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C17510 Copper

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C17510 Copper

ASTM B441 (ROD), ASTM B534 (PLATE) , RWMA Class III

Primarily utilized in applications that require high thermal or electric conductivity. The alloy offers good strength and hardness characteristics coupled with conductivity in the range of 45-60 percent of copper with ultimate tensile and hardness properties approaching 140 ksi and RB 100 respectively.

Typical Uses for C17510 Beryllium Copper:

ELECTRICAL: Instrument Parts, Connectors, Heavy Duty, Relay Parts, Conductors, Switch Parts, Fuse Clips

FASTENERS: Washers, Fasteners, Lock Washers, Retaining Rings, Roll Pins, Screws, Bolts

INDUSTRIAL: High Flux Electromagnets, Thermal Transfer Plates, Welding Equipment, Springs, Die Casting Plunger Tips

Sizes Available From NBM

SOLID BAR: 1/4" . 6" diameter

RECTANGLES: 3/8" x 1/2" . 1" x 3" thickness x width

SQUARES: 3/8" . 3" square

PLATES: 2" . 5" thickness

DISCS & RINGS: forged to size

HONED TUBES: up to 4" OD

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Al Be Co Cu Fe Ni Si
Min/Max 0.2 0.2 - 0.6 0.3 Rem 0.1 1.4 - 2.2 0.2
Nominals - 0.4000 - 97.8000 - 1.8000 -
Product Type Temper Type
Bar ASTM B441
Bar, Rolled ASTM B534
Plate ASTM B534
Rod ASTM B441, SAE J463, J461
Shapes SAE J463, J461
Sheet ASTM B534
Strip ASTM B534, MILITARY MIL-C-81021, SAE J463, J461
Tube SAE J463, J461
Temper Sect. Size Cold Work Type Min Temp Tensile Strength YS
0.05% UL
YS
0.02% Offset
YS
0.005% Offset
Elong. RH
B
RH
C
RH
F
RH
30T
VH
500
BH
500
BH
3000
Shear
Strgth
Fatigue
Strgth
Izod
Impact
Strgth
- in. % - F ksi ksi ksi ksi % B C F 30T 500 500 3000 ksi ksi ft-lb
- mm. - - C MPa MPa MPa MPa - - - - - - - - MPa MPa J
FLAT PRODUCTS
TF00 0 68 110 90 - - - - - - - - - - - -
TF00 0 0 TYP 20 758 621 - - 12 96 - - 80 - - - - - 0
TD04 0 68 78 70 - - - - - - - - - - - -
TD04 0 0 TYP 20 538 483 - - 5 83 - - 72 - - - - - 0
TH02 0 68 115 108 - - - - - - - - - - 35 -
TH02 0 0 TYP 20 793 745 - - 8 98 - - 81 - - - 241 - 0
TD02 0 68 68 60 - - - - - - - - - - - -
TD02 0 0 TYP 20 469 414 - - 8 70 - - 64 - - - - - 0
TB00 0 68 45 25 - - - - - - - - - - - -
TB00 0 0 TYP 20 310 172 - - 28 32 - - 36 - - - - - 0
TH04 0 68 115 110 - - - - - - - - - - - -
TH04 0 0 TYP 20 793 758 - - 8 96 - - 81 - - - - - 0
FORGINGS
TF00 4.02 68 115 90 - - - - - - - - - - - -
TF00 102 0 TYP 20 794 620 - - - 92 - - - - - - - - 0
TB00 0 68 42 - 20 - - - - - - - - - - -
TB00 0 0 TYP 20 293 - 138 - - 50 - - - - - - - - 0
ROD
TF00 0 68 110 90 - - - - - - - - - - - -
TF00 0 0 TYP 20 758 621 - - 18 96 - - - - - - - - 0
TH04 0 68 115 110 - - - - - - - - - - - -
TH04 0 0 TYP 20 793 758 - - 14 98 - - - - - - - - 0
TB00 0 68 45 25 - - - - - - - - - - - -
TB00 0 0 TYP 20 310 172 - - 28 35 - - - - - - - - 0
TD04 0 68 72 65 - - - - - - - - - - - -
TD04 0 0 TYP 20 496 448 - - 12 68 - - - - - - - - 0
Product Property US Customary Metric
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 9.8 . 10-6 per oF (68-392 F) 17.6 . 10 6? per °C (20-200 C)
Density 0.317 lb/in3 @ 68 F 8.77 gm/cm3 @ 20 C
Electrical Conductivity 48 %IACS @ 68 F 0.281 MegaSiemens/cm @ 20 C
Electrical Conductivity 45 %IACS @ 68 F 0.263 MegaSiemens/cm @ 20 C
Electrical Resistivity 22.8 ohms-cmil/ft @ 68 F 3.79 microhm-cm @ 20 C
Melting Point Liquid US 1955 F 1068 C
Melting Point Solid US 1885 F 1029 C
Modulas of Elasticity in Tension 19200 ksi 132400 MPa
Modulas of Rigidity 7500 ksi 51710 MPa
Specific Gravity 8.77 8.77
Specific Heat Capacity 0.1 Btu/lb/°F @ 68 F 419.0 J/kg . °K at 293 K
Thermal Conductivity 120.0 Btu . ft/(hr . ft2 . °F) @ 68 F 207.7 W/m . °K at 20 C
Joining Technique Suitability
Brazing Good
Butt Weld Fair
Capacity for Being Cold Worked Excellent
Capacity for Being Hot Formed Good
Coated Metal Arc Welding Fair
Gas Sheilded Arc Welding Fair
Oxyacetylene Welding Not Recommended
Seam Weld Fair
Soldering Good
Spot Weld Good
End Product Specification
Bar ASTM B441
Bar, Rolled ASTM B534
Plate ASTM B534
Rod ASTM B441, SAE J463, J461
Shapes SAE J463, J461
Sheet ASTM B534
Strip ASTM B534, MILITARY MIL-C-81021, SAE J463, J461
Tube SAE J463, J461