ASME B16.50 (2013)
Wrought Copper and Copper Alloy Braze-Joint Pressure Fittings
Annotation and contents
This Standard establishes requirements for wrought copper and wrought copper alloy braze joint seamless fittings designed for use with seamless copper tube conforming to ASTM Standard Specification, B 88 (Water and General Plumbing Systems), B 280 (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Service), and B 819 (Medical Gas Systems). This Standard covers joints assembled with brazing materials conforming to ANSI/AWS A5.8. This Standard is allied to ASME standards B16.18 and B16.22. It provides requirements for fitting ends suitable for brazing. This Standard covers: (a) pressure-temperature ratings; (b) abbreviations for end connections; (c) size and method of designating openings of fittings; (d) marking; (e) material; (f) dimensions and tolerances; and (g) testing.