Find suppliers for this alloyC18160
Chemical Composition
(1) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.7% min. (2) Includes Ag.
Min (%)0.200.05
Max (%)Rem0.
Mechanical Properties*
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
YS-0.2% Offset
Vickers Hardness, 3000 gm
Flat Products, Rod & BarMill-hardened Temper, TM - HardTM0470   Min
75   Typ
81   Max
65   Min
70   Typ
8   Typ
150   Min
190   Max
Mill-hardened Temper, TM - XHMS SpringTM0878   Min
82   Typ
91   Max
72   Min
70   Typ
4   Typ
160   Min
200   Max
Precipitation or Spinodal Heat-treated, Spring and Thermal Stress RelievedTR0878   Min
81   Typ
90   Max
72   Min
8   Typ
160   Min
190   Max
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C).
Physical Properties
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1976
Melting Point - Solidus°F1958
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.32
Specific Gravity8.9
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F86
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F191
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-57210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 572°F)10
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi19900
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
Oxyacetylene WeldingNot Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingGood
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Spot WeldFair
Seam WeldFair
Butt WeldFair
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedExcellent
Capacity for Being Hot FormedFair
Machinability Rating20
Fabrication Process Properties

No fabrication process properties for this alloy

Thermal Characteristics

No thermal characteristics for this alloy

Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
ElectricalAutomotive Electronic Connectors
Connectors, Automotive
Connectors, Terminals, Contact Springs, Fuse Clamps, Circuit breaker components
Applicable Specifications

No applicable specifications for this alloy

Corrosion Properties

No information available.