ASTM B666/B666M-96e1

    Standard Practice for Identification Marking of Aluminum and Magnesium Products


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice establishes the physical item marking requirements for identification purposes for aluminum and magnesium products. Package marking for shipment and inspection acceptance is not within the scope of this standard.

    1.2 The values stated in either inch-pound units or SI are to be regarded separately as standard. The SI units are shown in brackets. The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems will result in nonconformance with the practice.

    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

    B361 Specification for Factory-Made Wrought Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Welding Fittings

    B404/B404M Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Seamless Condenser and Heat-Exchanger Tubes with Integral Fins

    B881 Terminology Relating to Aluminum- and Magnesium-Alloy Products

    ANSI Standards

    ANSI H35.1/H35.1M

    Military Standards

    MIL-STD-409 Alloy Nomenclature and Temper Designation System for Magnesium Base Alloys Available from DLA Document Services, Building 4/D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5094, http://quicksearch.dla.mil.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.150.10 (Aluminium products); 77.150.99 (Other products of non-ferrous metals)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 24120000(Packaging materials)


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    DOI: 10.1520/B0666_B0666M-96E01

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    ASTM B666 / B666M-96e1, Standard Practice for Identification Marking of Aluminum and Magnesium Products, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2001, www.astm.org

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