Copper UNS C15760

Topics Covered

Introduction
Chemical Composition
Physical Properties
Mechanical Properties
Fabrication and Heat treatment
     Welding
     Hot Working
     Cold Working
     Annealing
Applications

Introduction

UNS C15760 copper has excellent high-temperature mechanical properties. It is an aluminum oxide dispersion-strengthened copper with physical properties same as that of pure copper. The following datasheet will provide details about UNS C15760 copper.

Chemical Composition

The following table shows the chemical composition of UNS C15760 copper.

Element Content (%)
Cu 98.9
Al203 1.1

Physical Properties

The physical properties of UNS C15760 copper are given in the following table.

Properties Metric Imperial
Density 8.80 g/cc 0.318 lb/in3

Mechanical Properties

The mechanical properties of UNS C15760 copper are tabulated below.

Properties Metric Imperial
Tensile strength 486-648 MPa 70500-94000 psi
Yield strength, (depending on temper) 386-552 MPa 56000-80100 psi
Elongation at break (in 203.2 mm.) 20.00% 20.00%
Modulus of elasticity 117 GPa 16969 ksi
Poisson’s ratio 0.34 0.34

Fabrication and Heat Treatment

Welding

Welding processes such as soldering, brazing, and butt welding are suitable for UNS C15760 copper. Oxyacetylene welding, gas shielded arc welding, coated metal arc welding, spot welding, and seam welding are not suited for this copper alloy.

Hot Working

UNS C15760 copper cannot be hot formed in its wrought form.

Cold Working

UNS C15760 copper has excellent cold working properties.

Annealing

The annealing temperature of UNS C15760 copper is between 649 and 982°C (1200 and 1800°F).

Applications

UNS C15760 copper is mainly used for RWMA Class III welding caps.

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