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Chemical Composition
Element
Cu(1)PbNiAg(2)AsBiSbTe(3)
(1) Cu value includes Ag. (2) Ag 0.027 - 0.10% min is the equivalent of, Ag 8 - 30 Troy Oz min. (3) 0.025 Te + Se.
Min (%)99.880.027
Max (%)0.0040.0500.0120.0030.0030.025
Mechanical Properties*
Form
Temper
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
(ksi)
YS-0.2% Offset
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
39   Typ
36   Typ
14   Typ
40   Typ
84   Typ
50   Typ
26   Typ
0.04
1/8 HardH0036   Typ
34   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
Extra SpringH1057   Typ
54   Typ
53   Typ
4   Typ
62   Typ
95   Typ
64   Typ
29   Typ
0.04
HardH0450   Typ
48   Typ
45   Typ
6   Typ
50   Typ
90   Typ
57   Typ
28   Typ
0.04
Nominal Grain Size 0.025 mmOS02534   Typ
11   Typ
45   Typ
45   Typ
23   Typ
11   Typ
0.04
SpringH0855   Typ
52   Typ
50   Typ
4   Typ
60   Typ
94   Typ
63   Typ
29   Typ
0.04
RodAs Hot RolledM2032   Typ
10   Typ
55   Typ
40   Typ
22   Typ
1
HardH0448   Typ
44   Typ
16   Typ
47   Typ
87   Typ
27   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
26   Typ
0.515
Nominal Grain Size 0.050 mmOS05032   Typ
10   Typ
50   Typ
40   Typ
22   Typ
0.5
WireHardH0455   Typ
1.5   Typ
29   Typ
0.08
Nominal Grain Size 0.050 mmOS05035   Typ
35   Typ
24   Typ
0.08
SpringH0866   Typ
1.5   Typ
33   Typ
0.08
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C). ** Fatigue Strength: 100 x 106 cycles, unless indicated as [N] x 106.
Physical Properties
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1981
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.321
Specific Gravity8.9
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F98
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F218
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-21210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 212°F)9.3
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
BrazingGood
Oxyacetylene WeldingNot Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingFair
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Spot WeldNot Recommended
Seam WeldNot Recommended
Butt WeldGood
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedExcellent
Capacity for Being Hot FormedExcellent
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.
Annealing7501200
Hot Treatment14001600
Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
ArchitectureBuilding FrontsAppearanceAppearance
Building FrontsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
DownspoutsAppearanceAppearance
DownspoutsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
DownspoutsForming CharacteristicsFormability
FlashingAppearanceAppearance
FlashingCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
FlashingForming CharacteristicsFormability
GuttersAppearanceAppearance
GuttersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
GuttersForming CharacteristicsFormability
RoofingAppearanceAppearance
RoofingCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
RoofingForming CharacteristicsFormability
ScreeningAppearanceAppearance
ScreeningCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
ScreeningForming CharacteristicsFormability
SpoutingAppearanceAppearance
SpoutingCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
SpoutingForming CharacteristicsFormability
AutomotiveGasketsForming CharacteristicsFormability
GasketsMechanical PropertiesDuctility
GasketsPressure TightPressure Tight
RadiatorsBrazing CharacteristicsBrazability
RadiatorsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
RadiatorsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
RadiatorsCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
RadiatorsSolderabilitySolderability
ElectricalBus BarsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Bus BarsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Bus BarsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Commutator SegmentsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Commutator SegmentsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Commutator SegmentsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Commutator SegmentsSolderabilitySolderability
ContactsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
ContactsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
ContactsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
ContactsSolderabilitySolderability
Radio PartsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Radio PartsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Radio PartsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Radio PartsSolderabilitySolderability
SwitchesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
SwitchesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
SwitchesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
SwitchesSolderabilitySolderability
TerminalsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
TerminalsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
TerminalsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
TerminalsSolderabilitySolderability
IndustrialAnodesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
AnodesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Chemical Process EquipmentConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Chemical Process EquipmentCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Chemical Process EquipmentCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Many Industrial Chemicals
KettlesAppearanceAppearance
KettlesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
KettlesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
PansAppearanceAppearance
PansConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
PansCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Printing RollsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Printing RollsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Road Bed Expansion PlatesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Road Bed Expansion PlatesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Road Bed Expansion PlatesMechanical PropertiesDuctility
Road Bed Expansion PlatesThermal PropertiesCoefficient of Expansion
Rotating BandsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Rotating BandsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Rotating BandsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
VatsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
VatsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Applicable Specifications

No applicable specifications for this alloy

Corrosion Properties

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