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General Properties


Density
(lbs/cubic inch)

Thermal Conduct
(BTU/Sq Ft/Hr/° F @ 68° F)

Elec. Conductivity
(% IACS @ 68° F Soft)

Elec. Resistivity
(10.3 ohms/cmf)

Melting Point
(Solidus ° F)


Certified OFHC Copper CDA10100 ( 99.99% min Cu )

.323

226

101

10.3

1981


OFHC Copper CDA10200 ( 99.95% min Cu )

.323

226

101

10.3

1981


ETP Copper CDA11000 ( 99.90% min Cu ; .04% Oxygen )

.323

226

101

10.3

1981


Zirconium Copper CDA15000 ( 99.85% Cu ; .15% Zr )

.321

212

93

11.2

1796


Cadmium Copper CDA16200 ( 99% Cu ; 1% Cd )

.321

208

90

11.5

1886


Beryllium Copper CDA17200 ( 98.1% Cu ; 1.9% Be )

.302

60

17

46.2

1590


Cd. Cr. Copper CDA18135 ( 99.2% Cu ; .4% Cd ; .4% Cr )

.323

210

92

11.3

1880


Cartridge Brass CDA26000 ( 70% Cu ; 30% Zn )

.308

70

28

37.0

1880


Yellow Brass CDA27000 ( 65% Cu ; 35% Zn )

.306

67

27

38.4

1680


Phosphor Bronze CDA51000 ( 94.8% Cu ; 5% Sn ; .2% P )

.320

40

15

69.1

1750



Typical Mechanical Properties (.080")


Tensile Strength
(1000 lbs. psi )

Yield Strength @ 0.05% extension under load
(1000 lbs. psi )

Elongation
in 2 inch sample (%)

Spring

Hard

Soft .025"

Spring

Hard

Soft .025"

Spring

Hard

Soft .025"


Certified OFHC Copper CDA10100 ( 99.99% min Cu )

66

55

34

57

50

11

3

6

54


Certified OFHC Copper CDA10200 ( 99.95% min Cu )

66

55

34

57

50

11

3

6

53


Certified OFHC Copper CDA11000 ( 99.90% min Cu ; .04% Oxygen )

66

55

34

57

50

12

3

5

42


Zirconium Copper CDA15000 ( 99.85% Cu ; .15% Zr )

72*

64*

30

68

62

13

3

15

49


Cadmium Copper CDA16200 ( 99% Cu ; 1% Cd )

80

70

38

66

55

12

3

6

50


Beryllium Copper CDA17200 ( 98.1% Cu ; 1.9% Be )

212

152

68

195

125

28

3

1

35


Cd. Cr. Copper CDA18135 ( 99.2% Cu ; .4% Cd ; .4% Cr )

130

110

65

70

60

27

3

8

45


Cartridge Brass CDA26000 ( 70% Cu ; 30% Zn )

130

109

52

70

68

21

3

8

58


Yellow Brass CDA27000 ( 65% Cu ; 35% Zn )

128

108

52

70

67

21

3

5

56


Phosphor Bronze CDA51000 ( 94.8% Cu ; 5% Sn ; .2% P )

140

110

51

88

85

21

3

5

56


* Solution Heat treat, cold work and aged.

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