DIN Standards Committee Foundry Practice
Copper and copper alloys - Ingots and castings; German and English version prEN 1982:2023
This document specifies the composition, mechanical properties and other relevant characteristics of copper and copper alloys. The sampling procedures and test methods for the verification of conformity to the requirements of this standard are also specified. This document is applicable to: a) copper alloy ingots intended to be remelted for later processing (e.g. castings); and b) copper and copper alloy castings which are intended for use without subsequent working other than machining. Recommended practice for the ordering and supply of castings is included in Annex A. Optional supplementary inspection procedures for ingots and castings are included in Annex B. NOTE Ingots are not suitable for pressure equipment applications.
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DIN EN 1982