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Chemical Composition
(1) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.85% min.
Min (%)0.0040.500.03
Max (%)Rem0.020.800.10
Mechanical Properties*
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
YS-0.2% Offset
Vickers Hardness, 3000 gm
RodHard and Precipitation Heat TreatedTH0470   Min
74   Typ
61   Min
70   Typ
20   Typ
150   Typ
Precipitation Heat Treated or Spinodal Heat Treated and HardTL0473   Min
83   Typ
70   Min
80   Typ
14   Typ
150   Typ
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C).
Physical Properties
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1976
Melting Point - Solidus°F1958
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.321
Specific Gravity8.89
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F85
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F185
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-57210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 572°F)9.7
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi17000
Magnetic Permeability1.01
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
Oxyacetylene WeldingNot Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Spot WeldGood
Seam WeldGood
Butt WeldGood
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedGood
Capacity for Being Hot FormedGood
Forgeability Rating65
Machinability Rating20
Fabrication Process Properties

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Thermal Characteristics

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Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
ElectricalResistance welding electrodes
Applicable Specifications
Corrosion Properties

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