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AS 1572-1998

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Copper and copper alloys — Seamless tubes for engineering purposes

Specifies requirements for round, square and rectangular seamless copper and copper alloy tubes for general engineering purposes. Chemical composition, mechanical and other properties, and manufacturing tolerances are specified.
Published: 05/11/1998
Pages: 16
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Table of contents
Cited references
Content history
Table of contents
Header
About this publication
PREFACE
1 SCOPE
2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
3 DESIGNATION
4 FORM AND TEMPER OF TUBES
4.1 Form
4.2 Temper
5 CHEMICAL COMPOSITION
5.1 General
5.2 Chemical analysis
6 FREEDOM FROM DEFECTS
7 DIMENSIONAL TOLERANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR ROUND TUBE
7.1 Mean outside diameter
7.2 Out-of-roundness
7.3 Wall thickness
7.4 Length
7.5 Squareness of cut ends
8 SELECTION AND PREPARATION OF TEST SAMPLES (not applicable to non-destructive tests)
8.1 Selection
8.2 Test pieces
9 MECHANICAL TESTS
9.1 Hardness test
9.2 Tensile test
9.3 Flattening test (applicable to round tube only)
9.4 Drifting test (applicable to round tube only)
10 NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTS
10.1 Eddy-current test (applicable to round tube only)
10.2 Hydrostatic test (applicable to round tube only)
10.3 Pneumatic test
11 ELECTRICAL RESISTIVITY (applicable to alloy C11000 only)
12 GRAIN SIZE (applicable to O and ¼H tempers only)
13 STRESS CRACKING TESTS
13.1 Mercurous nitrate test (not applicable to alloys C11000 and C12200)
13.2 Ammonia vapour cracking test (applicable to alloys C26130 and C68700 in the O and ¼H tempers only)
13.2.1 General
13.2.2 Preparation of test solution
13.2.3 Method of test
14 RETESTS
15 MARKING
16 ROUNDING OF TEST RESULT VALUES
APPENDIX A
A1 GENERAL
A2 INFORMATION TO BE SUPPLIED BY THE PURCHASER
A3 TEST REQUIREMENTS
A3.1 General
A3.2 Non-destructive testing
A3.3 Independent tests
A4 CALCULATION OF SAFE WORKING PRESSURES
A5 PREFERRED SIZES
A6 CERTIFICATES
A6.1 Certificates of compliance
A6.2 Test certificate
APPENDIX B
Cited references in this standard
[Current]
Methods for the determination of grain size in metals
BS 1748
Methods for the analysis of copper alloys (all parts)
[Current]
Metallic materials — Tensile testing — Method of test at room temperature
AS 1515
Copper alloys (all parts)
[Superseded]
Metallic materials — Vickers hardness test
Content history
[Superseded]
DR 97410
AS 1572-1998 REC:2018