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prБДС EN 12164:2022

Copper and copper alloys - Rod for free machining purposes

General information

45.99     Sep 19, 2023

50.20    Nov 16, 2023



European Standard



This European Standard specifies the composition, property requirements and dimensional tolerances for copper alloy rod, in the shape of circles, squares, hexagons or octagons, finally produced by drawing or extruding, especially intended for free machining purposes.
The sampling procedures and the methods of test for verification of conformity to the requirements of this European Standard are also specified.

Directives and Regulations

When the standard is harmonized under a directive or regulation, the word Harmonized appear. When such an inscription does not appear, it means that the standard is related to / supporting the relevant directive or regulation.


Directive 2014/68/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of pressure equipment

Life cycle


БДС EN 12164:2016


prБДС EN 12164:2022
45.99 Dispatch of FV draft to CCMC
Sep 19, 2023

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Adopted from prEN 12164