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Chemical Composition
(1) In determining Cu min., Cu may be calculated as Cu + Ni. (2) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.1% min. (3) Ni value includes Co.
Min (%)59.0
Max (%)
Mechanical Properties*
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
YS-0.5% Ext
Rockwell B scale
Brinell Hardness, 500 kg load
As Permanent Mold CastAs Permanent Mold CastM0554   Typ
23   Typ
34   Typ
53   Typ
As Sand CastAs Sand CastM0160   Typ
23   Typ
40   Typ
55   Typ
85   Typ
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C).
Physical Properties
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1652
Melting Point - Solidus°F1634
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.304
Specific Gravity8.41
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F26
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F67
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-21210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 212°F)11.8
Specific Heat CapacityBtu/ lb /°F at 68°F0.09
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi15000
Casting Characteristics
Casting Attribute Level
Casting YieldMedium
Effect of Section SizeLow
Patternmakers Shrinkageinches per inch3/16
Shrinkage in SolidificationMedium
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
Oxyacetylene WeldingNot Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Machinability Rating80
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
ArchitectureOrnamental CastingsAppearancePleasing Yellow Color
Ornamental CastingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Ornamental CastingsMachining PropertiesMachinability, Good
Ornamental CastingsMachining PropertiesPolishing Characteristics
Ornamental CastingsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Builders HardwareHardware FittingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Hardware FittingsMachining PropertiesMachinability, Good
Hardware FittingsMachining PropertiesPolishing Characteristics
Hardware FittingsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
IndustrialBushingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
BushingsMachining PropertiesMachinability, Good
BushingsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Applicable Specifications
Corrosion Properties

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