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Chemical Composition
(1) In determining Cu min., Cu may be calculated as Cu + Ni. (2) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.3% min. (3) For continuous castings P shall be 1.5% max. (4) Ni value includes Co.
Min (%)
Max (%)
Mechanical Properties*
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
YS-0.5% Ext
Brinell Hardness, 500 kg load
As Sand CastAs Sand CastM0135   Typ
14   Typ
28   Typ
55   Typ
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C).
Physical Properties
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1790
Melting Point - Solidus°F1540
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.312
Specific Gravity8.64
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F16.4
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F41.6
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-57210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 572°F)10
Specific Heat CapacityBtu/ lb /°F at 68°F0.09
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi14000
Casting Characteristics
Casting Attribute Level
Casting YieldHigh
Effect of Section SizeHigh
Patternmakers Shrinkageinches per inch3/16
Shrinkage in SolidificationMedium
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability Footnote
BrazingGoodSince brazing is performed within the hot short range, strain must be avoided during brazing and cooling.
Oxyacetylene WeldingNot Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Coated Metal Arc WeldingFair
Machinability Rating90
Common Fabrication Processes
  • Casting
Thermal Properties
Treatment Value* Time**
* Temperature is measured in Fahrenheit. ** Time is measured in minutes.
Stress Relief500
Solution Treatment0
Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
Builders HardwareGeneral HardwareAppearanceAppearance
General HardwareCasting CharacteristicsCastability
General HardwareMachining CharacteristicsExcellent Machinability
General HardwareMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
ElectricalElectrical EquipmentConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Electrical EquipmentConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Electrical EquipmentCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Electrical EquipmentMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
IndustrialAir FittingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Air FittingsCorrosion ResistanceOxidation Resistance
Air FittingsFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
Air FittingsMachining CharacteristicsExcellent Machinability
Air FittingsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Air FittingsPressure TightPressure Tight
CouplingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
CouplingsFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
CouplingsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Gas FittingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Gas FittingsMachining CharacteristicsExcellent Machinability
Gas FittingsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Gas FittingsPressure TightPressure Tight
Low Pressure Valve FittingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Low Pressure Valve FittingsCorrosion ResistanceOxidation Resistance
Low Pressure Valve FittingsFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
Low Pressure Valve FittingsMachining CharacteristicsExcellent Machinability
Low Pressure Valve FittingsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Pump PartsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Pump PartsMachining CharacteristicsExcellent Machinability
Pump PartsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Pump PartsPressure TightPressure Tight
ValvesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
ValvesFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
ValvesFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistant
ValvesMachining CharacteristicsExcellent Machinability
ValvesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
MarineMarine UseCasting CharacteristicsCastability
Marine UseCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Marine UseCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Fresh Water
Marine UseCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
Marine UseFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
Marine UseMachining CharacteristicsExcellent Machinability
Marine UseMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
PlumbingCocksCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
CocksCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Fresh Water
CocksMachining CharacteristicsExcellent Machinability
CocksMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
CocksPressure TightPressure Tight
FaucetsCasting CharacteristicsCastability
FaucetsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
FaucetsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Fresh Water
FaucetsMachining CharacteristicsExcellent Machinability
FaucetsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
FaucetsPressure TightPressure Tight
Plumbing FixturesAppearanceAppearance
Plumbing FixturesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Plumbing FixturesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Fresh Water
Plumbing FixturesMachining CharacteristicsExcellent Machinability
Plumbing FixturesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
StopsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
StopsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Fresh Water
StopsMachining CharacteristicsExcellent Machinability
StopsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
StopsPressure TightPressure Tight
Waste FittingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Waste FittingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Fresh Water
Waste FittingsMachining CharacteristicsExcellent Machinability
Waste FittingsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Waste FittingsPressure TightPressure Tight
Applicable Specifications
Corrosion Properties

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