About This Item
1.1 This specification establishes requirements for an alloy having a composition of copper, tin, lead, and zinc, used for component castings of valves, flanges, and fittings. The common trade name of this alloy is 85-5-5-5; the correct identification is Copper Alloy UNS No. C83600.
1.2 The castings covered are used in products that may be manufactured in advance and supplied from stock from the manufacturer or other dealer.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. Metric values given in parentheses are for information only.