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Chemical Composition
Element
Cu(1,2)CdCr
(1) Cu value includes Ag. (2) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.5% min.
Min (%)0.200.20
Max (%)Rem0.60.6
Mechanical Properties*
Form
Temper
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
(ksi)
YS-0.5% Ext
(ksi)
Elongation
(%)
Rockwell B scale
Rockwell F scale
Fatigue Strength**
(ksi)
Section Size
(in)
Cold Work
(%)
Flat Products1/2 Hard and Spinodal Hardened (1/2 TS)TS0262   Typ
50   Typ
24   Typ
99   Typ
0.12525
Precipitation Heat Treated or Spinodal Heat Treated and 1/2 HardTL0268   Typ
61   Typ
12   Typ
103   Typ
0.12525
Solution Heat TreatedTB0032   Typ
10   Typ
55   Typ
41   Typ
0.125
Spinodal Hardened-Low Strength (ATLS) TX0054   Typ
36   Typ
28   Typ
94   Typ
0.125
Rod3/4 Hard and Spinodal Hardened (3/4 TS)TS0361   Typ
53   Typ
23   Typ
68   Typ
230
Hard and Spinodal Hardened TS0462   Typ
53   Typ
30   Typ
71   Typ
25   Typ
0.540
Precipitation Heat Treated or Spinodal Heat Treated and HardTL0469   Typ
63   Typ
17   Typ
73   Typ
230
Precipitation Heat Treated or Spinodal Heat Treated and SpringTL0871   Typ
61   Typ
17   Typ
76   Typ
0.540
WireExtra Spring and Spinodal Hardened TS1070   Typ
10   Typ
0.0499
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C). ** Fatigue Strength: 100 x 106 cycles, unless indicated as [N] x 106.
Physical Properties
(1) Solution heat treated, cold worked and aged.
(2) Solution heat treated, cold worked and aged.
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1976
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.323
Specific Gravity8.94
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F92(1)
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F210(2)
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 Tensionksi20000
Modulus of Rigidityksi7500
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
SolderingExcellent
BrazingExcellent
Oxyacetylene WeldingNot Recommended
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
  • Bending
  • Cold working
  • Drawing
  • Extruding
  • Forging
  • Forming
  • heading
  • Hot working
  • Rolling
  • Upsetting
    
Thermal Properties
Treatment Minimum* Maximum* Value* Time** Medium
* Temperature is measured in Fahrenheit. ** Time is measured in minutes.
Solution Treatment170017601Water
Precipitation Treatment9501Air
Hot Treatment15001700
Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
ElectricalElectrical Applications Where Resistance to Softening at High Temperatures is RequiredCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Electrical Applications Where Resistance to Softening at High Temperatures is RequiredCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
Electrical Applications Where Resistance to Softening at High Temperatures is RequiredMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Electrical Applications Where Resistance to Softening at High Temperatures is RequiredSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Electronic Stud BasesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Electronic Stud BasesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Electronic Stud BasesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Electronic Stud BasesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Electronic Stud BasesSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Electronic Stud BasesSolderabilitySolderability
Fuse ClipsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Fuse ClipsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Fuse ClipsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Fuse ClipsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Fuse ClipsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Fuse ClipsThermal PropertiesResistance to Stress Relaxation
High Strength-High Conductivity WireConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
High Strength-High Conductivity WireConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
High Strength-High Conductivity WireCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
High Strength-High Conductivity WireMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
Switch GearConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Switch GearConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Switch GearHeat TreatabilityHeat Treatable
Switch GearMechanical PropertiesHigh Endurance Limit
Switch GearMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
Switch GearNon-FoulingFatigue Life
Switch GearSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
IndustrialCasting MoldsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Casting MoldsCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
Casting MoldsFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Characteristics
Casting MoldsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Casting MoldsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Cold Headed PartsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Cold Headed PartsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Cold Headed PartsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Cold Headed PartsCorrosion ResistanceStress Corrosion Cracking Resistance
Cold Headed PartsHeat TreatabilityHeat Treatable
Cold Headed PartsMechanical PropertiesDuctility
Cold Headed PartsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Cold Headed PartsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
OtherAerospace ConductorsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Aerospace ConductorsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Aerospace ConductorsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Aerospace ConductorsHeat TreatabilityHeat Treatable
Aerospace ConductorsMechanical PropertiesFatigue Life
Aerospace ConductorsMechanical PropertiesHigh Endurance Limit
Aerospace ConductorsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Aerospace ConductorsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Applicable Specifications

No applicable specifications for this alloy

Corrosion Properties

No information available.