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1.1 This specification covers copper-beryllium alloy seamless tube in straight lengths. Copper Alloy UNS C17200 will be the alloy furnished whenever Specification B643 is specified.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information 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.
B194 Specification for Copper-Beryllium Alloy Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Rolled Bar
B251 Specification for General Requirements for Wrought Seamless Copper and Copper-Alloy Tube (Metric) B0251_B0251M
B601 Classification for Temper Designations for Copper and Copper AlloysWrought and Cast
B846 Terminology for Copper and Copper Alloys
E3 Guide for Preparation of Metallographic Specimens
E8/E8M Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
E18 Test Methods for Rockwell Hardness of Metallic Materials
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
E112 Test Methods for Determining Average Grain Size
E255 Practice for Sampling Copper and Copper Alloys for the Determination of Chemical Composition
E527 Practice for Numbering Metals and Alloys in the Unified Numbering System (UNS)
ICS Number Code 77.150.30 (Copper products)
UNSPSC Code 40182000(Seamless copper tubes)
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ASTM B643-00, Standard Specification for Copper-Beryllium Alloy Seamless Tube, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2000, www.astm.orgBack to Top