1.1 This specification covers copper-beryllium alloy rod and bar in straight lengths. The following three alloys are covered.
1.2 Unless otherwise required, Copper Alloy UNS No. C17200 shall be the alloy furnished whenever Specification B 196 is specified without any alloy designation.
NOTE 1--A complete metric companion to Specification B 196 has been developed--B 196M; therefore, no metric equivalents are presented in this specification.