ASTM E2575 - 19

    Standard Test Method for Determination of Oxygen in Copper and Copper Alloys by Inert Gas Fusion

    Active Standard ASTM E2575 | Developed by Subcommittee: E01.05

    Book of Standards Volume: 03.05


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    Significance and Use

    5.1 This test method is primarily intended as a referee test for compliance with compositional specifications. It is assumed that all who use this test method will be trained analysts, capable of performing common laboratory procedures skillfully and safely. It is expected that work will be performed in a properly equipped laboratory.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of oxygen in copper and copper alloys from 0.00035 % to 0.090 %.

    1.2 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.

    1.3 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

    E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications

    E50 Practices for Apparatus, Reagents, and Safety Considerations for Chemical Analysis of Metals, Ores, and Related Materials

    E135 Terminology Relating to Analytical Chemistry for Metals, Ores, and Related Materials

    E882 Guide for Accountability and Quality Control in the Chemical Analysis Laboratory

    E1019 Test Methods for Determination of Carbon, Sulfur, Nitrogen, and Oxygen in Steel, Iron, Nickel, and Cobalt Alloys by Various Combustion and Inert Gas Fusion Techniques

    E1601 Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Evaluate the Performance of an Analytical Method


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.120.30 (Copper and copper alloys)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12141711(Copper Cu)


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    DOI: 10.1520/E2575-19

    Citation Format

    ASTM E2575-19, Standard Test Method for Determination of Oxygen in Copper and Copper Alloys by Inert Gas Fusion, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2019, www.astm.org

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