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  • Architecture
  • Building
  • Industry
  • Plumbing
  • Fasteners
  • Marine

Typical Uses

Fixtures, Pipe Fittings, Marine Hardware, Boat Parts, Nuts for Transducers, Valves, Valves for Water Meters, Low Pressure Fittings, Valve Bodies for the Water Industry, Valve Seat ,Pump Fixtures, Electrical Equipment, Musical Instruments, Cooling Equipment, Heating Equipment, Door Hardware for Prisons, Hardware, Dead Bolt Locks, Cases for Dead Bolt Locks, Ornamental

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


Chemical Composition


* Ni value includes Co.
Note: Cu + Sum of Named Elements, 99.3% min.

Applicable Specifications

* ASTM B505

Fabrication Processes

* Continuous Casting

Fabrication Properties

Joining TechniqueSuitability
Oxyacetylene WeldingNot Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Coated Metal Arc WeldingFair
Machinability Rating90

Mechanical Properties (ASTM B505)

Tensile Strength, minAYield Strength, at 0.5% Extension Under Load, minAElongation in 2 in.
or 50 mm, min, %

A 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 CustomaryMetric
Melting Point – Liquidus1840 F1004 C
Melting Point – Solidus1549 F843 C
Density0.314 lb/in3 at 68 F8.69 gm/cm3 at 20 C
Specific Gravity8.698.69
Electrical Resistivity63.3 ohms-cmil/ft at 68 F10.53 microhm-cm at 20 C
Electrical Conductivity16.40 %IACS at 68 F0.095 MegaSiemens/cm at 20 C
Thermal Conductivity41.8 Btu · ft/(hr · ft2·°F) at 68 F72.4 W/m ·°K at 20 C
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion10.0·10-6 per °F (68-392 F)18.0·10-6 per °C (20-200 C)
Specific Heat Capacity0.09 Btu/lb/°F at 68 F377.1 J/kg · °K at 20 C
Modulus of Elasticity in Tension13000 ksi89600 MPa
Magnetic Permeability1.01.0