Aluminium / Aluminum Silicon Bronze - Copper Casting Alloy (UNS C95600)

Topics Covered

Introduction
Chemical Composition
Physical Properties
Mechanical Properties
Other Designations
Fabrication and Heat Treatment
     Machinability
     Welding
     Heat Treatment

Introduction

Aluminium / Aluminum silicon bronze - copper casting alloy UNS C95600 is an alloy of copper-Aluminium / Aluminum-iron and copper-Aluminium / Aluminum-iron-nickel. UNS C95600 copper alloy is resistant to corrosion and biofouling.

The following datasheet provides the chemical composition and properties of UNS C95600.

Chemical Composition

The chemical composition of UNS C95600 copper alloy is given in the following table.

Element Content (%)
Al 6.0 - 8.0
Cu ≥ 88.0
Ni ≤ 0.25
Si 1.80 - 3.30

Physical Properties

The following table details the physical properties of UNS C95600.

Properties Metric Imperial
Density 7.69 g/cm3 0.278 lb/in³

Mechanical Properties

The mechanical properties of UNS C95600 copper alloy are shown in the following table.

Properties Metric Imperial
Elastic modulus 117 GPa 16969 ksi
Poisson's ratio 0.34 0.34
Hardness, Brinell 140 140
Elongation at break 18.0% 18.0%
Machinability 60 60

Other Designations

Equivalent designations to UNS C95600 include:

  • ASTM B148
  • ASTM B30
  • ASTM B763

Fabrication and Heat Treatment

Machinability

UNS C95600 copper alloy has a machinability rating of 60.

Welding

The preferred welding techniques for UNS C95600 copper alloy are soldering, gas shielded arc welding, brazing, carbon arc welding and coated metal arc welding. Oxyacetylene welding is not recommended for this alloy.

Heat Treatment

The stress relieving temperature of UNS C95600 alloy is 316°C (600°F). It does not respond to heat treatment.

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