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The aluminium bronze- copper alloy UNS C61300 has excellent formability. The alumina film present in UNS C61300 offers strength and corrosion resistance.
The following datasheet provides chemical composition and properties of UNS C61300 copper alloy.
The chemical composition of UNS C61300 is given in the following table.
The following table details the physical properties of UNS C61300.
The mechanical properties of UNS C61300 copper alloy are shown in the following table.
|Elongation at break
|Reduction of area
||54.0 - 66.0 J
||39.8 - 48.7 ftlb|
The following table discusses the thermal properties of UNS C61300.
|Thermal expansion co-efficient (@20-300°C/68-572°F)
|Thermal conductivity (@20°C/68°F)
Equivalent designations to UNS C61300 copper alloy include:
- ASTM B111
- ASTM B150
- ASTM B169
- ASTM B171
- ASTM B315
- ASTM B432
- ASTM B608
- ASTM F467
- ASTM F468
- QQ C450
- UNS C61300
Fabrication and Heat Treatment
UNS C61300 copper alloy has a machinability rating of 30.
The preferred welding techniques for copper alloy UNS C61300 are brazing, gas shielded arc welding, coated metal arc welding, spot welding, seam welding and butt welding. Soldering and oxyacetylene welding are not recommended for this alloy.
UNS C61300 has a forgeability rating of 50.
Aluminium bronze UNS C61300 has good hot working properties.
UNS C61300 has good cold working characteristics.
UNS C61300 can be annealed at temperatures ranging between 606 and 871°C (1125 and 1600°F.
The applications of UNS C61300 include:
- Valve and pump components for industrial process streams
- Marine equipment
- High strength fasteners
- Pole line hardware