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High-leaded tin bronze UNS C93700 copper casting alloy is an alloy of copper-tin-lead. The addition of nickel in the alloy enhances the strength and ductility. UNS C93700 copper alloy is resistant to biofouling and corrosion.
The following datasheet provides the chemical composition and properties of UNS C93700 alloy.
The chemical composition of UNS C93700 copper alloy is given in the following table.
The following table details the physical properties of UNS C93700 alloy.
The mechanical properties of UNS C93700 copper alloy are shown in the following table.
|Elongation at break
The following table outlines the thermal properties of UNS C93700 alloy.
|Thermal expansion co-efficient (@ 100°C/212°F)
|Thermal conductivity (@20°C/68°F)
||325 BTU in/hr.ft²°F|
Equivalent designations to UNS C93700 copper alloy include:
- AMS 4827
- AMS 4842
- ASME SB584
- ASTM B271
- ASTM B30
- ASTM B505
- ASTM B584
- ASTM B763
- QQ C390
- SAE J461
- SAE J462
Fabrication and Heat Treatment
UNS C93700 alloy has a machinability rating of 80.
The preferred welding techniques for UNS C93700 copper alloy are soldering and brazing. Carbon arc welding, oxyacetylene welding, gas shielded arc welding and coated metal arc welding are not recommended for this alloy.
The stress relieving temperature of UNS C93700 alloy is 260°C (500°F). UNS C93700 copper alloy does not respond to heat treatment.