ASTM WK67615

    New Specification for Copper Clad Aluminum Wire for Building Wire Applications

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    WK67615

    1. Scope

    To develop a clear and concise standard for bimetallic components in building wire applications. Emphasis will be placed on a quality product with low defects to ensure consumer safety.


    Keywords

    Aluminum electrical conductorcopper-clad; aluminum wire; aluminum wirecopper clad; copper-clad aluminum wire; copper-clad electrical conductors; bimetallic building wire; copper-clad aluminum building wire.

    Rationale

    Due to a necessity for safety and understanding in the building wire industry and an increase in market interest, it is requested to provide a standard for bimetallic components utilized in all building wire applications. This will ensure the components are manufactured with the end customers safety as a top priority as well as maintaining a quality bimetallic component. Distributors, builders, and contractors will specify compliance with this standard when purchasing bimetallic building wire to ensure proper manufacturing methods and protocol were followed.

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    03-29-2019

    Technical Contact:
    Landyn Masoner

    Status:
    Draft Under Development