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Chemical Composition
Element
Cu(1,2)FeAlBeCoSi
(1) Cu value includes Ag. (2) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.5% min.
Min (%)0.42.4
Max (%)Rem0.100.200.72.70.20
Mechanical Properties*
Form
Temper
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
(ksi)
YS-0.2% Offset
YS-0.5% Ext
(ksi)
Elongation
(%)
Rockwell B scale
Rockwell 30T scale
Section Size
(in)
Flat ProductsHard and Precipitation Heat TreatedTH04110   Min for Standard
95   Min for Standard
8   Min for Standard
98   Typ
81   Typ
Precipitation HardenedTF00100   Min for Standard
80   Min for Standard
10   Min for Standard
96   Typ
80   Typ
Solution Heat TreatedTB0035   Min for Standard
25   Min for Standard
20   Min for Standard
32   Typ
36   Typ
Solution Heat Treated and Cold Worked: 1/2 HardTD0268   Typ
60   Typ
8   Typ
70   Typ
64   Typ
Solution Heat Treated and Cold Worked: HardTD0470   Min for Standard
55   Min for Standard
3   Min for Standard
83   Typ
72   Typ
ForgingsPrecipitation HardenedTF00115   Typ
90   Typ
92   Min
4
Solution Heat TreatedTB0042   Typ
20   Typ
50   Max
RodHard and Precipitation Heat TreatedTH04115   Typ
110   Typ
14   Typ
98   Typ
Precipitation HardenedTF00110   Typ
90   Typ
18   Typ
96   Typ
Solution Heat TreatedTB0045   Typ
25   Typ
28   Typ
35   Typ
Solution Heat Treated and Cold Worked: HardTD0472   Typ
65   Typ
12   Typ
68   Typ
TubeHard and Precipitation Heat TreatedTH04110   Min for Standard
80   Min
10  
95   Min
Precipitation HardenedTF00100   Min for Standard
80   Min for Standard
45   Min for Standard
92   Min for Standard
Solution Heat TreatedTB0035   Min for Standard
50   Max
Solution Heat Treated and Cold Worked: HardTD0465   Min for Standard
60   Min for Standard
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C).
Physical Properties
(1) Cold worked and precipitation hardened condition. Actual value is 45-48.
(2) Actual value is 120-150
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1955
Melting Point - Solidus°F1885
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.311
Specific Gravity8.62
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F45(1)
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F120(2)
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-39210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 392°F)9.8
Specific Heat CapacityBtu/ lb /°F at 68°F0.1
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi19000
Modulus of Rigidityksi7500
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
SolderingGood
BrazingGood
Oxyacetylene WeldingNot Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingFair
Coated Metal Arc WeldingFair
Spot WeldGood
Seam WeldFair
Butt WeldFair
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedExcellent
Capacity for Being Hot FormedGood
Machinability Rating40
Common Fabrication Processes
  • Blanking
  • Drilling
  • Forming and Bending
  • Tapping
  • Turning
    
Thermal Properties
Treatment Minimum* Maximum* Value* Time** Medium
* Temperature is measured in Fahrenheit. ** Time is measured in minutes.
Solution Treatment155017001Water
Precipitation Treatment9003Air
Hot Treatment12001750
Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
ElectricalConductorsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
ConductorsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
ConductorsCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
ConductorsMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
ConductorsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
ConductorsSolderabilitySolderability
ConnectorsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
ConnectorsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
ConnectorsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
ConnectorsMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
ConnectorsMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
ConnectorsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Fuse ClipsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Fuse ClipsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Fuse ClipsMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
Relay PartsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Relay PartsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Relay PartsCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
Relay PartsMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
Relay PartsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Relay PartsSolderabilitySolderability
Switch PartsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Switch PartsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Switch PartsCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
Switch PartsMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
Switch PartsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Switch PartsSolderabilitySolderability
FastenersFastenersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
FastenersMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
IndustrialDie casting plunger tipsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Die casting plunger tipsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Die casting plunger tipsCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
Die casting plunger tipsFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
Die casting plunger tipsMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
Die casting plunger tipsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Resistance and Spot Welding TipsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Resistance and Spot Welding TipsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Resistance and Spot Welding TipsCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
Resistance and Spot Welding TipsMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
Resistance and Spot Welding TipsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Resistance Welding EquipmentConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Resistance Welding EquipmentHeat TreatabilityHeat Treatable
Resistance Welding EquipmentMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
Seam Welding DiesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Seam Welding DiesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Seam Welding DiesCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
Seam Welding DiesMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
Seam Welding DiesSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
SpringsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
SpringsMechanical PropertiesFatigue Resistance
SpringsMechanical PropertiesHigh Modulus of Elasticity
SpringsMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
Tooling for Plastic MoldsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Tooling for Plastic MoldsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Tooling for Plastic MoldsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Tooling for Plastic MoldsMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
Tooling for Plastic MoldsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
OtherStressed PartsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Stressed PartsHeat TreatabilityHeat Treatable
Stressed PartsMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
Applicable Specifications
Form Specific Sub-Form System Standard Description
BarASTMB441COPPER-COBALT-BERYLLIUM (UNS NO. C17500) AND COPPER-NICKEL-BERYLLIUM (UNS NO. C17510) ROD AND BAR
ASTMB534COPPER-COBALT-BERYLLIUM ALLOY, PLATE, SHEET, STRIP, AND ROLLED BAR
Extrusions
Forgings
Forgings & ExtrusionsASTMB870COPPER-BERYLLIUM ALLOY FORGINGS AND EXTRUSION ALLOYS (UNS Nos. C17500 AND C17510)
PlateASTMB534COPPER-COBALT-BERYLLIUM ALLOY, PLATE, SHEET, STRIP, AND ROLLED BAR
RodASTMB441COPPER-COBALT-BERYLLIUM (UNS NO. C17500) AND COPPER-NICKEL-BERYLLIUM (UNS NO. C17510) ROD AND BAR
SAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
Seamless tubeASTMB937COPPER-BERYLLIUM SEAMLESS TUBE (UNS Nos.17500 and 17510)
ShapesSAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
SheetASTMB534COPPER-COBALT-BERYLLIUM ALLOY, PLATE, SHEET, STRIP, AND ROLLED BAR
StripASTMB534COPPER-COBALT-BERYLLIUM ALLOY, PLATE, SHEET, STRIP, AND ROLLED BAR
Electric Connector & Spring ContactASTMB888/B88MCOPPER ALLOY STRIP FOR USE IN MANUFACTURE OF ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS OR SPRING CONTACTS
MILITARYMIL-C-81021COPPER BERYLLIUM ALLOY (COPPER ALLOY NUMBERS C17500 AND C17510) STRIP
SAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
TubeSAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
Corrosion Properties

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