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ASTM B543-96e1

Standard Specification for Welded Copper and Copper-Alloy Heat Exchanger Tube

Standard Specification for Welded Copper and Copper-Alloy Heat Exchanger Tube B0543-96E01 ASTM|B0543-96E01|en-US Standard Specification for Welded Copper and Copper-Alloy Heat Exchanger Tube Standard new BOS Vol. 02.01 Committee B05
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1.1 This specification covers welded tube of copper and various copper alloys up to 31/8 in., inclusive, in diameter, for use in surface condensers, evaporators, heat exchangers, and general engineering applications. Tubes for this application are normally made of the following coppers or copper alloys:

Designation listed in Classification B 224.

Copper or Copper Alloy UNS No. 2Previously UsedDesignationType of Metal
C10800...oxygen-free, low phosphorus
C12200DHP phosphorized, high residual phos phorus
C19400...copper-iron alloy
C23000...red brass
C44300...arsenical admiralty
C44400...antimonial admiralty
C44500...phosphorized admiralty
C68700...arsenical aluminum brass
C70400...95-5 copper-nickel
C70600...90-10 copper-nickel
C71000...80-20 copper-nickel
C71500...70-30 copper-nickel
C71640...copper-nickel-iron-manganese
C72200......

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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. (Warning—Mercury is a definite health hazard in use and disposal. (See 14.1.))

Note 1—A complete metric companion to Specification B 543 has been developed—B 543M; therefore, no metric equivalents are presented in this specification.

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Book of Standards Volume: 02.01
Developed by Subcommittee: B05.04
Pages: 9
DOI: 10.1520/B0543-96E01
ICS Code: 77.150.30