A Guide to Copper Alloys and Copper Nickel Alloys

Material: A Guide to Copper Alloys and Copper Nickel Alloys
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Property Minimum Value (S.I.) Maximum Value (S.I.) Units (S.I.) Minimum Value (Imp.) Maximum Value (Imp.) Units (Imp.)
Atomic Volume (average) 0.0071 0.0073 m3/kmol 433.268 445.473 in3/kmol
Density 8.5 8.95 Mg/m3 530.638 558.731 lb/ft3
Energy Content 140 180 MJ/kg 15167.4 19501 kcal/lb
Bulk Modulus 130 170 GPa 18.8549 24.6564 106 psi
Compressive Strength 85 550 MPa 12.3282 79.7708 ksi
Ductility 0.03 0.44 0.03 0.44 NULL
Elastic Limit 85 550 MPa 12.3282 79.7708 ksi
Endurance Limit 138 240 MPa 20.0152 34.809 ksi
Fracture Toughness 26 79 MPa.m1/2 23.6612 71.8937 ksi.in1/2
Hardness 580 1650 MPa 84.1219 239.312 ksi
Loss Coefficient 1.5e-005 0.00056 1.5e-005 0.00056 NULL
Modulus of Rupture 85 550 MPa 12.3282 79.7708 ksi
Poisson's Ratio 0.34 0.35 0.34 0.35 NULL
Shear Modulus 45 58 GPa 6.5267 8.41219 106 psi
Tensile Strength 267 624 MPa 38.7251 90.5036 ksi
Young's Modulus 120 156 GPa 17.4045 22.6259 106 psi
Glass Temperature K °F
Latent Heat of Fusion 220 240 kJ/kg 94.5825 103.181 BTU/lb
Maximum Service Temperature 425 480 K 305.33 404.33 °F
Melting Point 1384 1508 K 2031.53 2254.73 °F
Minimum Service Temperature 0 0 K -459.67 -459.67 °F
Specific Heat 384 386 J/kg.K 0.297162 0.298709 BTU/lb.F
Thermal Conductivity 19 66 W/m.K 35.5686 123.554 BTU.ft/h.ft2.F
Thermal Expansion 16 17 10-6/K 28.8 30.6 10-6/°F
Breakdown Potential MV/m V/mil
Dielectric Constant NULL
Resistivity 11.7 36.3 10-8 ohm.m 11.7 36.3 10-8 ohm.m
Environmental Properties
  Resistance Factors
1=Poor 5=Excellent
Flammability 5
Fresh Water 5
Organic Solvents 5
Oxidation at 500C 3
Sea Water 5
Strong Acid 2
Strong Alkalis 5
UV 5
Wear 5
Weak Acid 4
Weak Alkalis 5