Find suppliers for this alloyC18100
Chemical Composition
(1) Cu value includes Ag. (2) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.5% min.
Min (%)98.70.400.030.08
Max (%)
Mechanical Properties*
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
YS-0.2% Offset
Rockwell B scale
Section Size
Cold Work
Flat ProductsHardH0467   Typ
62   Typ
6   Typ
H0472   Typ
66   Typ
10   Typ
WireHardH0472   Typ
66   Typ
5   Typ
H0485   Typ
75   Typ
13   Typ
H0470   Typ
63   Typ
6   Typ
H0473   Typ
66   Typ
4   Typ
H0480   Typ
69   Typ
12   Typ
H0475   Typ
68   Typ
11   Typ
80   Typ
H0470   Typ
10   Typ
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C).
Physical Properties
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1967
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.319
Specific Gravity8.88
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F80
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F187
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-21210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 212°F)9.3
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-39210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 392°F)10.2
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-57210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 572°F)10.7
Specific Heat CapacityBtu/ lb /°F at 68°F0.094
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi18200
Modulus of Rigidityksi6800
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
Oxyacetylene WeldingNot Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingGood
Spot WeldNot Recommended
Seam WeldNot Recommended
Butt WeldFair
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedExcellent
Capacity for Being Hot FormedExcellent
Common Fabrication Processes
  • Bending
  • Drawing
  • Extruding
  • heading
  • Hot forging
  • Hot rolling
  • Machining
  • Swaging
Thermal Properties
Treatment Minimum* Maximum* Value* Time** Medium
* Temperature is measured in Fahrenheit. ** Time is measured in minutes.
Solution Treatment165017901Water
Precipitation Treatment8401Air
Hot Treatment14501700
Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
ElectricalCircuit BreakersConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Circuit BreakersConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Circuit BreakersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Circuit BreakersCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
Circuit BreakersMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Circuit BreakersSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Circuit BreakersSolderabilitySolderability
ContactsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
ContactsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
ContactsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
ContactsCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
ContactsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
ContactsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Heat SinksConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Heat SinksCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Heat SinksMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
High Temperature WireConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
High Temperature WireConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
High Temperature WireCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
High Temperature WireCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
High Temperature WireMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
High Temperature WireSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
High Temperature WireSolderabilitySolderability
Resistance Welding TipsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Resistance Welding TipsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Resistance Welding TipsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Resistance Welding TipsCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
Resistance Welding TipsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Resistance Welding TipsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Resistance Welding WheelsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Resistance Welding WheelsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Resistance Welding WheelsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Resistance Welding WheelsCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
Resistance Welding WheelsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Resistance Welding WheelsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Semi Conductor BasesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Semi Conductor BasesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Semi Conductor BasesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Semi Conductor BasesCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
Semi Conductor BasesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Semi Conductor BasesSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Semi Conductor BasesSolderabilitySolderability
SwitchesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
SwitchesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
SwitchesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
SwitchesCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
SwitchesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
SwitchesSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
IndustrialContinuous Casting MoldsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Continuous Casting MoldsCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
Continuous Casting MoldsFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Characteristics
Continuous Casting MoldsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Continuous Casting MoldsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
FastenersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
FastenersMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Fusion Energy TargetsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Fusion Energy TargetsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Fusion Energy TargetsCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
Fusion Energy TargetsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Fusion Energy TargetsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Resistance Welding EquipmentConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Resistance Welding EquipmentHeat TreatabilityHeat Treatable
Resistance Welding EquipmentMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
Solar CollectorsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Solar CollectorsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Solar CollectorsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Solar CollectorsCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
Solar CollectorsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Solar CollectorsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Solar CollectorsSolderabilitySolderability
OtherStressed PartsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Stressed PartsHeat TreatabilityHeat Treatable
Stressed PartsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Applicable Specifications

No applicable specifications for this alloy

Corrosion Properties

No information available.