Find suppliers for this alloyC28500
Chemical Composition
(1) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.1% min.
Min (%)57.0
Max (%)59.00.25Rem0.35
Mechanical Properties*
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
YS-0.5% Ext
Rockwell B scale
Rod & BarHard DrawnH8070   Min
73   Typ
80   Max
44   Min
48   Typ
58   Max
20   Typ
150   Typ
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C).
Physical Properties
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1650
Melting Point - Solidus°F1630
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.303
Specific Gravity8.39
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F29
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F58
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-21210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 212°F)11
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-57210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 572°F)121
Specific Heat CapacityBtu/ lb /°F at 68°F0.09
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi12300
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
Oxyacetylene WeldingGood
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingFair
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Spot WeldGood
Seam WeldNot Recommended
Butt WeldGood
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedFair
Capacity for Being Hot FormedExcellent
Forgeability Rating100
Machinability Rating60
Fabrication Process Properties

No fabrication process properties for this alloy

Thermal Properties
Treatment Minimum* Maximum* Medium
* Temperature is measured in Fahrenheit.
Solution Treatment480660Air
Hot Treatment11501380
Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
PlumbingFittings, valves, taps
Applicable Specifications

No applicable specifications for this alloy

Corrosion Properties

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