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Chemical Composition
Element
Cu(1,2)SnFeCd
(1) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.5% min. (2) Cu value includes Ag.
Min (%)0.500.6
Max (%)Rem0.70.021.0
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
Fatigue Strength**
(ksi)
Section Size
(in)
Cold Work
(%)
BarHardH0456   Typ
52   Typ
23   Typ
60   Typ
.375
Flat ProductsExtra HardH0669   Typ
66   Typ
2   Typ
67   Typ
0.04
Extra SpringH1076   Typ
69   Typ
1.5   Typ
73   Typ
0.04
HardH0466   Typ
5   Typ
79   Typ
0.04
SpringH0873   Typ
66   Typ
2   Typ
72   Typ
0.04
RodExtra HardH0677   Typ
73   Typ
71   Typ
9   Typ
78   Typ
310   Typ
0.567
HardH0465   Typ
55   Typ
15   Typ
75   Typ
0.535
Nominal Grain Size 0.050 mmOS05040   Typ
13   Typ
14   Typ
53   Typ
62   Typ
20   Typ
0.5
WireHardH0495   Typ
0.08
Nominal Grain Size 0.025 mmOS02542   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°F1958
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.321
Specific Gravity8.89
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F60
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F146
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
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
SolderingExcellent
BrazingExcellent
Oxyacetylene WeldingNot Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingFair
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Spot WeldNot Recommended
Seam WeldNot Recommended
Butt WeldExcellent
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 and Punching
    
Thermal Properties
Treatment Minimum* Maximum*
* Temperature is measured in Fahrenheit.
Annealing8001450
Hot Treatment14251600
Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
ElectricalClipsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
ClipsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
ClipsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
ClipsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
ClipsSolderabilitySolderability
ContactsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
ContactsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
ContactsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
ContactsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
ContactsSolderabilitySolderability
ContactsWelding CharacteristicsArc Erosion Resistant
Flat CableConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Flat CableConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Flat CableCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Flat CableMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Flat CableSolderabilitySolderability
Flat CableWelding CharacteristicsArc Erosion Resistant
Flat CableWelding CharacteristicsWeldability
SpringsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
SpringsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
SpringsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
SpringsMechanical PropertiesHigh Modulus of Elasticity
SpringsSolderabilitySolderability
Trolley WireConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Trolley WireConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Trolley WireCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Trolley WireFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
Trolley WireMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
IndustrialResistance Welding ElectrodesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Resistance Welding ElectrodesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Resistance Welding ElectrodesWelding CharacteristicsArc Erosion Resistant
Resistance Welding ElectrodesWelding CharacteristicsWeldability
Applicable Specifications
Form Application System Standard Description
WireASTMB105HARD-DRAWN COPPER ALLOY WIRES FOR ELECTRICAL CONDUCTORS
TrollyASTMB9BRONZE TROLLEY WIRE
Corrosion Properties

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