Copper (UNS C14420)

Topics Covered

Introduction
Chemical Composition
Physical Properties
Other Designations
Applications

Introduction

Copper has been used by man since prehistoric times. Overtime the metal’s numerous properties were discovered and exploited in various fields. Properties such as excellent electrical conductivity, thermal conductivity, corrosion resistance, and ductility, make copper a highly sought after metal.

Copper UNS C14420 alloy is a wrought alloy. The following datasheet discusses the chemical composition and properties of copper UNS C14420.

Chemical Composition

The chemical composition of copper UNS C14420 is given in the following table.

Element Content (%)
Copper, Cu + Silver, Ag + Tin, Sn 99.90 min
Tellurium, Te 0.15

Physical Properties

The following table discusses the physical properties of copper UNS C14420.

Properties Metric Imperial
Density 8.9 g/cm3 0.323 lb/in3

Other Designations

Other designation equivalent to copper UNS C14420 is ASTM B152.

Applications

Copper UNS C14420 finds applications in:

  • Connector pins
  • Pipes
  • Transistor components
  • Rectifiers
  • Components for the electrical industry.

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