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Chemical Composition
(1) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.5% min.
Min (%)
Max (%)
Mechanical Properties*
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
YS-0.2% Offset
Vickers Hardness, 3000 gm
Strip, Rod, Bar, Wire & Forgings 1/2 HardH0259   Typ
35   Typ
35   Min
110   Min
As Hot ExtrudedM3058   Typ
27   Typ
36   Min
105   Min
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C).
Physical Properties
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1639
Melting Point - Solidus°F1591
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.303
Specific Gravity8.4
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F22.4
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F59.3
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-57210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 572°F)11.9
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi16000
Modulus of Rigidityksi6000
Poisson's Ratio0.33
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
Oxyacetylene WeldingGood
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Spot WeldNot Recommended
Seam WeldNot Recommended
Butt WeldNot Recommended
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedFair
Capacity for Being Hot FormedGood
Forgeability Rating95
Machinability Rating92
Fabrication Process Properties

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Thermal Characteristics

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Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
PlumbingFittings and valves
Plumbing Fittiings
Applicable Specifications

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Corrosion Properties

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