This specification covers electrical contact components made from copper tungsten by powder metallurgical procedures. The material shall conform to the chemical composition limits as agreed upon between the manufacturer and the user using the newest edition of Annual Book of ASTM standards, or any other approved method agreed upon. Qualification tests for determination of physical properties shall be performed on production parts, wherever practical or applicable. The tests shall be determined after consideration of the function of the part.
1.1 This specification covers electrical contact components made from copper tungsten by powder metallurgical procedures.
1.2 This specification covers compositions within the copper tungsten system normally specified by users of contacts.
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 become familiar with all hazards including those identified in the appropriate Material Data Safety Sheet (MSDS) for this product/material as provided by the manufacturer, to establish appropriate safety and health practices, and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
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