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Focus on Copper Alloy 


Chemical Composition:

Be: 0.40-0.70%
Co: 2.40-2.70%
Cu: Balance
Note: Copper plus additions equal 99.5% minimum.



Typical Physical Properties:

Density (g/cm3): 8.83
Density before age hardening (g/cm3): 8.75
Elastic Modulus (kg/mm2 (103)): 14.10
Thermal Expansion Coefficient (20 °C to 200 °C m/m/°C): 18 x 10-6
Thermal Conductivity (cal/(cm-s-°C)): 0.48
Melting Range (°C): 1000-1070

1). the units are based upon Metric.
2). the typical physical properties apply to age hardened products.


International Specification:

Rods/Bars/Tubes: ASTM B441, SAE J461,463; RWMA Class 3
Strips: ASTM B534
Sheets: ASTM B534
Wires: ASTM B441
Plates: ASTM B534, SAE J461,463; RWMA Class 3

European Standards: CuCo2Be, DIN 2.1285; CW104C to EN

CuCo2Be—C17500 (CDA 175) Cobalt Beryllium Copper is primarily utilized in the industry applications that require most highly thermal or electrical conductivity, which features a cobalt alloying addition (2.40-2.70%). C17500 also Offers good strength and hardness characteristics coupled with conductivity in the range of 45-60 percent of copper with ultimate tensile and hardness properties approaching 140 ksi and RB 100 respectively.