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ASTM B370 — Standard Specification for Copper Sheet and Strip for Building Construction
Description of Standard
This specification establishes the requirements for rolled copper sheets and strips in flat lengths or coils of ounce-weight thicknesses for roofing, flashing, gutters, downspouts, and general sheet metal work in building construction. Products produced to this specification are not intended for electrical applications. Materials are available in the following tempers: O60 (soft), H00 (cold-rolled), H01 (cold-rolled, high yield), H02 (half hard), H03 (three-quarter hard), and H04 (hard). Products shall be sampled and prepared, then tested accordingly to examine their conformance to dimensional (mass, thickness, length, width, weight, and straightness), mechanical (tensile and yield strength, and Rockwell hardness), chemical composition, and grain recrystallization requirements.
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1.1 This specification establishes the requirements for rolled copper sheet and strip in flat lengths or coils in ounce-weight thicknesses for roofing, flashing, gutters, downspouts, and general sheet metal work in building construction.
1.2 Units—The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered 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.
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