Standard Active Last Updated: Oct 08, 2019
ASTM E2575-19

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

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.


1.1 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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 03.05
Developed by Subcommittee: E01.05
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.1520/E2575-19
ICS Code: 77.120.30