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Chemical Composition
Element
Cu(1)P
(1) Cu value includes Ag.
Min (%)99.900.004
Max (%)0.012
Mechanical Properties*
Form
Temper
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
(ksi)
YS-0.5% Ext
(ksi)
Elongation
(%)
Rockwell B scale
Rockwell F scale
Rockwell 30T scale
Shear Strength
(ksi)
Fatigue Strength**
(ksi)
Section Size
(in)
Cold Work
(%)
Flat Products1/2 HardH0242   Typ
36   Typ
14   Typ
40   Typ
84   Typ
50   Typ
26   Typ
13   Typ
0.04
1/4 HardH0138   Typ
30   Typ
25   Typ
25   Typ
70   Typ
36   Typ
25   Typ
0.04
H0138   Typ
30   Typ
35   Typ
25   Typ
70   Typ
25   Typ
0.25
1/8 HardH0036   Typ
28   Typ
40   Typ
10   Typ
60   Typ
25   Typ
0.25
H0036   Typ
28   Typ
30   Typ
10   Typ
60   Typ
25   Typ
25   Typ
0.04
As Hot RolledM2034   Typ
10   Typ
45   Typ
45   Typ
23   Typ
0.04
M2032   Typ
10   Typ
50   Typ
40   Typ
22   Typ
0.25
Extra SpringH1057   Typ
53   Typ
4   Typ
62   Typ
95   Typ
64   Typ
29   Typ
0.04
HardH0450   Typ
45   Typ
12   Typ
50   Typ
90   Typ
28   Typ
0.25
H0450   Typ
45   Typ
6   Typ
50   Typ
90   Typ
57   Typ
28   Typ
13   Typ
0.04
H0445   Typ
40   Typ
20   Typ
45   Typ
85   Typ
26   Typ
1
Nominal Grain Size 0.025 mmOS02534   Typ
11   Typ
45   Typ
45   Typ
23   Typ
11   Typ
0.04
Nominal Grain Size 0.050 mmOS05032   Typ
10   Typ
50   Typ
40   Typ
22   Typ
0.25
OS05032   Typ
10   Typ
45   Typ
40   Typ
32   Typ
0.04
SpringH0855   Typ
50   Typ
4   Typ
60   Typ
94   Typ
63   Typ
29   Typ
14   Typ
0.04
PipeHardH0450   Typ
45   Typ
10   Typ
50   Typ
90   Typ
28   Typ
30
RodAs Hot RolledM2032   Typ
10   Typ
55   Typ
40   Typ
22   Typ
1
HardH0455   Typ
50   Typ
20   Typ
60   Typ
94   Typ
29   Typ
0.02540
H0445   Typ
40   Typ
20   Typ
45   Typ
85   Typ
26   Typ
216
H0448   Typ
44   Typ
16   Typ
47   Typ
87   Typ
27   Typ
17   Typ
135
Nominal Grain Size 0.050 mmOS05032   Typ
10   Typ
55   Typ
40   Typ
22   Typ
1
ShapesAs Hot ExtrudedM3032   Typ
10   Typ
50   Typ
40   Typ
22   Typ
0.5
As Hot RolledM2032   Typ
10   Typ
50   Typ
40   Typ
22   Typ
0.5
HardH0440   Typ
32   Typ
30   Typ
35   Typ
23   Typ
0.515
Nominal Grain Size 0.050 mmOS05032   Typ
10   Typ
50   Typ
40   Typ
22   Typ
0.5
TubeHard DrawnH8055   Typ
50   Typ
8   Typ
60   Typ
95   Typ
63   Typ
29   Typ
0.06540
Light Drawn, Light Cold RolledH5540   Typ
32   Typ
25   Typ
35   Typ
77   Typ
45   Typ
26   Typ
0.06515
Nominal Grain Size 0.025 mmOS02534   Typ
11   Typ
45   Typ
45   Typ
23   Typ
0.065
Nominal Grain Size 0.050 mmOS05032   Typ
10   Typ
45   Typ
40   Typ
22   Typ
0.065
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C). ** Fatigue Strength: 100 x 106 cycles, unless indicated as [N] x 106.
Physical Properties
(1) Volume and weight basis.
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1981
Melting Point - Solidus°F1981
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.323
Specific Gravity8.94
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F98(1)
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F223
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-21210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 212°F)9.4
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-39210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 392°F)9.6
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-57210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 572°F)9.8
Specific Heat CapacityBtu/ lb /°F at 68°F0.092
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi17000
Modulus of Rigidityksi6400
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
SolderingExcellent
BrazingExcellent
Oxyacetylene WeldingFair
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingExcellent
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Spot WeldNot Recommended
Seam WeldNot Recommended
Butt WeldGood
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedExcellent
Capacity for Being Hot FormedExcellent
Forgeability Rating65
Machinability Rating20
Common Fabrication Processes
  • Blanking
  • Coining
  • Coppersmithing
  • Drawing
  • Etching
  • Forming and Bending
  • Heading and Upsetting
  • Hot Forging and Pressing
  • Piercing and Punching
  • Roll Threading and Knurling
  • Shearing
  • Spinning
  • Squeezing and Swaging
  • Stamping
    
Thermal Properties
Treatment Minimum* Maximum*
* Temperature is measured in Fahrenheit.
Annealing7001200
Hot Treatment14001600
Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
ArchitectureArchitectural TrimAppearanceAppearance
Architectural TrimBrazing CharacteristicsCapability for Brazing Seams
Architectural TrimCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Architectural TrimMechanical PropertiesDuctility
Architectural TrimSolderabilityCapability for Soldering Seams
Architectural TrimWelding CharacteristicsCapability for Welding Seams
FlashingAppearanceAppearance
FlashingBrazing CharacteristicsCapability for Brazing Seams
FlashingCorrosion ResistanceCorrosoin Resistance
FlashingMechanical PropertiesDuctility
FlashingSolderabilityCapability for Soldering Seams
FlashingWelding CharacteristicsCapability for Welding Seams
RoofingAppearanceAppearance
RoofingBrazing CharacteristicsCapability for Brazing Seams
RoofingCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
RoofingMechanical PropertiesDuctility
RoofingSolderabilityCapability for Soldering Seams
RoofingWelding CharacteristicsCapability for Welding Seams
ElectricalBusbars (Welded or Brazed)Brazing CharacteristicsBrazability
Busbars (Welded or Brazed)Conductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Busbars (Welded or Brazed)Conductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Busbars (Welded or Brazed)Corrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Busbars (Welded or Brazed)Corrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Hydrogen Embrittlement
Busbars (Welded or Brazed)Welding CharacteristicsWeldability
Tubular BusConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Tubular BusConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Tubular BusCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Tubular BusSolderabilitySolderability
IndustrialConductors, Resistance Welding EquipmentConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Conductors, Resistance Welding EquipmentConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Conductors, Resistance Welding EquipmentCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Conductors, Resistance Welding EquipmentSoftening ResistanceResistance to Softening
Conductors, Resistance Welding EquipmentWelding CharacteristicsWeldability
Tubing, LP Gas Service
Tubing, Medical Gas- Oxygen
Welded TubeConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Welded TubeCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Welded TubeCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Hydrogen Embrittlement
Welded TubeCost AdvantageLower Cost Alternative to Oxygen-Free Copper
Welded TubeWelding CharacteristicsExcellent Welding Capabilities
OtherApplications Requiring Welding or BrazingBrazing CharacteristicsBrazability
Applications Requiring Welding or BrazingConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Applications Requiring Welding or BrazingConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Applications Requiring Welding or BrazingCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Applications Requiring Welding or BrazingWelding CharacteristicsWeldability
Applicable Specifications
Form Specific Sub-Form Temper Application System Standard Description
ASTMB224Standard Classification of Coppers
ASTMB577Detection of Cuperous Oxide (Hydrogen Embrittlement Susceptibility) in Copper
BandsProjectile RotatingMILITARYMIL-B-18907BANDS, PROJECTILE ROTATING
Projectile RotatingMILITARYMIL-B-20292BLANKS, ROTATING BAND, FOR PROJECTILES
BarASMESB133COPPER ROD AND BAR
ASTMB152/B152MCOPPER SHEET, STRIP, PLATE AND ROLLED BAR
BusASTMB187/B187MCOPPER BUS BAR, ROD AND SHAPES
SAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
Brazing Filler MetalFEDERALQQ-B-650BRAZING ALLOY, COPPER, COPPER-ZINC, AND COPPER-PHOSPHORUS
Condenser & Heat Exchanger Tube with Integral FinsASTMB956/B956MWELDED COPPER AND COPPER-ALLOY CONDENSER AND HEAT EXCHANGER TUBES WITH INTEGRAL FINS
FittingASMEB16.22WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOY SOLDER-JOINT PRESSURE FITTINGS
FoilPrinted CircuitsASTMB451COPPER FOIL, STRIP AND SHEET FOR PRINTED CIRCUITS AND CARRIER TAPES
NipplesASTMB687BRASS, COPPER AND CHROMIUM PLATED PIPE NIPPLES
PipeASMESB42SEAMLESS COPPER PIPE, STANDARD SIZES
BusASTMB188SEAMLESS COPPER BUS PIPE AND TUBE
ASTMB42SEAMLESS COPPER PIPE, STANDARD SIZES
ASTMB698COPPER, COPPER ALLOY PLUMBING PIPE AND TUBE
PlateASTMB152/B152MCOPPER SHEET, STRIP, PLATE AND ROLLED BAR
SAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
Refinery ShapesASTMB379PHOSPHORIZED COPPERS-REFINERY SHAPES
ASTMB5HIGH CONDUCTIVITY TOUGH-PITCH COPPER REFINERY SHAPES
RodASMESB133COPPER ROD AND BAR
BusASTMB187/B187MCOPPER BUS BAR, ROD AND SHAPES
ShapesBusASTMB187/B187MCOPPER BUS BAR, ROD AND SHAPES
SAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
SheetASTMB152/B152MCOPPER SHEET, STRIP, PLATE AND ROLLED BAR
Printed CircuitsASTMB451COPPER FOIL, STRIP AND SHEET FOR PRINTED CIRCUITS AND CARRIER TAPES
CladASTMB506COPPER CLAD STAINLESS STEEL SHEET AND STRIP FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION
SAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
StripASTMB152/B152MCOPPER SHEET, STRIP, PLATE AND ROLLED BAR
Printed CircuitsASTMB451COPPER FOIL, STRIP AND SHEET FOR PRINTED CIRCUITS AND CARRIER TAPES
CladASTMB506COPPER CLAD STAINLESS STEEL SHEET AND STRIP FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION
SAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
TubeCondenser TubeASMESB111COPPER AND COPPER ALLOY SEAMLESS CONDENSER TUBES & FERRULE STOCK
FinnedASMESB359COPPER & COPPER ALLOY SEAMLESS CONDENSER & HEAT EXCHANGER TUBES WITH INTEGRAL FINS
U-BendASMESB395U-BEND SEAMLESS COPPER & COPPER ALLOY HEAT EXCHANGER & CONDENSER TUBE
SeamlessASMESB75SEAMLESS COPPER TUBE
Condenser TubeASTMB111/B111MCOPPER AND COPPER ALLOY SEAMLESS CONDENSER TUBES AND FERRULE STOCK
BusASTMB188SEAMLESS COPPER BUS PIPE AND TUBE
ASTMB280SEAMLESS COPPER TUBE FOR AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION FIELD SERVICE
FinnedASTMB359/B359MCOPPER AND COPPER-ALLOY SEAMLESS CONDENSER AND HEAT EXCHANGER TUBES WITH INTEGRAL FINS
ASTMB360HARD-DRAWN COPPER CAPILLARY TUBE FOR RESTRICTOR APPLICATIONS
Rectangular WaveguideASTMB372SEAMLESS COPPER AND COPPER-ALLOY RECTANGULAR WAVEGUIDE TUBE
U-BendASTMB395/B395MU-BEND SEAMLESS COPPER AND COPPER ALLOY HEAT EXCHANGER AND CONDENSER TUBES
WeldedASTMB447WELDED COPPER TUBE
For Air Conditioning And Refrigeration Field ServiASTMB640WELDED COPPER AND COPPER ALLOY TUBE FOR AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION SERVICE
SeamlessASTMB641SEAMLESS AND WELDED COPPER DISTRIBUTION TUBE (TYPE D)
WeldedASTMB641SEAMLESS AND WELDED COPPER DISTRIBUTION TUBE (TYPE D)
SeamlessAnnealed Tempers, OBright AnnealedASTMB68/B68MSEAMLESS COPPER TUBE, BRIGHT ANNEALED
ASTMB698COPPER, COPPER ALLOY PLUMBING PIPE AND TUBE
WeldedASTMB716WELDED COPPER WATER TUBE
ASTMB743SEAMLESS COPPER TUBE IN COILS
SeamlessASTMB75/B75MSEAMLESS COPPER TUBE
SeamlessMILITARYMIL-T-24107TUBE, COPPER, SEAMLESS
SeamlessMILITARYMIL-T-3235TUBE, COPPER, SEAMLESS (FOR TORPEDO USE)
Rectangular WaveguideMILITARYMIL-W-85WAVEGUIDES, RIGID, RECTANGULAR
SeamlessSAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
For Air Conditioning And Refrigeration Field ServiSAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SeamlessSAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
For Air Conditioning And Refrigeration Field ServiSAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
Tube, waterASTMB88SEAMLESS COPPER WATER TUBE
ASTMB88MSEAMLESS COPPER WATER TUBE (METRIC)
Corrosion Properties

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