EN 12449:2023

Copper and copper alloys - Seamless, round tubes for general purposes EN 12449:2023

Publication date:   Oct 16, 2023

General information

60.60 Standard published   Jun 28, 2023


CEN/TC 133 Copper and copper alloys

European Norm

23.040.15   Non-ferrous metal pipes | 77.120.30   Copper and copper alloys



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This document specifies the composition, property requirements and tolerances on dimensions and form for seamless round drawn copper and copper alloy tubes for general purposes supplied in the size range from 3 mm up to and including 450 mm outside diameter and from 0,3 mm up to and including 20 mm wall thickness.
The sampling procedures and the methods of test for verification of conformity to the requirements of this document are also specified.
NOTE Tubes having an outside diameter less than 80 mm and/or a wall thickness greater than 2 mm in certain alloys are most frequently used for free machining purposes which are specified in EN 12168.

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EN 12449:2016+A1:2019


EN 12449:2023
60.60 Standard published
Jun 28, 2023