Copper (UNS C19015)

Topics Covered

Introduction
Chemical Composition
Applications

Introduction

Copper (Cu) is a metal with several unique properties. It has good resistance to corrosion, excellent ductility, excellent electrical and thermal performance, and is non-magnetic, non-bacterial, and non-sparking.

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The medium strength and high fatigue resistance of copper and its alloys make them the primary metals for most electrical applications. Copper UNS C19015 is a wrought alloy. It has excellent hot and cold workability and good forge ability.

The following datasheet discusses the chemical composition and properties of copper UNS C19015.

Chemical Composition

The chemical composition of copper UNS C19015 is given in the following table.

Element Content (%)
Nickel, Ni 0.5-2.4
Silicon, Si 0.1-0.4
Copper, Cu + Silver, Ag Balance

Applications

Copper UNS C19015 finds application in:

  • Bus bars
  • Glass-to-metal seals
  • Transistor components
  • Coaxial cables
  • Electrical contacts

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