ASTM B0813-16 - Standard Specification for Liquid and Paste Fluxes for Soldering of Copper and Copper Alloy Tube
Standard Specification for Liquid and Paste Fluxes for Soldering of Copper and Copper Alloy Tube
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1.1 This specification establishes the requirements and test methods for liquid and paste fluxes for joining by soldering of copper and copper alloy tube and fittings in plumbing, heating, air conditioning, mechanical, fire sprinkler, and other similar systems.
Note 1: This specification does not apply to fluxes intended for electronic applications.
1.2 Solder fluxes are to be tested in accordance with the requirements of this specification by an independent testing laboratory. Testing, measuring equipment, and inspection facilities shall be of sufficient accuracy and quality to comply with the requirements of this specification.
1.3 Units—The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
1.4 The following hazard caveat pertains to Sections . This standard does not purport to address the safety problems, 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.