NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Additional Information about the Samples

Base Metal:

Brass base metal alloy 260 consists of 69 - 71% Cu, remainder Zn, 0.05% Pb, 0.05% Fe, 0.2% Ni, 0.015% P, 0.3% total others.

Tin plating thickness is 200 microinches 50. It consists of 99.91% Sn, 0.046% Pb, 0.02% As, 0.02% Cu, 0.01% Sb, 0.014% total others.

Plating performed in accordance with MIL-T-10727C.

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Responsible NASA Officials:

   Michael Sampson/NASA GSFC Code 306
   Dr. Henning Leidecker/NASA GSFC Code 562
Additional Researchers: 

   Jong Kadesch/Orbital Sciences Corp.
   Jay Brusse/QSS Group, Inc.

Last Updated:

April 20, 2005

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