimens for Copper Alloy Sand, Permanent Mold, Centrifugal, and Continuous Castings
B824 Specification for General Requirements for Copper Alloy Castings
B846 Terminology for Copper and Copper Alloys
B950 Guide for Editorial Procedures and Form of Product Specifications for Copper and Copper Alloys
E8/E8M Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
E10 Test Method for Brinell Hardness of Metallic Materials
E527 Practice for Numbering Metals and Alloys in the Unified Numbering System (UNS)
ICS Number Code 77.150.30 (Copper products)
UNSPSC Code 31100000(Castings and casting assemblies); 31171700(Gears)
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ASTM B427-93a, Standard Specification for Gear Bronze Alloy Castings (Withdrawn 2002), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1993, www.astm.orgBack to Top