Significance and Use
These test methods for the chemical analysis of metals and alloys are primarily intended to test such materials for compliance with compositional specifications. It is assumed that all who use these test methods 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.
1.1 These test methods cover procedures for the chemical analysis of copper-nickel and copper-nickel-zinc alloys having chemical compositions within the following limits:
|Copper||40 and over|
|Nickel||10 to 50|
|Zinc||0 to 40|
|Lead||0 to 15|
|Tin||0 to 10|
|Iron||0.00 to 2|
|Manganese||0.00 to 2|
|Cobalt||0.00 to 0.5|
Whenever possible the technique and procedures for analysis should be checked against a National Institute of Standards and Technology standard sample having a composition comparable to the material being analyzed.
1.2 The test methods appear in the following order:
|Alpha-Nitroso-Beta-Naphthol Method||26 to 28|
|Nitroso-R-Salt (Photometric) Method||29 to 37|
|Copper, or Copper and Lead Simultaneously, by the Electrolytic Method||2a|
|Dichromate Method||38 to 40|
|Electrolytic Method||12 to 15|
|Sulfate Method||2 b|
|Persulfate Method||2 b|
|59 to 66|
|Nickel by the Dimethylglyoxime Method||2a|
|Tin by the Iodimetric Titration Method||2b|
|Zinc by the Oxide or Ferrocyanide Method||2a|
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 establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
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