BS EN 12165:2011 from BSI

BS EN 12165:2011

Copper and copper alloys. Wrought and unwrought forging stock

Status : Revised, Withdrawn   Published : June 2011 Replaced By : BS EN 12165:2016

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What is BS EN 12165:2011?

BS EN 12165:2011 specifies the chemical composition, property requirements and dimensional tolerances for forging stock of copper and copper alloys. The standard also looks at sampling methods and a variety of tests that should be implemented to ensure these materials conform to the necessary requirements. Some of the test methods include hardness testing, and chemical-resistance and corrosion tests.

How does it work?

BS EN 12165:2011 outlines all the requirements for the right composition and mechanical properties of materials. The standard explains the resistance to dezincification, as well as the dimensions and various tolerances – including form tolerances. It also defines diameter, length and straightness, before looking at sampling methods and approval testing processes.

Who should buy it?

  • Manufacturers of copper and copper alloys
  • Suppliers of copper, copper alloys and wrought alloys
  • Regulatory bodies
  • Inspectors

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Standard NumberBS EN 12165:2011
TitleCopper and copper alloys. Wrought and unwrought forging stock
StatusRevised, Withdrawn
Publication Date30 June 2011
Withdrawn Date31 July 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 1173, EN 1412, EN 1655, EN 1976, EN 10204:2004, EN ISO 6506-1, ISO 6506-1:2005, EN ISO 6509:1995, ISO 6509:1981, ISO 1190-1
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 12163:2011, EN 12164, EN ISO 9001, ISO 9001:2008, ISO 1811-2, ISO 80000-1:2009
Replaced ByBS EN 12165:2016
ReplacesBS EN 12165:1998
International RelationshipsEN 12165:2011
DescriptorsCopper, Copper alloys, Forging stock, Wrought alloys, Bars (materials), Designations, Chemical composition, Density, Mechanical properties of materials, Tensile strength, Proof stress, Elongation, Hardness, Hardness testing, Chemical-resistance tests, Corrosion tests, Dimensional tolerances, Diameter, Length, Form tolerances, Approval testing, Microscopic analysis, Visual inspection (testing), Ordering, Consumer-supplier relations, Sampling methods, Specimen preparation
Title in FrenchCuivre et alliages de cuivre. Barres corroyées et brutes pour matriçage
Title in GermanKupfer und Kupferlegierungen. Vormaterial für Schmiedestücke
ISBN978 0 580 67073 2
File Size1.002 MB

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