BS 1400:1985 Specification for copper alloy ingots and copper alloy and high conductivity copper castings

October 14, 2019

BS 1400:1985 Specification for copper alloy ingots and copper alloy and high conductivity copper castings

Specifies requirements for the chemical compositions, mechanical properties and other characteristics for (a) Copper alloy ingots intended to be remelted for the production of castings. (b) Copper alloy and high conductivity copper castings

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Stainless Steel GradeLCC Chemical Composition / Physical Properties %
(max, except where range is given)
ASTM A352LC10.250.600.50-0.800.040.0450.45-0.65
Element, % (max, except where range is given).

ASTM A352 GR. LC1 Heat treatment process:

Ferrite castings shall be furnished in the normalized and tempered or liquid-quenched and tempered condition. Castings shall be tempered at a minimum of 1100°F [590°C], followed by cooling in air or liquid

Castings shall be allowed to cool below the transformation, range directly after pouring and solidification before they are reheated for normalizing or liquid quenching.

ASTM A352 GR. LC1 Stainless Steel Mechanical Property

Stainless Steel GradeTensile Strength minYield Strength, minElongation, minReduction of Area, minImpact Requirement Charpy V-Notch Ft-lbf [J]
StandardGradeUNSKsiMPaKsiMPa%%EverageSingleTemperature   °F [°C]
ASTM A352LC1J1252265.0-90.0450-62035.0240243513[18]10[14]-75 [-59]

ASTM A352 GR. LC1 Typical Casting Application

  • Pump Castings.
  • Valve Castings.
  • Water System castings.
  • Low temperature condition.
  • Heat Exchanger System.

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