BS EN 1173:2008 - Copper and copper alloys. Material condition designation – BSI British Standards
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BS EN 1173:2008

Copper and copper alloys. Material condition designation

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : June 2008



BS EN 1173:2008 Copper and copper alloys. Material condition designation

BS EN 1173 is the European Standard that establishes a system for designation of material conditions to be used for the identification of mandatory property requirements. These designations are applicable to wrought products of copper and copper alloys.

Contents of BS EN 1173 include:

  • Foreword
  • Scope
  • Basis of designation system
  • Structure of designation
  • General
  • Positions 2 to 4
  • Positions 5 and 6
  • Examples
  • Elongation
  • Spring bending limit
  • As drawn
  • Grain size
  • Hardness
  • As manufactured
  • Tensile strength
  • 0,2% proof strength
  • Additional treatment "Stress relieving"
  • Bibliography

BS EN 1173:2008 replaces BS EN 1173:1996 which has been withdrawn.

Standard NumberBS EN 1173:2008
TitleCopper and copper alloys. Material condition designation
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date30 June 2008
Confirm Date09 May 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 12164, EN 12168, EN 13600, EN 12452, EN 13602, EN 1652, EN 1654
ReplacesBS EN 1173:1996
International RelationshipsEN 1173:2008
Draft Superseded By07/30168082 DC
DescriptorsCopper alloys, Tempering, Copper, Wrought alloys, Castings, Designations
Title in FrenchCuivre et alliages de cuivre. Désignation des états métallurgiques
Title in GermanKupfer und Kupferlegierungen. Zustandsbezeichnungen
ISBN978 0 580 59371 0
File Size337 KB

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