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    ASTM B1018 - 21

    Standard Specification for Seamless Copper-Iron Tube for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Field Service

    Active Standard ASTM B1018 | Developed by Subcommittee: B05.04

    Book of Standards Volume: 02.01


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification establishes the requirements for seamless copper-iron tube intended for use in the connection, repairs, or alternations of air conditioning or refrigeration units in the field.

    1.2 The tube shall be produced from the following copper alloy:

    Copper UNS No.

     

    C19400

    1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    1.4 The following safety caveat pertains only to the test method(s) described in this specification:

    1.4.1 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    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

    B153 Test Method for Expansion (Pin Test) of Copper and Copper-Alloy Pipe and Tubing

    B251/B251M Specification for General Requirements for Wrought Seamless Copper and Copper-Alloy Tube

    B846 Terminology for Copper and Copper Alloys

    B900 Practice for Packaging of Copper and Copper Alloy Mill Products for U.S. Government Agencies

    E8/E8M Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials

    E54 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Special Brasses and Bronzes

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

    E243 Practice for Electromagnetic (Eddy Current) Examination of Copper and Copper-Alloy Tubes

    E478 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Copper Alloys


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    DOI: 10.1520/B1018-21

    Citation Format

    ASTM B1018-21, Standard Specification for Seamless Copper-Iron Tube for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Field Service, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2021, www.astm.org

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