Find suppliers for this alloyC15100
Chemical Composition
Element
Cu(1,2)Zr
(1) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.9% min. (2) Cu value includes Ag.
Min (%)99.800.05
Max (%)0.15
Mechanical Properties*
Form
Temper
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
(ksi)
YS-0.2% Offset
Elongation
(%)
Rockwell B scale
Rockwell F scale
Rockwell 30T scale
Section Size
(in)
Flat Products1/2 HardH0247   Typ
45   Typ
9   Typ
37   Typ
87   Typ
56   Typ
0.04
1/4 HardH0142   Typ
37   Typ
13   Typ
30   Typ
81   Typ
48   Typ
0.04
3/4 HardH0351   Typ
49   Typ
6   Typ
47   Typ
90   Typ
59   Typ
0.04
Extra HardH0663   Typ
61   Typ
3   Typ
62   Typ
64   Typ
0.04
HardH0457   Typ
55   Typ
4   Typ
57   Typ
59   Typ
61   Typ
0.04
Nominal Grain Size 0.015 mmOS01538   Typ
10   Typ
36   Typ
47   Typ
0.04
SpringH0868   Typ
66   Typ
2   Typ
64   Typ
65   Typ
0.04
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C).
Physical Properties
Melting Point - Liquidus°F2008
Melting Point - Solidus°F1886
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.323
Specific Gravity8.94
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F95
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F208
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-21210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 212°F)9.8
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-39210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 392°F)9.8
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 Tensionksi17500
Modulus of Rigidityksi6730
Poisson's Ratio0.3
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
  • Blanking
  • Cupping
  • Deep Drawing
  • Forming
  • Piercing
  • Stamping
Thermal Characteristics

No thermal characteristics for this alloy

Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
ElectricalBasses for Power TransmittersConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Basses for Power TransmittersConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Basses for Power TransmittersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Basses for Power TransmittersMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Circuit Breakers, High TemperatureConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Circuit Breakers, High TemperatureConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Circuit Breakers, High TemperatureCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Circuit Breakers, High TemperatureMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Commutators for Power TransmittersConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Commutators for Power TransmittersConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Commutators for Power TransmittersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Commutators for Power TransmittersMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Electrical ConnectorsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Electrical ConnectorsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Electrical ConnectorsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Electrical ConnectorsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Electrical ConnectorsThermal PropertiesResistance to Stress Relaxation
Electronic CircuitsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Electronic CircuitsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Electronic CircuitsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Electronic CircuitsMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Lead FramesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Lead FramesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Lead FramesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Lead FramesSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Lead FramesThermal PropertiesResistance to Stress Relaxation
RectifiersConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
RectifiersConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
RectifiersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
RectifiersMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Soldering and Welding TipsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Soldering and Welding TipsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Soldering and Welding TipsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Soldering and Welding TipsMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Switch Blade JawsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Switch Blade JawsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Switch Blade JawsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Switch Blade JawsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Switch Blade JawsMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
SwitchesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
SwitchesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
SwitchesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
SwitchesMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Applicable Specifications
Form Specific Sub-Form System Standard Description
SheetASTMB747COPPER-ZIRCONIUM ALLOY SHEET AND STRIP
StripASTMB747COPPER-ZIRCONIUM ALLOY SHEET AND STRIP
Electric Connector & Spring ContactASTMB888/B88MCOPPER ALLOY STRIP FOR USE IN MANUFACTURE OF ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS OR SPRING CONTACTS
Corrosion Properties

No information available.