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Chemical Composition
Element
Cu(1)PbZnAlSi
(1) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.5% min.
Min (%)79.012.03.0
Max (%)0.0916.00.505.0
Mechanical Properties*
Form
Temper
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
(ksi)
YS-0.5% Ext
(ksi)
Elongation
(%)
Brinell Hardness, 500 kg load
Brinell Hardness, 3000 kg load
Stress Rupture
(ksi)
Charpy V-Notch Impact Strength
(ft-lbs)
Compressive Strength .001 in. set/in.
(ksi)
Compressive Strength .1 in. set/in.
(ksi)
Creep Strength (0.1% per 10,000 hours)
(ksi)
Fatigue Strength**
(ksi)
As Centrifugal CastAs Centrifugal CastM0260   Min for Standard
24   Min for Standard
16   Min for Standard
As Permanent Mold CastAs Permanent Mold CastM0580   Min for Standard
30   Min for Standard
15   Min for Standard
As Sand CastAs Sand CastM0160   Min for Standard
67   Typ
24   Min for Standard
30   Typ
16   Min for Standard
21   Typ
115   Typ
134   Typ
18   Typ
32   Typ
27   Typ
75   Typ
11   Typ
22   Typ
* 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°F1680
Melting Point - Solidus°F1510
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.299
Specific Gravity8.28
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F6.7
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F16
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-57210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 572°F)10.9
Specific Heat CapacityBtu/ lb /°F at 68°F0.09
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi15400
Casting Characteristics
Casting Attribute Level
Casting YieldMedium
DrossingLow
Effect of Section SizeMedium
FluidityHigh
GassingMedium
Patternmakers Shrinkageinches per inch3/16
Shrinkage in SolidificationMedium
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
SolderingExcellent
BrazingExcellent
Oxyacetylene WeldingFair
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingExcellent
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Spot WeldGood
Seam WeldGood
Butt WeldGood
Machinability Rating50
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 HardwareWindow HardwareAppearanceAppearance
Window HardwareCasting CharacteristicsCastability
Window HardwareCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Window HardwareMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
IndustrialBearingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
BearingsMechanical PropertiesDuctility
BearingsMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
FittingsCasting CharacteristicsCastability
FittingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
FittingsMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
GearsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
GearsMechanical PropertiesDuctility
GearsMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
ImpellersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
ImpellersCorrosion ResistanceResists Stress Corrosion Cracking in Marine Environments
ImpellersMechanical PropertiesDuctility
ImpellersMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
LeversCasting CharacteristicsCastability
LeversCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
LeversMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
Pump FixturesCasting CharacteristicsCastability
Pump FixturesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Pump FixturesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Fresh Water
Pump FixturesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Numerous Environments
Pump FixturesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
Pump FixturesMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
Valve BodiesCasting CharacteristicsCastability
Valve BodiesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Valve BodiesMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
MarineBoat PartsCasting CharacteristicsCastability
Boat PartsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Boat PartsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
Boat PartsMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
Small Boat PropellersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Small Boat PropellersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
Small Boat PropellersCorrosion ResistanceResists Stress Corrosion Cracking in Marine Environments
Small Boat PropellersMechanical PropertiesDuctility
Small Boat PropellersMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
PlumbingFixturesCasting CharacteristicsCastability
FixturesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
FixturesMechanical PropertiesHigh Strength
FixturesMechanical PropertiesRetains Strength at Elevated Temperatures
Applicable Specifications
Form Sub-Form System Standard Description
As Centrifugal CastCastingsASTMB271/B271MCOPPER BASE ALLOY CENTRIFUGAL CASTINGS
CastingsSAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
CastingsSAEJ462CAST COPPER ALLOYS
As Permanent Mold CastCastingsASTMB806PERMANENT MOLD CASTINGS
As Sand CastCastingsASTMB584COPPER ALLOY SAND CASTINGS FOR GENERAL APPLICATIONS
CastingsASTMB763/B763MCOPPER ALLOY SAND CASTINGS FOR VALVE APPLICATIONS
Ingot
ASTMB30COPPER BASE ALLOYS IN INGOT FORM
Corrosion Properties

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