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C95500

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  • Product Description: Nickel Aluminum Bronze
  • Solids: 1/2" to 9" OD
  • Tubes: 1 1/8" to 9" OD
  • Rectangles: Up to 15"
  • Standard Lengths: 144"
  • Shape/Form: Semi-finished; mill stock or near net shapes; anode; bar stock; billet/bloom; squares; hex; plate; profile or structural shape; flats/rectangular bar
  • Compliance: C95500 is compliant with key legislation including (1) Federal Safe Drinking Water Act 1974 &mdash SDWA, (2) Federal Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act 2011 and (3) California AF1953
  • » Download C95500 Spec Sheet (.pdf)

Typical Uses

  • Builders Hardware window hardware
  • Consumer musical instruments, piano keys
  • Electrical electrical hardware
  • Fasteners stuffing box nuts
  • Industrial machine parts, glass molds, welding jaws, wear plates, air craft components, pickling equipment, valve guides, piston guides, valve seats, pump fluid ends, glands, worms, worms wheels, hot mill guides, landing gear parts, sewage treatment applications, valve components, bearings, gears, bushings, valve bodies, landing gear parts, hand gun recoil mechanisms
  • Marine ship building, covers for marine hardware, marine applications, marine hardware
  • Ordnance government fittings
  • Note: Also avilable in heat-treated condition.

Similar or Equivalent Specification

CDA ASTM ASARCON SAE AMS Federal Military Other
C95500 B505       QQ-C-390, G3 MIL-B-16033, CLASS 4 ALUMINUM BRONZE 9D
  B505M            

Chemical Composition (according to ASTM B505-14)

Cu% Fe% Ni%1 Al% Mn%
Note: Single values represent maximums.
  • 1Ni value includes Co.
  • Note: Cu + Sum of Named Elements, 99.5% min. Single values represent maximums.
78.00 min 3.00-
5.00
3.00-
5.50
10.00-
11.50
 
3.50

Machinability

Copper Alloy UNS No. Rating Density (lb/in at 68° F)
C95500 50 0.272

Mechanical Properties (according to ASTM B505/B505M-14)

Tensile Strength, min Yield Strength, at .5% extension under load min Elongation, in 2 in. or 50 mm min Brinell Hardness Remarks
ksi MPa ksi MPa % typical BHN  
95 655 42 290 10 208 (3000 kg)  

Physical Properties (provided by CDA)

  US Customary Metric
  • *As Cast, Field Strength 16 kA/m
  • **TQ 50 Temper, Field Strength 16 kA/m
Melting Point - Liquidus 1930° F 1054° C
Melting Point - Solidus 1900° F 1038° C
Density 0.272 lb/in3 at 68° F 7.53 gm/cm3 at 20° C
Specific Gravity 7.53 7.53
Electrical Conductivity 8% IACS at 68° F 0.049 MegaSiemens/cm at 20° C
Thermal Conductivity 24.20 Btu · ft/(hr · ft2 · °F) at 68° F 41.9 W/m at 20° C
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 9 ·10-6 per °F (68°-392° F) 15.5 ·10-6 per °C (20°-200° C)
Specific Heat Capacity 0.10 Btu/lb/°F at 68° F 419.0 J/kg at 293° C
Modulas of Elasticity in Tension 16000 ksi 110000 MPa
Magnetic Permeability* 1.32 1.32
Magnetic Permeability** 1.2 1.2
Poisson's Ratio 0.32 0.32

Fabrication Properties (provided by CDA)

Joining Technique Suitability
Soldering Good
Brazing Fair
Oxyacetylene Welding Not Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc Welding Good
Coated Metal Arc Welding Good

Thermal Properties (provided by CDA)

Treatment Temp./Time - US Temp./Time - SI
Stress Temperature 600 316
Solution Minimum 1600 872
Solution Maximum 1675 914
Solution Time 1.0
Solution Medium Water
Precipitation Value    
Precipitation Time  
Precipitation Medium
Annealing Minimum 1150 622
Annealing Maximum 1225 663
Annealing Time 1.0
Hot Works Minimum    
Hot Works Maximum