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BS 2898

70th Edition, March 31, 1970

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Specification for wrought aluminium and aluminium alloys for electrical purposes. Bars, extruded round tube and sections

Includes all amendments and changes through Reaffirmation Notice , October 1, 2002

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Superseded By: BS EN 755-3

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W/D S/S BY BS EN 755-3 THRU BS EN 755-6
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Requirements for round and square bar not less than 10 mm diameter or across flats; rectangular bar not less than 2.5 mm minor dimension and extruded round tubes and sections for electrical conductors in aluminium in two conditions and aluminium alloy in one condition. Tolerances on dimensions and corner radius, chemical composition, mechanical properties and electrical resistivity. Preferred sizes for rectangular bar, extruded tube and round bar are given.