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

Applications 


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. 

Description 


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

UNS#       COPPER*        OXYGEN        SILVER        PHOSPHORUS     ARSENIC

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) 

Forms 


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. 

Welding  

Contact Ulbrich Wire for specific information. 

Limitation of Liability and Disclaimer of Warranty: In no event will Ulbrich Stainless Steels & Special Metals, Inc., be liable for any damages arising from the use of the information included in this document or that it is suitable for the 'applications' noted. We believe the information and data provided to be accurate to the best of our knowledge but, all data is considered typical values only. It is intended for reference and general information and not recommended for specification, design or engineering purposes. Ulbrich assumes no implied or express warranty in regard to the creation or accuracy of the data provided in this document. 

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