Copper Wires (UNS C16500) - Mechanical Properties

UNS C16500 has a copper content of not less than 98.6%.

Tabulated below are the mechanical properties of UNS C16500 wires as a function of heat treatment and thickness.

Temper Thickness Tensile Str.
H04 2mm (0.08) 65MPa (95ksi)
OS025 2mm (0.08) 290MPa (42ksi)

The chemical composition of UNS C16500 copper alloy is outlined in the following table.

Elements Content (%)
Cadmium, Cd 0.6-1.0
Tin, Sn 0.50-.7
Iron, Fe 0.02
Copper, Cu Remainder

Equivalent materials to UNS C16500 copper alloy are:

  • ASTM B105
  • ASTM B9

Tell Us What You Think

Do you have a review, update or anything you would like to add to this article?

Leave your feedback
Your comment type
Submit
Azthena logo

AZoM.com powered by Azthena AI

Your AI Assistant finding answers from trusted AZoM content

Your AI Powered Scientific Assistant

Hi, I'm Azthena, you can trust me to find commercial scientific answers from AZoNetwork.com.

A few things you need to know before we start. Please read and accept to continue.

  • Use of “Azthena” is subject to the terms and conditions of use as set out by OpenAI.
  • Content provided on any AZoNetwork sites are subject to the site Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.
  • Large Language Models can make mistakes. Consider checking important information.

Great. Ask your question.

While we only use edited and approved content for Azthena answers, it may on occasions provide incorrect responses. Please confirm any data provided with the related suppliers or authors. We do not provide medical advice, if you search for medical information you must always consult a medical professional before acting on any information provided.

Your questions, but not your email details will be shared with OpenAI and retained for 30 days in accordance with their privacy principles.

Please do not ask questions that use sensitive or confidential information.

Read the full Terms & Conditions.