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Chemical Composition
Element
Cu(1,2)ZnFePAsCaCrLiSi
(1) Cu value includes Ag. (2) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.5% min.
Min (%)0.40
Max (%)Rem0.70.150.050.0050.0051.20.050.10
Mechanical Properties*
Form
Temper
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
(ksi)
YS-0.5% Ext
(ksi)
Elongation
(%)
Rockwell B scale
Rockwell F scale
Section Size
(in)
Cold Work
(%)
Flat Products1/4 Hard and Precipitation Heat TreatedTH0167   Typ
59   Typ
14   Typ
79   Typ
0.0450
Precipitation HardenedTF0051   Typ
36   Typ
22   Typ
59   Typ
0.04
Solution Heat TreatedTB0034   Typ
19   Typ
40   Typ
16   Typ
0.04
Solution Heat Treated and Cold Worked: 1/8 HardTD0053   Typ
51   Typ
6   Typ
66   Typ
0.0450
PlatePrecipitation HardenedTF0056   Typ
40   Typ
30   Typ
68   Typ
3
TF0058   Typ
42   Typ
25   Typ
70   Typ
2
Rod1/4 Hard and Precipitation Heat TreatedTH0177   Typ
67   Typ
19   Typ
83   Typ
0.550
TH0177   Typ
65   Typ
16   Typ
82   Typ
0.560.5
TH0174   Typ
73   Typ
5   Typ
0.15690
Precipitation HardenedTF0070   Typ
65   Typ
18   Typ
75   Typ
2
TF0070   Typ
55   Typ
21   Typ
70   Typ
0.5
TF0072   Typ
65   Typ
18   Typ
80   Typ
1
TF0065   Typ
55   Typ
18   Typ
70   Typ
3
TF0055   Typ
43   Typ
25   Typ
68   Typ
4
Solution Heat TreatedTB0045   Typ
14   Typ
40   Typ
0.5
Solution Heat Treated and Cold Worked: 1/8 HardTD0057   Typ
56   Typ
11   Typ
65   Typ
0.560.5
TD0086   Typ
77   Typ
14   Typ
0.15691
TubeAnnealedO6140   Typ
15   Typ
50   Typ
59   Typ
Solution Heat Treated and Cold Worked: 1/2 HardTD0269   Typ
63   Typ
26   Typ
84   Typ
76
Solution Heat Treated and Cold Worked: 1/8 HardTD0059   Typ
57   Typ
21   Typ
67   Typ
76
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C).
Physical Properties
(1) Solution heat treated, cold worked (50% minimum) and aged.
(2) Solution heat treated, cold worked (50% minimum) and aged.
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1967
Melting Point - Solidus°F1958
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.321
Specific Gravity8.89
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F80(1)
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F187(2)
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-21210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 212°F)9.8
Specific Heat CapacityBtu/ lb /°F at 68°F0.092
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi17000
Modulus of Rigidityksi7200
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
SolderingGood
BrazingGood
Oxyacetylene WeldingNot Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingGood
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Spot WeldNot Recommended
Seam WeldNot Recommended
Butt WeldFair
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedExcellent
Capacity for Being Hot FormedGood
Forgeability Rating80
Machinability Rating20
Common Fabrication Processes
  • Bending
  • Cold working
  • Drawing
  • Forging
  • heading
  • Hot working
  • Impacting
  • Rolling
  • Swaging
    
Thermal Properties
Treatment Minimum* Maximum* Value* Time** Medium
* Temperature is measured in Fahrenheit. ** Time is measured in minutes.
Solution Treatment180018500.5Water
Precipitation Treatment8603Air
Hot Treatment15001700
Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
ElectricalArcing and Bridging PartsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Arcing and Bridging PartsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Arcing and Bridging PartsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Arcing and Bridging PartsWelding CharacteristicsArc Erosion Resistant
Cable ConnectorsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Cable ConnectorsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Cable ConnectorsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Cable ConnectorsSolderabilitySolderability
Circuit Breaker PartsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Circuit Breaker PartsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Circuit Breaker PartsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
ContactsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
ContactsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
ContactsForming CharacteristicsFormability
ContactsMechanical PropertiesModerate to High Strength
ContactsMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Current Carrying Arms and ShaftsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Current Carrying Arms and ShaftsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Current Carrying Arms and ShaftsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Current Carrying Arms and ShaftsCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
Electric Motor PartsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Electric Motor PartsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Electric Motor PartsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Electric Motor PartsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Electric Motor PartsMechanical PropertiesModerate to High Strength
Electric Motor PartsMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Electrical Conductors Requiring Greater Strength than CopperConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Electrical Conductors Requiring Greater Strength than CopperConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Electrical Conductors Requiring Greater Strength than CopperCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Electrical Conductors Requiring Greater Strength than CopperMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Generator ComponentsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Generator ComponentsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Generator ComponentsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Generator ComponentsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Generator ComponentsMechanical PropertiesModerate to High Strength
Generator ComponentsMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Grid Side rods in Electron TubesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Grid Side rods in Electron TubesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Grid Side rods in Electron TubesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Grid Side rods in Electron TubesSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Semi Conductor BasesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Semi Conductor BasesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Semi Conductor BasesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Semi Conductor BasesForming CharacteristicsFormability
Semi Conductor BasesMechanical PropertiesModerate to High Strength
Semi Conductor BasesMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
Switch ContactsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Switch ContactsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Switch ContactsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Switch ContactsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Switch ContactsSolderabilitySolderability
Switch GearsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Switch GearsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Switch GearsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Switch GearsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Thermal Conductors Requiring Greater Strength than CopperConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Thermal Conductors Requiring Greater Strength than CopperConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Thermal Conductors Requiring Greater Strength than CopperCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Thermal Conductors Requiring Greater Strength than CopperMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Wire, High TemperatureConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Wire, High TemperatureConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Wire, High TemperatureCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Wire, High TemperatureForming CharacteristicsFormability
Wire, High TemperatureMechanical PropertiesModerate to High Strength
Wire, High TemperatureMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at High Temperatures
IndustrialElectrode Holder JawsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Electrode Holder JawsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Electrode Holder JawsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Electrode Holder JawsCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
Electrode Holder JawsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Flash Welding ElectrodesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Flash Welding ElectrodesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Flash Welding ElectrodesCorrosion ResistanceOxidation Resistance
Flash Welding ElectrodesSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
MoldsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
MoldsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
MoldsCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
MoldsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
MoldsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Resistance Welding ElectrodesConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Resistance Welding ElectrodesConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Resistance Welding ElectrodesCorrosion ResistanceOxidation Resistance
Resistance Welding ElectrodesSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Resistance Welding EquipmentConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Resistance Welding EquipmentCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Resistance Welding EquipmentMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Seam Welding WheelsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Seam Welding WheelsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Seam Welding WheelsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Seam Welding WheelsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
Spot Welding TipsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Spot Welding TipsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Spot Welding TipsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Spot Welding TipsCreep PropertiesCreep Resistant
Spot Welding TipsSoftening ResistanceResistance to Thermal Softening
OtherStressed PartsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Stressed PartsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Stressed PartsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Applicable Specifications
Form Sub-Form System Standard Description
BarMILITARYMIL-C-19311COPPER-CHROMIUM-ALLOY FORGINGS, ROD, BAR, AND STRIP
SAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
ForgingsForgingsMILITARYMIL-C-19311COPPER-CHROMIUM-ALLOY FORGINGS, ROD, BAR, AND STRIP
ForgingsSAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
ForgingsSAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
RodMILITARYMIL-C-19311COPPER-CHROMIUM-ALLOY FORGINGS, ROD, BAR, AND STRIP
SAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
StripMILITARYMIL-C-19311COPPER-CHROMIUM-ALLOY FORGINGS, ROD, BAR, AND STRIP
Corrosion Properties

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