ASTM B974/B974M - 16 - Standard Specification for Free-Cutting Bismuth Brass Rod, Bar and Wire

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ASTM B974/B974M - 16

Standard Specification for Free-Cutting Bismuth Brass Rod, Bar and Wire

Status : Current   Published : October 2016



1.1 This specification establishes the requirements for free-cutting bismuth brass rod, bar and wire of UNS Alloy No. C49250, C49260, C49265, C49340, and C49345 suitable for high-speed screw machine work, or for general applications.

1.2 Typically, product made to this specification is furnished as straight lengths, or coils when requested.

1.3  Units—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.

1.4  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 B974/B974M - 16
TitleStandard Specification for Free-Cutting Bismuth Brass Rod, Bar and Wire
Publication Date01 October 2016
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 Bismuth brass rod and bar, Bismuth containing rod and bar, Free-cutting brass rod and bar, Free-cutting copper rod and bar, Lead free brass rod and bar, Screw machine stock, UNS Alloy No. C49250, UNS Alloy No. C49260, UNS Alloy No. C49265, UNS Alloy No. C49340, UNS Alloy No. C49345
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