Find suppliers for this alloyC18600
Chemical Composition
(1) Cu value includes Ag. (2) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.5% min.
Min (%)
Max (%)Rem0.
Mechanical Properties*
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
YS-0.5% Ext
Flat ProductsMill-hardened Temper, TM - 1/2 HardTM0276   Typ
70   Typ
11   Typ
Mill-hardened Temper, TM - HardTM0484   Typ
80   Typ
8   Typ
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C).
Physical Properties
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1995
Melting Point - Solidus°F1960
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.321
Specific Gravity8.89
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F70
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F162
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 Tensionksi18500
Modulus of Rigidityksi7000
Magnetic Permeability0.9999
Poisson's Ratio0.3
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedExcellent
Capacity for Being Hot FormedExcellent
Fabrication Process Properties

No fabrication process properties for this alloy

Thermal Properties
Treatment Minimum* Maximum*
* Temperature is measured in Fahrenheit.
Hot Treatment14001700
Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
AutomotiveConnectors, automotiveCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Connectors, automotiveMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
ConsumerConnector, applianceCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Connector, applianceCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Chemicals
Connector, applianceCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Fresh Water
Connector, applianceCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
Connector, applianceForming CharacteristicsFormability
Connector, applianceMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
IndustrialConnector, chemical processing sensorCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Connector, chemical processing sensorForming CharacteristicsFormability
Connector, chemical processing sensorFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
Connector, chemical processing sensorMechanical PropertiesHigh Modulus of Elasticity
Connector, chemical processing sensorMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Applicable Specifications

No applicable specifications for this alloy

Corrosion Properties

No information available.