Find suppliers for this alloyC16210
Chemical Composition
(1) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.5% min. (2) Cu value includes Ag.
Min (%)0.50
Max (%)Rem1.20
Mechanical Properties*
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
YS-0.2% Offset
YS-0.5% Ext
Rockwell B scale
Rockwell F scale
Shear Strength
Fatigue Strength**
Section Size
Cold Work
Flat ProductsExtra SpringH1072   Typ
59   Typ
1   Typ
75   Typ
HardH0460   Typ
45   Typ
5   Typ
64   Typ
Nominal Grain Size 0.025 mmOS02535   Typ
11   Typ
52   Typ
54   Typ
SpringH0864   Typ
3   Typ
73   Typ
RodHardH0473   Typ
70   Typ
69   Typ
9   Typ
73   Typ
56   Typ
30   Typ
H0458   Typ
45   Typ
12   Typ
65   Typ
Nominal Grain Size 0.025 mmOS02536   Typ
12   Typ
57   Typ
46   Typ
Nominal Grain Size 0.050 mmOS05035   Typ
6.8   Typ
7   Typ
56   Typ
46   Typ
27   Typ
15   Typ
WireHardH04100   Typ
1   Typ
H0470   Typ
55   Typ
6   Typ
H0488   Typ
1.5   Typ
Nominal Grain Size 0.025 mmOS02538   Typ
12   Typ
50   Typ
SpringH0880   Typ
66   Typ
2   Typ
* 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°F1969
Melting Point - Solidus°F1886
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.321
Specific Gravity8.89
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F90
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F208
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°F0.09
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi17000
Modulus of Rigidityksi6400
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
Oxyacetylene WeldingGood
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingGood
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Spot WeldNot Recommended
Seam WeldNot Recommended
Butt WeldGood
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedExcellent
Capacity for Being Hot FormedGood
Machinability Rating20
Common Fabrication Processes
  • Drawing
  • Etching
  • Forming and Bending
  • Heading and Upsetting
  • Hot forging
  • Piercing
  • Punching
Thermal Properties
Treatment Minimum* Maximum*
* Temperature is measured in Fahrenheit.
Hot Treatment14001600
Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
ElectricalCable WrapConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Cable WrapConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Cable WrapCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Cable WrapMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Cable WrapSolderabilitySolderability
ConnectorsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
ConnectorsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
ConnectorsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
ConnectorsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
ConnectorsWelding CharacteristicsArc Erosion Resistant
Electric Blanket ElementsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Electric Blanket ElementsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Electric Blanket ElementsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Electric Blanket ElementsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Heating Pad ElementsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Heating Pad ElementsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Heating Pad ElementsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Heating Pad ElementsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
High Strength Transmission LinesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
High Strength Transmission LinesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
High Strength Transmission LinesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
High Strength Transmission LinesMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
Rail bandsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Rail bandsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Rail bandsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Rail bandsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Rail bandsWelding CharacteristicsArc Erosion Resistant
Spring ContactsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Spring ContactsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Spring ContactsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Spring ContactsMechanical PropertiesHigh Modulus of Elasticity
Spring ContactsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Spring ContactsSolderabilitySolderability
Spring ContactsWelding CharacteristicsArc Erosion Resistant
Switch Gear ComponentsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Switch Gear ComponentsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Switch Gear ComponentsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Switch Gear ComponentsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Switch Gear ComponentsSolderabilitySolderability
Switch Gear ComponentsWelding CharacteristicsArc Erosion Resistant
Trolley WireConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Trolley WireConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Trolley WireCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Trolley WireMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Trolley WireWelding CharacteristicsArc Erosion Resistant
Wave Guide CavitiesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Wave Guide CavitiesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Wave Guide CavitiesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Wave Guide CavitiesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Wave Guide CavitiesSolderabilitySolderability
Applicable Specifications

No applicable specifications for this alloy

Corrosion Properties

No information available.