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Chemical Composition
Element
Cu(1)PAg(2)
(1) Cu value includes Ag. (2) Ag 0.014% min is the equivalent of, Ag 4 Troy Oz min.
Min (%)99.900.0050.014
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
35   Typ
25   Typ
70   Typ
25   Typ
0.25
H0138   Typ
30   Typ
25   Typ
25   Typ
70   Typ
36   Typ
25   Typ
0.04
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
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
H0450   Typ
45   Typ
12   Typ
50   Typ
90   Typ
28   Typ
0.25
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
45   Typ
40   Typ
32   Typ
0.04
OS05032   Typ
10   Typ
50   Typ
40   Typ
22   Typ
0.25
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
H0448   Typ
44   Typ
16   Typ
47   Typ
87   Typ
27   Typ
17   Typ
135
H0445   Typ
40   Typ
20   Typ
45   Typ
85   Typ
26   Typ
216
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
ArchitectureBuilding FrontsAppearanceAppearance
Building FrontsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Building FrontsForming CharacteristicsFormability
DownspoutsAppearanceAppearance
DownspoutsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
FlashingsAppearanceAppearance
FlashingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
FlashingsForming CharacteristicsFormability
GuttersAppearanceAppearance
GuttersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
GuttersForming CharacteristicsFormability
ScreeningAppearanceAppearance
ScreeningCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
ScreeningForming CharacteristicsFormability
ElectricalApplications Requiring BrazingBrazing CharacteristicsBrazability
Applications Requiring Weld abilty
Busbars (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)Softening ResistanceBetter Softening Resistance than C12000
Busbars (Welded or Brazed)Welding CharacteristicsWeldability
ContactsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
ContactsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
ContactsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Electrical ConductorsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Electrical ConductorsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Electrical ConductorsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
SwitchesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
SwitchesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
SwitchesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
TerminalsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
TerminalsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
TerminalsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Tubular BusConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Tubular BusConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Tubular BusCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
IndustrialAnodesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
AnodesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
AnodesMachining PropertiesMachinability, Good
Ball floatsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Ball floatsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Chemical Process EquipmentConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Chemical Process EquipmentCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Chemical Process EquipmentMachining PropertiesMachinability, Good
Conductors, Resistance Welding EquipmentConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Conductors, Resistance Welding EquipmentConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Conductors, Resistance Welding EquipmentCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Conductors, Resistance Welding EquipmentCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
Conductors, Resistance Welding EquipmentSoftening ResistanceBetter Softening Resistance than C12000
Conductors, Resistance Welding EquipmentWelding CharacteristicsWeldability
VatsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
VatsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
VatsMachining PropertiesMachinability, Good
Applicable Specifications
Form Application System Standard Description
ASTMB224Standard Classification of Coppers
BandsProjectile RotatingMILITARYMIL-B-20292BLANKS, ROTATING BAND, FOR PROJECTILES
Brazing Filler MetalFEDERALQQ-B-650BRAZING ALLOY, COPPER, COPPER-ZINC, AND COPPER-PHOSPHORUS
Corrosion Properties

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