This document provides a summary of material designations, compositions and the product forms in which they are available, for coppers and copper alloys standardized in European Standards by CEN/TC 133 "Copper and copper alloys".

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This document specifies the requirements, sampling, test methods and conditions of delivery for seamless round copper and copper alloy tubes used for refrigeration and air-conditioning piping systems (i.e. piping, connections and repairs).
It is applicable to tubes with an outside diameter from 3 mm up to and including 219 mm.
Tubes made of the copper-grade Cu-DHP are supplied in straight lengths in the material conditions hard or half-hard, or in coils in the annealed material condition.
Tubes made of the alloy CuFe2P are supplied in straight length in the material conditions hard or annealed.

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This document specifies a method for the estimation of the average grain size of copper and copper alloy products by ultrasound. This document can be applied for seamless round tubes as well as for flat products.
This method can be used in place of test methods according to EN ISO 2624, mentioned in the relevant product standards. As reference method and in case of doubt the intercept procedure or planimetric procedure will be used.

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This document specifies a procedure for the eddy current test with an internal probe for measuring defects on the inner surface of seamless round copper and copper alloy tubes.
This document applies particularly for finned tubes with high fins according to EN 12452.
NOTE   The eddy current test method(s) required, together with the size range and acceptance level, are defined in the relevant product standard.
The choice of the method for eddy current test:
-   with an encircling test coil on the outer surface according to prEN 1971-1
or
-   with an internal probe on the inner surface according to prEN 1971-2
is at the discretion of the manufacturer if there are no other agreements between the purchaser and the supplier.
Especially for finned tubes according to EN 12452 with high fins, it is suggested to use eddy current test with internal probe as described in this document.

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This document specifies a procedure for the eddy current test with an encircling test coil for measuring defects on the outer surface of seamless round copper and copper alloy tubes.
NOTE   The eddy current test method(s) required, together with the size range and acceptance level, are defined in the relevant product standard.
The choice of the method for eddy current test:
-   with an encircling test coil on the outer surface according to prEN 1971-1;
or
-   with an internal probe on the inner surface according to prEN 1971-2;
is at the discretion of the manufacturer if there are no other agreements between the purchaser and the supplier.

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This European Standard specifies the composition, property requirements and tolerances on dimensions and form for seamless round drawn copper and copper alloy tubes for general purposes supplied in the size range from 3 mm up to and including 450 mm outside diameter and from 0,3 mm up to and including 20 mm wall thickness.
The sampling procedures and the methods of test for verification of conformity to the requirements of this European Standard are also specified.
NOTE   Tubes having an outside diameter less than 80 mm and/or a wall thickness greater than 2 mm in certain alloys are most frequently used for free machining purposes which are specified in EN 12168.

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This document specifies a procedure for fully automatic eddy current testing with no operator involvement with an encircling test coil for detecting defects on the surface of copper and copper alloy rods, bars, hollow rods and wires with a minimum diameter or width across flats defined in the relevant product standards.
This test method can be continuous or discontinuous depending on the product.
The product size range and test acceptance level are defined in the relevant product standards.

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This European Standard specifies the requirements for characteristics, condition, moisture, composition, metal content, metal yield and test procedures of metallic raw materials for direct melting (melting grades) in the form of copper and copper alloy scrap.
All provisions of this European Standard apply regardless of the legal status of the scrap. The respective legal requirements should be met.

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This part of this European Standard specifies a flame atomic absorption spectrometric method (FAAS) for the determination of the zinc content of copper and copper alloys in the form of unwrought, wrought and cast products.
The method is applicable to products having zinc mass fractions between 0,000 5 % and 5,0 %.

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This European Standard 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 European Standard 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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This draft European Standard establishes a numbering system for designation copper or copper alloys manufactured and/or used in Europe and the responsibility for the allocation and administration of numbers for individual copper materials.
The system is applicable to copper materials standardized in European Standards.

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This European Standard specifies the composition, property requirements and dimensional tolerances for copper alloy hollow rod, finally produced by drawing or extruding, specifically intended for free machining purposes.
NOTE   Hollow products having an outside diameter greater than 80 mm and/or a wall thickness less than 2 mm are specified in EN 12449.
The sampling procedures, the methods of test for verification of conformity to the requirements of this European Standard, are also specified.

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This European Standard specifies the composition, property requirements and dimensional tolerances for forging stock of copper and copper alloys.
The sampling procedures and the methods of test for verification of conformity to the requirements of this European Standard are also specified.

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This European Standard specifies the composition, property requirements and dimensional tolerances for copper alloy rod in the shape of circles, squares, hexagons or octagons, finally produced by drawing or extruding intended for general purposes.
The sampling procedures and the methods of test for verification of conformity to the requirements of this European Standard are also specified.

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This European Standard specifies the composition, property requirements and dimensional tolerances for copper alloy wire, finally produced by drawing, rolling or extruding, intended for general purposes, spring and fastener manufacturing applications.
The sampling procedures and the methods of test for verification of conformity to the requirements of this European Standard are also specified.

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This European Standard specifies the composition, property requirements and dimensional tolerances for copper alloy rod, in the shape of circles, squares, hexagons or octagons, finally produced by drawing or extruding, especially intended for free machining purposes.
The sampling procedures and the methods of test for verification of conformity to the requirements of this European Standard are also specified.

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This European Standard specifies the composition, property requirements and dimensional tolerances for copper alloy profiles including L-, T-, U-shaped cross-sections, and bars, finally produced by drawing or extruding.
This European Standard applies to profiles with L-, T- and U-shaped cross-sections which would fit within a circumscribing circle of a maximum 180 mm diameter and to bars with thicknesses from 3 mm up to and including 60 mm and with widths from 6 mm up to and including 120 mm.
The sampling procedures, the methods of test for verification of conformity to the requirements of this European Standard, are also specified.

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This European Standard specifies the requirements, sampling, test methods and conditions of delivery for seamless round copper tubes, smooth or inner finned, used for heat exchangers and their internal connecting pipes in the manufacturing of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment.
It is applicable to tubes with an outside diameter from 3,97 mm up to and including 219 mm.
NOTE   The tubes are supplied in straight length in the material conditions hard, half-hard or skin hard or as coils in the material conditions light annealed or soft annealed.

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This European Standard specifies the requirements, sampling, test methods and conditions of delivery for copper tubes.
It is applicable to seamless round copper tubes having an outside diameter from 6 mm up to and including 219 mm for pipeline systems under vacuum or for distributing the following medical gases intended to be used at operating pressures up to 2 000 kPa:
-   oxygen, nitrous oxide, nitrogen, helium, carbon dioxide, xenon;
-   medical air;
-   specific mixtures of these above mentioned gases;
-   air for driving surgical tools;
-   anaesthetic gases and vapours.

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This European Standard specifies a routine method for the analysis of copper and copper alloys by spark source optical emission spectrometry (S-OES). The method is applicable to all elements except copper commonly present in copper and copper alloys present as impurities or minor or main constituents, and detectable by S-OES.

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This Technical Specification specifies a molybdovanadate spectrophotometric method for the determination of phosphorus in copper and copper alloys in the form of castings or unwrought or wrought products. The method is applicable to products having phosphorus mass fractions between 0,001 % and 0,5 %.

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This European Standard provides guidance on the concepts and procedures for the calibration and analysis of copper and copper alloys by wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometry.

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This European Standard specifies a flame atomic absorption spectrometric method (FAAS) for the determination of the manganese content of copper and copper alloys in the form of unwrought, wrought and cast products.
The method is applicable to products having manganese mass fractions between 0,001 0 % and 6,0 %.

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This European Standard specifies the composition, the property requirements and tolerances on dimensions and form for copper and copper alloy die and hand forgings.
The sampling procedures, the methods of test for verification of conformity to the requirements of this standard, and the delivery conditions are also specified.

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This European Standard specifies the composition, property requirements including electrical properties, and tolerances on dimensions and form for copper plate, sheet and strip for electrical purposes with thicknesses from 0,05 mm up to and including 25 mm and widths from 10 mm up to and including 1 250 mm.
The sampling procedures and the methods of test for verification of conformity to the requirements of this European Standard are also specified.

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This European Standard specifies the composition, property requirements including electrical properties, and dimensional tolerances for drawn round copper wire from 0,04 mm up to and including 5,0 mm for the manufacture of electrical conductors intended for the production of bare and insulated cables and flexible cords.
This standard covers plain or tinned, single or multiline, annealed or hard drawn wire. It does not include wire for enamelling (winding wire, magnet wire), for electronic application and for contact wire for electric traction.
The sampling procedures, the test methods for verification of conformity to the requirements of this standard and the delivery conditions are also specified.
NOTE   Due to the thermal and/or mechanical treatment involved in cablemaking processes, the properties of conductors in the final cable or cord differ from those of the original wire supplied. Requirements for conductors taken from cable or cord are given in appropriate cable standards.

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This European Standard specifies the composition, property requirements including electrical properties and tolerances on dimensions and form of semiconductor devices, electronic and vacuum products in two copper grates Cu-OFE (CW009A) and Cu-PHCE (CW022A), in the form of wrought products, e.g. plate, sheet, strip, seamless tube, rod, bar, wire, profiles.
The sampling procedures, the methods of test for verification of conformity to the requirements of this European Standard, and the delivery conditions are also specified.
This European Standard applies to the wrought copper products as delivered to the device manufacturer, i.e. for further fabrication.

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This European Standard specifies the composition, mechanical, electrical and physical properties for high conductivity copper drawing stock (wire rod) suitable for fabrication into wire by cold drawing, principally for the manufacture of electrical conductors. This European Standard covers drawing stock (wire rod), in nine grades of copper and nine silver-bearing copper grades. Normally, the cross-section is approximately circular, in a range of diameters from 6 mm.

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This European Standard specifies a flame atomic absorption spectrometric method (FAAS) for the determination of the cadmium content of copper and copper alloys in the form of unwrought, wrought and cast products.
The method is applicable to products having a cadmium mass fractions between 0,000 5 % and 0,1 %.

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This European Standard specifies an electrolytic method for the determination of the copper content of unalloyed copper materials with a copper content higher than 99,80 % (mass fraction) in the form of castings, wrought and unwrought products.
Silver, if present, is co-deposited and is reported as copper. Approximately one-half of any selenium and tellurium present will co-deposit. Bismuth, if present, also interferes.

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This European Standard specifies the composition, property requirements and tolerances on dimensions and on form for seamless round copper capillary tubes for use as metering lines for liquids or gases where close controls over the smooth¬ness and dimensions of the bore are required to ensure uniform flow characteristics.
This European Standard applies to capillary tubes in straight lengths, or in coils, in the size range up to and including 6,10 mm outside diameter and from 0,30 mm up to and including 4,45 mm inside diameter which are intended for restrictor applications.
The sampling procedures and the methods of test for verification of conformity to the requirements of this European Standard are also specified.

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This European Standard specifies the composition and physical properties of cast unwrought copper products (refinery shapes) in thirteen grades of copper and nine silver-bearing copper grades. The refinery shapes included are horizontally, vertically and continuously cast wire bars, cakes, billets and ingots. Wire bars, cakes and billets are intended for fabricating into wrought products; ingots are intended for alloying in wrought and cast copper alloys.
A table indicating the refinery shapes in which each copper grade is normally available is given in Annex A. Annex B gives information on the relationships between electrical resistivity and conductivity of copper.

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This European Standard specifies the composition, property requirements and tolerances on dimensions and form for seamless round drawn copper and copper alloy tubes for heat exchangers, condensers, evaporators and desalination equipment. It gives guidelines for copper and copper alloy tubes supplied in the size range from 6 mm up to and including 76 mm outside diameter and from 0,5 mm up to and including 3 mm wall thickness.
The sampling procedures and the methods of test for verification of conformity to the requirements of this European Standard are also specified.

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This European Standard specifies the composition, property requirements and tolerances on dimensions and form for rolled, finned, seamless copper and copper alloy tubes for heat exchangers. It gives guidelines for copper and copper alloy tubes supplied in the size range from 6 mm up to and including 35 mm outside diameter; from 1 mm up to and including 3 mm wall thickness of the unfinned section; and with fin height up to and including 1,5 mm.
The sampling procedures and the methods of testing for verification of conformity to the requirements of this European Standard are also specified.

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This European Standard specifies requirements for copper sheet and strip in thicknesses from 0,4 mm up to and including 1 mm and in widths up to and including 1 250 mm.
This European Standard is applicable to sheet and strip for use in building construction, e.g. for roof drainage systems, gutters, down pipes, roof coverings, external wall claddings, dormer windows, verges, chimney flashings and roof valleys.

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This European Standard specifies a flame atomic absorption spectrometric method (FAAS) for the determination of the tin content of copper and copper alloys in the form of unwrought, wrought and cast products.
The method is applicable to products having medium tin mass fractions between 0,2 % and 3,0 %.

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This European Standard specifies an electrolytic method for the determination of the copper content in copper materials with a copper content less than 99,85 % (mass fraction) in the form of unwrought, wrought and cast products.
Silver, if present, is co-deposited and is reported as copper. Approximately one-half of any selenium and tellurium present will co-deposit. Arsenic, antimony, bismuth and tin, if present, also interfere.

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This Technical Specification specifies a flame atomic absorption spectrometric method (FAAS) for the determination of the tellurium content of copper and copper alloys in form of castings or unwrought or wrought products.
The method is applicable to products having tellurium mass fractions between 0,000 2 % and 0,020 %.

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This European Standard specifies:
-   the composition and tolerances on dimensions of strip produced by rolling in the thickness range from 0,10 mm up to and including 1,50 mm of copper and copper alloys to be tinned, with tin, a tin-lead alloy or other tin alloys;
-   the composition of material normally used for the melt;
-   the properties of strip before tinning;
-   the properties of hot-dip tinned strip;
-   the preferred thicknesses (mean values) and thickness ranges of coatings;
-   the edgewise curvature of hot-dip tinned strip;
-   the sampling procedure;
-   the methods of test to be used for verification of conformity to the requirements of this European
Standard;
   the delivery conditions.

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This European Standard specifies two flame atomic absorption spectrometric methods (FAAS) for the determination of the silver content of copper and copper alloys in the form of unwrought, wrought and cast products.
The methods are applicable to products having silver mass fractions between 0,01 % and 2,0 %.
a)   Method A is applicable to copper and copper alloys having silver mass fractions between 0,01 % and 1,0 % and containing antimony or tin not greater than 0,005 0 % or silicon not greater than 0,010 %.
b)   Method B is applicable to copper and copper alloys having silver mass fractions between 0,01 % and 2,0 % and antimony or tin greater than 0,005 % and silicon greater than 0,010 %.

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This European Standard specifies a flame atomic absorption spectrometric method (FAAS) for the determination of the nickel content of copper and copper alloys in the form of unwrought, wrought and cast products.
The method is applicable to products having a nickel mass fractions between 0,001 % and 6,0 %.

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This European Standard specifies a flame atomic absorption spectrometric method (FAAS) for the determination of magnesium content of copper and copper alloys in the form of unwrought, wrought and cast products.
The method is applicable to products having magnesium mass fractions between 0,001 % and 0,20 %.

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This European Standard specifies a flame atomic absorption spectrometric method (FAAS) for the determination of the tellurium content of copper and copper alloys in form of castings or unwrought or wrought products.
The method is applicable to products having tellurium mass fractions between 0,20 % and 1,00 %.

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This European Standard specifies a flame atomic absorption spectrometric method (FAAS) for the determination of the bismuth content of copper and copper alloys in the form of unwrought, wrought and cast products.
The method is applicable to products having bismuth mass fractions between 0,01 % and 0,25 %.

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This European Standard specifies six inductively coupled plasma emission spectrometry methods (A to F) for the determination of alloying elements and impurities in copper and copper alloys in the form of unwrought, wrought and cast products.
A complementary method, for the analysis of Copper-tin-lead alloys, is described in Annex B (informative). The precision criteria concerning this method do not reach the suitable level, for all the elements specified (zinc and phosphorus, namely).
These methods are applicable to the elements listed in Tables 1 to 6 within the composition ranges shown: (...)
NOTE 1   The ranges specified for each method can be extended or adapted, for the determination of lower mass fractions.
NOTE 2   Other elements may be included. However such elements and their mass fractions should be carefully checked, taking into account interference, sensitivity, resolution and linearity criteria for each instrument and each wavelength.

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This document specifies a flame atomic absorption spectrometric method (FAAS) for the determination of the lead in copper and copper alloys in the form of unwrought, wrought and cast products.
The method is applicable to products having lead mass fractions between 0,01 % and 5,0 %.

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This European Standard specifies the requirements, sampling, test methods and conditions of delivery for seamless round copper tubes.
It is applicable to tubes having an outside diameter from 6 mm up to and including 267 mm for:
-   distributing networks for hot water and cold water;
-   hot water heating systems, including panel heating systems (under-floor, wall, overhead);
-   domestic gas and liquid fuel distribution;
-   waste water sanitation.
It is also applicable to seamless round copper tubes intended to be pre insulated before use for any of the above purposes.

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This part of this Technical Specification specifies the spectrophotometric method for the determination of tin content of copper and copper alloys in the form of unwrought, wrought and cast products.
The method is applicable to products having tin mass fractions between 0,005 % and 0,5 %.

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This part of this document specifies a titrimetric method for the determination of the chromium content of
copper and copper alloys in the form of castings or unwrought or wrought products.
The method is applicable to products having chromium mass fractions between 0,10 % and 2,0 %.

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This European Standard specifies a combustion method for determining the carbon content, if any, on the
inner surface of tubes of copper or fittings of copper or copper alloys.
This standard applies only to seamless, round copper tubes as specified for example in EN 1057 and
EN 13348 or fittings of copper or copper alloys as specified in EN 1254 (all parts).

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