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Chemical Composition
(1) Cu value includes Ag. (2) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.5% min. (3) For optimum DZR properties , Zn should not exceed 38%. (4) P may be substituted for As.
Min (%)
Max (%)
Mechanical Properties*
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
YS-0.5% Ext
Rockwell B scale
Vickers Hardness, 500 gm
BarCast and Annealed (homogenized)O1050   Typ
24   Typ
20   Typ
53   Typ
102   Typ
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C).
Physical Properties
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1688
Melting Point - Solidus°F166
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.305
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F28
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-57210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 572°F)11.4
Specific Heat CapacityBtu/ lb /°F at 68°F0.9
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi14504
Casting Characteristics

No casting characteristics for this alloy

Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
Oxyacetylene WeldingExcellent
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingFair
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Spot WeldGood
Seam WeldPoor
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedGood
Capacity for Being Hot FormedGood
Forgeability Rating85
Machinability Rating85
Fabrication Process Properties

No fabrication process properties for this alloy

Thermal Characteristics

No thermal characteristics for this alloy

Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
PlumbingPotable water valve bodies, faucets, plumbing components
Applicable Specifications

No applicable specifications for this alloy

Corrosion Properties

No information available.