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Chemical Composition
Element
Cu(1)PbFeAl(2)O(3)
(1) Cu value includes Ag. (2) All aluminum present as Al2O3; 0.04% oxygen present as Cu2O with a negligible amount in solid solution with copper. (3) All aluminum present as Al2O3; 0.04% oxygen present as Cu2O with a negligible amount in solid solution with copper.
Min (%)99.620.130.12
Max (%)0.010.010.170.19
Mechanical Properties*
Form
Temper
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
(ksi)
YS-0.2% Offset
Elongation
(%)
Rockwell B scale
Fatigue Strength**
(ksi)
Section Size
(in)
Cold Work
(%)
Flat ProductsAnnealedO6169   Typ
61   Typ
11   Typ
0.05
O6161   Typ
52   Typ
20   Typ
0.05
O6152   Typ
41   Typ
22   Typ
0.05
As Hot ExtrudedM3055   Typ
46   Typ
26   Typ
0.25
HardH0474   Typ
70   Typ
6   Typ
0.0388
H0488   Typ
84   Typ
4   Typ
0.0196
H0473   Typ
69   Typ
6   Typ
0.0580
H0470   Typ
66   Typ
7   Typ
0.0964
RodAnnealedO6157   Typ
48   Typ
27   Typ
60   Typ
0.275
O6167   Typ
63   Typ
19   Typ
67   Typ
0.275
O6159   Typ
52   Typ
24   Typ
63   Typ
0.275
As Hot ExtrudedM3057   Typ
47   Typ
27   Typ
57   Typ
1.125
HardH0472   Typ
68   Typ
19   Typ
68   Typ
32   Typ
0.27594
H0466   Typ
63   Typ
21   Typ
67   Typ
0.580
H0462   Typ
59   Typ
24   Typ
63   Typ
0.7555
WireAnnealedO6158   Typ
51   Typ
10   Typ
0.05
O6166   Typ
62   Typ
3   Typ
0.05
O6152   Typ
44   Typ
11   Typ
0.05
HardH0487   Typ
83   Typ
2   Typ
0.0299.9
H0472   Typ
68   Typ
2   Typ
0.199.2
H0476   Typ
72   Typ
2   Typ
0.0599.8
H0488   Typ
84   Typ
1   Typ
0.01499.9
* 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
Melting Point - Solidus°F1981
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.319
Specific Gravity8.34
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F92
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F211
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-57210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 572°F)9.2
Specific Heat CapacityBtu/ lb /°F at 68°F0.09
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi17000
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability Footnote
SolderingExcellent
BrazingGood
Oxyacetylene WeldingNot Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Spot WeldPoor
Seam WeldPoor
Butt WeldFair
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedExcellent
Capacity for Being Hot FormedPoorPoor in wrought form.
Forgeability Rating65
Machinability Rating20
Common Fabrication Processes
  • Blanking
  • Cold working
  • Drawing
  • Etching
  • Extruding
  • Forging
  • heading
  • Hot isostatic pressing of powder
  • Hot working
  • Maching
  • Rolling
  • Rolling Threading and Knurling
  • Stamping
  • Swaging
  • Upsetting
    
Thermal Properties
Treatment Minimum* Maximum*
* Temperature is measured in Fahrenheit.
Annealing12001800
Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
ElectricalBrush SpringsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Brush SpringsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Brush SpringsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Brush SpringsMechanical PropertiesHigh Modulus of Elasticity
Brush SpringsMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Circuit BreakersConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Circuit BreakersConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Circuit BreakersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Circuit BreakersMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
CommutatorsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
CommutatorsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
CommutatorsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
CommutatorsMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Contractor SupportsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Contractor SupportsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Contractor SupportsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Contractor SupportsMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Diode LeadsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Diode LeadsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Diode LeadsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Diode LeadsMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Diode LeadsSolderabilitySolderability
Electric Generator ComponentsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Electric Generator ComponentsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Electric Generator ComponentsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Electric Generator ComponentsMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Electronic Lead FramesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Electronic Lead FramesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Electronic Lead FramesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Electronic Lead FramesMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Electronic Lead FramesSolderabilitySolderability
High Field Magnetic CoilConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
High Field Magnetic CoilCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
High Field Magnetic CoilMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Hybrid Circuit PackagesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Hybrid Circuit PackagesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Hybrid Circuit PackagesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Hybrid Circuit PackagesMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Hybrid Circuit PackagesSolderabilitySolderability
Incandescent Lamp LeadsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Incandescent Lamp LeadsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Incandescent Lamp LeadsSoftening ResistanceRetains Strength after Glass to Metal Sealing at High Temperatures
Microwave Power Tube ComponentsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Microwave Power Tube ComponentsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Microwave Power Tube ComponentsMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Microwave Power Tube ComponentsSolderabilitySolderability
Motor ComponentsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Motor ComponentsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Motor ComponentsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Motor ComponentsSolderabilitySolderability
Photon Absorbers, Electron Beam AbsorbersConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Photon Absorbers, Electron Beam AbsorbersCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
Photon Absorbers, Electron Beam AbsorbersDurabilityDurability - Architecture
Photon Absorbers, Electron Beam AbsorbersFinishing CharacteristicsExcellent polishing characteristics
Relay BladesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Relay BladesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Relay BladesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Relay BladesMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Relay BladesSolderabilitySolderability
Sliding ContactsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Sliding ContactsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Sliding ContactsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Sliding ContactsFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
Sliding ContactsWelding CharacteristicsArc Erosion Resistant
SwitchesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
SwitchesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
SwitchesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
SwitchesMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
SwitchesSolderabilitySolderability
Vacuum Tube ComponentsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Vacuum Tube ComponentsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Vacuum Tube ComponentsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Vacuum Tube ComponentsMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Vacuum Tube ComponentsSolderabilitySolderability
X-ray Tube ComponentsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
X-ray Tube ComponentsDamping CharacteristicsSound Dampening
X-ray Tube ComponentsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
X-ray Tube ComponentsMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength after Brazing
IndustrialAluminum MoldsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Aluminum MoldsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Aluminum MoldsCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
Aluminum MoldsFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
Aluminum MoldsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Aluminum MoldsMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Discharge Machine DiesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Discharge Machine DiesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Discharge Machine DiesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Discharge Machine DiesFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
Discharge Machine DiesWelding CharacteristicsArc Erosion Resistant
Diverters and Limiters in Nuclear Fusion ReactorsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Diverters and Limiters in Nuclear Fusion ReactorsOtherNeutron Irradiation Resistant at High Temperatures
Heat Exchanger TubeConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Heat Exchanger TubeCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Heat Exchanger TubeMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Heat Exchanger TubeMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Heat SinksConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Heat SinksCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Heat SinksCreep PropertiesHigh Temperature Creep Resistant
Heat SinksMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Plasma Generator PartsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Plasma Generator PartsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Plasma Generator PartsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Plasma Generator PartsFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
Plasma Generator PartsWelding CharacteristicsArc Erosion Resistant
Plastic Mold ComponentsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Plastic Mold ComponentsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Plastic Mold ComponentsFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
Plastic Mold ComponentsMechanical PropertiesCreep Resistance
Plastic Mold ComponentsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strenght
Plastic Mold ComponentsMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Resistance Welding ElectrodesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Resistance Welding ElectrodesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Resistance Welding ElectrodesCorrosion ResistanceOxidation Resistance
Resistance Welding ElectrodesSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Rocket Engine Test FixturesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Rocket Engine Test FixturesMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Applicable Specifications

No applicable specifications for this alloy

Corrosion Properties

No information available.