Flat, Shaped and Round Wire 
ASTM B152, ASTM B747, QQ-C-576 


Electrical/electronic and solar applications where strength is not required. Additional applications are downspouts, gutters, roofing, gaskets, heat sinks, busbars, nails, printing rolls, rivets, etc. parts. 


In general, copper alloys exhibit good to excellent corrosion resistance and high thermal conductivity and very high electrical conductivity. Pure copper's electrical conductivity is so high that many metals are measured against it in the form of the IACS (International Annealed Copper Standard). 

Chemistry Typical 


C10100    99.99 min    0.0005 max                                               0.0005 max 

C10200    99.95 min    0.001 max                           0.0003 max 

C10400    99.95 min    0.001 max      0.027 min 

C10500    99.95 min    0.001 max      0.034 min 

C10700    99.95 min    0.001 max      0.085 min 

C11000    99.90 min 

C12000    99.90 min                                               0.004-0.012

C12100    99.90 min                          0.014             0.004-0.012

C15000    Balance*                                                                       0.10-0.20 Zr

C15500    99.75 min                          0.027-0.10      0 .040-0 .080  0.08-0.13 Mg

* Contact Ulbrich Wire for request regarding the availability of other copper alloys.
* Contact Ulbrich Technical Department for limits for additional trace elements and impurity levels.
* Copper Values include Silver.
* Copper plus named elements.

Physical Properties 

Typical Density: 0.332 lbs/in3, 8.92 g/cm3

Electrical Conductivity:(% IACS at 68° F 20°C, annealed): 85-101% 

Specific Heat: BTU/lb-° F (J/g-°C): 0.0920 (0.385) 

Mean Coefficient of Thermal Expansion: µin/in-° F (µm/m-°C) 68 - 572 °F (20 - 300 °C): 9.8 (17.6) 

Thermal Conductivity: BTU-in/hr-ft2-° F (W/m•K): 2712 (390.8) 

Modulus of Elasticity: KSI (MPa) 17 x 103 in tension 

Melting Range: 1981 °F (1083 °C) 


Profile, Round, Flat, Square 

Mechanical Properties at Room Temperature 

Properties: Annealed Typical 

Ultimate Tensile Strength: 26 - 38 KSI (179 - 262 MPa) 

Yield Strength: 10 KSI (69 MPa) Nominal 

Elongation: 35%

Properties: Tempered

Copper alloys can be cold worked to various tempers. 

*Actual physical and mechanical properties are alloy dependent. Contact Ulbrich Technical Service for alloy specific properties.

Additional Properties 

Corrosion Resistance 

Contact Ulbrich Wire for specific information. 

Wire Finishes 

XC - Extra clean. Annealed or annealed and cold rolled. Contact Ulbrich Wire with special finish requests. 

Heat Treatment 

Copper alloys are non hardenable by heat treatment. 


Contact Ulbrich Wire for specific information. 

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