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  • Plumbing
  • Automotive
  • Industrial

Typical Uses


Flow Monitor Valves, Oil Field Equipment, Bushings for corrosion, lubrication or pressure, Backs for Lined Bearings, Cam Bushings for Diesel Engines, Crankshaft Main Bearings, Locomotive Bearing Parts, Rod Bushings, Rolling Mill Bearings, Seals, Sleeve Bushings, Spacer Bushings, Steel Mill Bushings, Wrist Pin Bushings, Bearings for corrosion, lubrication or pressure, Deep Well Pump Line Shaft Bearings, Deep Well Pump Bowl Bushings, Electric Motor Bearings, Guide Bushings for Piston Rods, Guide Bushings for Valves, Hydraulic Gland Seals,  Main Bearings for Presses, Piston Pin Bearings, Pump Sleeves

Bar Length : 10ft - 12ft
Square : up to 5''
Hollow : 1"X1/2" - 11 1/2"X10 1/2"
Round : 3/8" - 11 3/4"
Hexagonal : up to 3''
Rectangle : up to 11'' W
Product availabillity


Chemical Composition

(%max, unless shown as range or min)












Min/Max 79.0-83.0 0.005 0.55 0.20 1.0 11.0-13.0 0.005 0.08 6.0-8.0 1.0 1.5

Note: Cu + Sum of Named Elements, 99.0% min.

Applicable Specifications

* ASTM B505

Fabrication Processes

* Continuous Casting

Fabrication Properties

Joining Technique Suitabillity
Soldering Good
Brazing Good
Oxyacetylene Welding Not recommended
Gas Shielded Arc Welding Not recommended
Coated Metal Arc Welding Not recommended
Machinabillity 80

 Mechanical Properties (ASTM B505)

Tensile Strength, minA Yield Strength, at 0.5% Extension Under Load, minA Elongation in 2 in.
or 50 mm, min, %
ksi MPa ksi MPa
33  227 20  138 10

* Minimum tensile strength and yield strength shall be reduced 10% for cast bars having a cross section, thickness, diameter, or wall of 4 in. (102 mm) or more. The cross sections are the diameter of a round solid, the distance across the flats of a solid hexagon, the thickness of a rectangle, and the wall thickness of a tube.

 Physical Properties

US Customary Metric
Melting Point – Liquidus 1720 F 938 C
Melting Point – Solidus 1550 F 843 C
Density 0.325 lb/in3 at 68 F 9.0 gm/cm3 at 20 C
Specific Gravity 9.0 9.00
Electrical Conductivity 11 %IACS at 68 F 0.064 MegaSiemens/cm at 20 C
Thermal Conductivity 28.5 Btu · ft/(hr · ft2·°F) at 68 F 49.36 W/m ·°K at 20 C
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 10.3·10-6 per °F (68-212 F) 18.54·10-6 per °C (20-100 C)
Specific Heat Capacity 0.09 Btu/lb/°F at 68 F 377.1 J/kg · °K at 20 C
Modulus of Elasticity in Tension 14000 ksi 96516 MPa