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Chemical Composition
Element
Cu(1)PbSnZnFeP
(1) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.5% min.
Min (%)1.00.03
Max (%)Rem0.051.70.300.100.35
Mechanical Properties*
Form
Temper
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
(ksi)
YS-0.5% Ext
(ksi)
Elongation
(%)
Rockwell B scale
Rockwell F scale
Rockwell 30T scale
Torsion Modulus
(ksi)
Fatigue Strength**
(ksi)
Section Size
(in)
Cold Work
(%)
Flat Products1/2 HardH0255   Typ
16   Typ
64   Typ
60   Typ
0.04
HardH0465   Typ
50   Typ
8   Typ
75   Typ
67   Typ
6.4   Typ
0.04
Nominal Grain Size 0.025 mmOS02540   Typ
14   Typ
48   Typ
68   Typ
0.04
SpringH0875   Typ
4   Typ
79   Typ
70   Typ
0.04
WireHardH0479   Typ
1   Typ
32   Typ
0.0880
H0472   Typ
4   Typ
0.4670
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C). ** Fatigue Strength: 100 x 106 cycles, unless indicated as [N] x 106.
Physical Properties
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1970
Melting Point - Solidus°F1900
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.321
Specific Gravity8.89
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F48
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F120
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-57210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 572°F)9.9
Specific Heat CapacityBtu/ lb /°F at 68°F0.09
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi17000
Modulus of Rigidityksi6400
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
SolderingExcellent
BrazingExcellent
Oxyacetylene WeldingFair
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingGood
Coated Metal Arc WeldingFair
Spot WeldNot Recommended
Seam WeldNot Recommended
Butt WeldExcellent
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedExcellent
Capacity for Being Hot FormedGood
Machinability Rating20
Common Fabrication Processes
  • Blanking
  • Forming and Bending
  • Heading and Upsetting
  • Shearing
  • Squeezing and Swaging
    
Thermal Properties
Treatment Minimum* Maximum*
* Temperature is measured in Fahrenheit.
Annealing9001200
Hot Treatment14501600
Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
ElectricalContactsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
ContactsConductivity (Thermal)High Thermal Conductivity
ContactsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
ContactsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Electrical ConnectorsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Electrical ConnectorsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Electrical ConnectorsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Electrical ConnectorsThermal PropertiesResistance to Stress Relaxation - up to 75 C.
Fuse ClipsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Fuse ClipsConductivity (Thermal)High Thermal Conductivity
Fuse ClipsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Fuse ClipsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Pole Line HardwareConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Pole Line HardwareConductivity (Thermal)High Thermal Conductivity
Pole Line HardwareCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Pole Line HardwareMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Switch PartsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Switch PartsConductivity (Thermal)High Thermal Conductivity
Switch PartsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Switch PartsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
FastenersFastenersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
FastenersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
FastenersMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
FastenersMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
WashersConductivity (Thermal)High Thermal Conductivity
WashersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
WashersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
WashersForming CharacteristicsFormability
WashersMachining PropertiesMachinability, Good
WashersMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
IndustrialDiaphragmsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
DiaphragmsForming CharacteristicsFormability
DiaphragmsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Flexible HoseCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Flexible HoseForming CharacteristicsFormability
Flexible HoseMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Seamless Metal HoseCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Seamless Metal HoseCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
Seamless Metal HoseForming CharacteristicsFormability
Seamless Metal HoseMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Strip Wound HosesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Strip Wound HosesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
Strip Wound HosesForming CharacteristicsFormability
Strip Wound HosesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Applicable Specifications
Form Application System Standard Description
StripFlexible HoseASTMB508COPPER ALLOY STRIP FOR FLEXIBLE METAL HOSE
WireASTMB105HARD-DRAWN COPPER ALLOY WIRES FOR ELECTRICAL CONDUCTORS
TrollyASTMB9BRONZE TROLLEY WIRE
Corrosion Properties

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