Topics CoveredIntroductionChemical CompositionPhysical PropertiesMechanical PropertiesFabrication and Heat Treatment Machinability Welding Forging Hot Working Cold Working Annealing
The UNS C14300 cadmium copper deoxidized alloy has high forgeability, high corrosion resistance and excellent hot and cold workability. This alloy can be fabricated by coppersmithing, drawing and upsetting, coining, stamping, hot forging and pressing, swaging, and spinning.
The following table shows chemical composition of the UNS C14300 copper alloy.
The physical properties of the UNS C14300 copper alloy are outlined in the following table.
The mechanical properties of the UNS C14300 copper alloy are tabulated below.
||32100 - 58000 psi|
||11000 - 56000 psi|
|Elongation at break (25.4 mm)
|Machinability (UNS C36000 (free-cutting brass) = 100%)
Fabrication and Heat Treatment
The machinability rate of the UNS C14300 copper alloy is 20.
Brazing, soldering, gas shielded arc welding, butt welding, and oxyacetylene welding are the methods recommended for welding the UNS C14300 copper alloy. It is suggested that coated metal arc welding, seam welding, and spot welding methods should not be used for welding this alloy.
The UNS C14300 copper alloy can be forged at 760 to 871°C (1400 to 1600°F). Forgeability of this alloy is 65.
UNS C14300 copper alloy has excellent hot working capacity.
UNS C14300 copper alloy has good cold working capacity.
Annealing of the UNS C14300 copper alloy can be done at temperatures ranging from 538 to 760°C (1000 to 1400°F).