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Chemical Composition
Element
Cu(1,2)Zr
(1) Cu value includes Ag. (2) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.9% min.
Min (%)0.10
Max (%)Rem0.20
Mechanical Properties*
Form
Temper
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
(ksi)
YS-0.5% Ext
(ksi)
Elongation
(%)
Rockwell B scale
Rockwell F scale
Section Size
(in)
Cold Work
(%)
Rod & Bar1/4 Hard and Precipitation Heat TreatedTH0148   Typ
40   Typ
28   Typ
57   Typ
0.50 - 1.020
Hard and Precipitation Heat TreatedTH0460   Typ
53   Typ
24   Typ
71   Typ
0.50 - 1.060
Precipitation HardenedTF0030   Typ
13   Typ
51   Typ
6   Typ
0.50 - 1.0
Solution Heat TreatedTB0029   Typ
6   Typ
54   Typ
0.50 - 1.0
Solution Heat Treated and Cold Worked: 1/2 HardTD0249   Typ
47   Typ
20   Typ
0.50 - 1.040
Solution Heat Treated and Cold Worked: HardTD0457   Typ
51   Typ
19   Typ
0.50 - 1.060
Wire1/2 Hard and Precipitation Heat TreatedTH0253   Typ
49   Typ
23   Typ
90   Typ
0.530
AnnealedO6137   Typ
11   Typ
50   Typ
40   Typ
0.25
Hard and Precipitation Heat TreatedTH0476   Typ
72   Typ
1.5   Typ
0.0498
TH0472   Typ
68   Typ
3   Typ
0.0992
Precipitation HardenedTF0030   Typ
13   Typ
49   Typ
0.090
Solution Heat TreatedTB0029   Typ
6   Typ
54   Typ
0.090
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C).
Physical Properties
(1) Solution annealed, 84% cold worked and aged.
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1976
Melting Point - Solidus°F1796
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.321
Specific Gravity8.89
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F90(1)
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F212
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-21210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 212°F)9.4
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 Tensionksi18700
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
SolderingExcellent
BrazingGood
Oxyacetylene WeldingNot Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingNot Recommended
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
  • Bending
  • heading
  • Hot forging
  • Machining
  • Swaging
    
Thermal Properties
Treatment Minimum* Maximum* Value* Time** Medium
* Temperature is measured in Fahrenheit. ** Time is measured in minutes.
Solution Treatment165017000.3Water
Precipitation Treatment9802Water
Hot Treatment16501740
Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
ConsumerPencil-type & Light Soldering Guns: Tips, Rod ExtensionsConductivity (Thermal)Higher Thermal Conductivity than C18150, C18200
Pencil-type & Light Soldering Guns: Tips, Rod ExtensionsMechanical PropertiesLower Strength than C18150 and C18200
Pencil-type & Light Soldering Guns: Tips, Rod ExtensionsMechanical PropertiesStable up to 700 F.
ElectricalCircuit Breaker SwitchesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Circuit Breaker SwitchesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Circuit Breaker SwitchesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Circuit Breaker SwitchesSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
CommutatorsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
CommutatorsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
CommutatorsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
CommutatorsMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
CommutatorsSolderabilitySolderability
Resistance welding electrodesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Resistance welding electrodesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Resistance welding electrodesHeat TreatabilityHeat Treatable
Resistance welding electrodesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Resistance welding electrodesOtherMetal Pick-up Resistant (Leaching Resistant)
Resistance welding electrodesSoftening ResistanceResistance to Softening
Resistance welding electrodesSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Stud Bases for Power Transmitters & RectifiersConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Stud Bases for Power Transmitters & RectifiersConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Stud Bases for Power Transmitters & RectifiersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Stud Bases for Power Transmitters & RectifiersSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
SwitchesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
SwitchesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
SwitchesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
SwitchesMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
IndustrialConnectors, Solderless WrappedConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Connectors, Solderless WrappedConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Connectors, Solderless WrappedCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Connectors, Solderless WrappedMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Resistance Welding TipsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Resistance Welding TipsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Resistance Welding TipsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Resistance Welding TipsMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Welding WheelsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Welding WheelsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Welding WheelsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Welding WheelsMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Applicable Specifications
Form System Standard Description
ASTMB224Standard Classification of Coppers
BarASTMB150/B150MALUMINUM BRONZE ROD, BAR AND SHAPES
RodASTMB150/B150MALUMINUM BRONZE ROD, BAR AND SHAPES
SAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
Corrosion Properties

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