Copper (UNS C95510)

Topics Covered

Introduction
Chemical Composition
Physical Properties
Mechanical Properties
Thermal Properties
Other Designations
Applications

Introduction

Aluminum bronze alloys are the alloys of copper with 5-10% aluminum in addition to some amount of silicon, nickel, manganese and iron. They are available in cast and wrought forms. They are stronger than tin bronzes or brasses with better corrosion resistance.

Copper UNS C95510 is an aluminum nickel bronze alloy that combines good abrasion resistance, ductility and high strength under severe operating conditions.

The following datasheet discusses the chemical composition and properties of copper UNS C95510.

Chemical Composition

The chemical composition of copper UNS C95510 is given in the following table.

Element Content (%)
Copper, Cu 78
Aluminum, Al 9.7-10.9
Nickel, Ni 4.5-5.5
Iron, Fe 2-3.5
Manganese, Mn 1.5
Zinc, Zn 0.3
Tin, Sn 0.2

Physical Properties

The following table discusses the physical properties of copper UNS C95510.

Properties Metric Imperial
Density 7.53 g/cm3 0.272 lb/in3

Mechanical Properties

The mechanical properties of UNS C95510 copper alloy are tabulated below.

Properties Metric Imperial
Elastic modulus 110 GPa 16x106 psi
Poisson's ratio 0.3 0.3

Thermal Properties

The thermal properties of UNS C95510 copper alloys are outlined in the following table.

Properties Metric Imperial
Thermal expansion coefficient 16.2 ppm/°C 9 ppm/°F
Thermal conductivity 42 W/mK 24 BTU in/hr.ft².°F

Other Designations

An equivalent material to UNS C95510 copper alloy is AMS 4880.

Applications

Copper UNS C95510 finds application in:

  • Landing gear bushings and bearings in aircraft
  • Valve guides
  • Machine tool parts
  • Worm wheels
  • Piston guides
  • Hot mill gurdes.

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