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Chemical Composition
Element
Cu(1)PbSnZnFe
(1) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.7% min.
Min (%)94.00.7
Max (%)96.00.051.3Rem0.05
Mechanical Properties*
Form
Temper
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
(ksi)
YS-0.2% Offset
YS-0.5% Ext
(ksi)
Elongation
(%)
Rockwell B scale
Rockwell F scale
Rockwell 30T scale
Shear Strength
(ksi)
Ultimate Tensile Strength in Shear
(ksi)
Section Size
(in)
Flat Products1/2 HardH0252   Typ
50   Typ
43   Typ
15   Typ
60   Typ
56   Typ
37   Typ
0.04
H0252   Typ
50   Typ
15   Typ
37   Typ
0.04
1/4 HardH0147   Typ
36   Typ
36   Typ
30   Typ
46   Typ
47   Typ
35   Typ
0.04
3/4 HardH0358   Typ
56   Typ
49   Typ
12   Typ
67   Typ
62   Typ
38   Typ
0.04
Extra HardH0669   Typ
67   Typ
60   Typ
7   Typ
76   Typ
69   Typ
41   Typ
0.04
Extra SpringH1078   Typ
76   Typ
3   Typ
45   Typ
0.04
H1078   Typ
76   Typ
70   Typ
3   Typ
82   Typ
72   Typ
45   Typ
0.04
HardH0464   Typ
62   Typ
55   Typ
10   Typ
72   Typ
65   Typ
39   Typ
0.04
Nominal Grain Size 0.015 mmOS01542   Typ
14   Typ
13   Typ
47   Typ
64   Typ
24   Typ
33   Typ
33   Typ
0.04
Nominal Grain Size 0.025 mmOS02541   Typ
11   Typ
12   Typ
48   Typ
13   Typ
33   Typ
0.04
Nominal Grain Size 0.035 mmOS03539   Typ
10   Typ
49   Typ
31   Typ
0.04
OS03539   Typ
10   Typ
12   Typ
49   Typ
55   Typ
10   Typ
31   Typ
0.04
SpringH0874   Typ
72   Typ
63   Typ
4   Typ
79   Typ
71   Typ
43   Typ
0.04
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C).
Physical Properties
(1) For annealed alloys.
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1940
Melting Point - Solidus°F1875
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.319
Specific Gravity8.83
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F41
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F95
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi18000(1)
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
SolderingExcellent
BrazingExcellent
Oxyacetylene WeldingFair
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingGood
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Spot WeldGood
Seam WeldFair
Butt WeldGood
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedExcellent
Capacity for Being Hot FormedGood
Machinability Rating20
Common Fabrication Processes
  • Blanking
  • Drawing
  • Forming
    
Thermal Properties
Treatment Minimum* Maximum*
* Temperature is measured in Fahrenheit.
Annealing9501240
Hot Treatment15251635
Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
Builders HardwareHardware, StampedAppearanceAppearance
Hardware, StampedCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Hardware, StampedForming CharacteristicsFormability
Hardware, StampedMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
ConsumerDecorative ArticlesAppearanceAppearance
Decorative ArticlesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Decorative ArticlesForming CharacteristicsFormability
Decorative ArticlesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
ElectricalContact springsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Contact springsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Contact springsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Contact springsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Contact springsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Contact springsThermal PropertiesResistance to Stress Relaxation
Electrical ConnectorsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Electrical ConnectorsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Electrical ConnectorsThermal PropertiesResistance to Stress Relaxation
Fuse ClipsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Fuse ClipsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Fuse ClipsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Fuse ClipsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Fuse ClipsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Fuse ClipsSolderabilitySolderability
Fuse ClipsThermal PropertiesResistance to Stress Relaxation
Meter ClipsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Meter ClipsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Meter ClipsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Meter ClipsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Meter ClipsSolderabilitySolderability
Meter ClipsThermal PropertiesResistance to Stress Relaxation
Relay SpringsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Relay SpringsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Relay SpringsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Relay SpringsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Relay SpringsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Relay SpringsThermal PropertiesResistance to Stress Relaxation
TerminalsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
TerminalsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
TerminalsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
TerminalsForming CharacteristicsFormability
TerminalsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
TerminalsSolderabilitySolderability
TerminalsThermal PropertiesResistance to Stress Relaxation
FastenersWashersConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
WashersConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
WashersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
WashersForming CharacteristicsFormability
WashersMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
WashersThermal PropertiesResistance to Stress Relaxation
Applicable Specifications
Form System Standard Description
BarASTMB591COPPER-ZINC-TIN ALLOY PLATE, SHEET, STRIP, AND ROLLED BAR
PlateASTMB591COPPER-ZINC-TIN ALLOY PLATE, SHEET, STRIP, AND ROLLED BAR
SheetASTMB591COPPER-ZINC-TIN ALLOY PLATE, SHEET, STRIP, AND ROLLED BAR
StripASTMB591COPPER-ZINC-TIN ALLOY PLATE, SHEET, STRIP, AND ROLLED BAR
Corrosion Properties

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