ASTM B981/B981M - 12 - Standard Specification for Low Leaded Brass Rod, Bar and Shapes

ASTM B981/B981M - 12

Standard Specification for Low Leaded Brass Rod, Bar and Shapes

Status : Current   Published : January 2012



1.1 This specification establishes the requirements for low leaded brass rod, bar, wire, and shapes of any specified cross section produced from Copper Alloys UNS No. C36300, C36500, C37000, C37100 and C37700 suitable for high-speed screw machining applications.

Note 1—Refer to Specification B124/B124M when purchasing bar or rod for forging production.

1.2 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.

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.

Standard NumberASTM B981/B981M - 12
TitleStandard Specification for Low Leaded Brass Rod, Bar and Shapes
Publication Date04 January 2012
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Bar, Copper Alloy UNS No. C36300, C36500, C37000, C37100, and C37700, Low leaded, Rod, Shapes, Wire
File Size76.62 KB

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