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C90500

  • Product Description: Tin Bronze
  • Solids: 1/2"  to 10" OD
  • Tubes: 1" to 16" OD
  • Rectangles: Up to 20"
  • 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
  • » C90500 Spec Sheet (.pdf)

Typical Uses

  • Building heavy construction equipment
  • Electrical connectors
  • Fasteners nuts
  • Industrial clamps, bushings, bearings, piston rings, pump bodies, valves, seal rings, worm gears, expansion bearings, pump impellers, valve bodies, gears, gear blanks, finishing dies for wood pulp industry
  • Plumbing water conditioners, steam fittings

Similar or Equivalent Specification

CDA ASTM ASARCON SAE AMS Federal Military Other
C90500 B505 100 62 4845 QQ-C-390, D6 MIL-B-11553, COMP 16 GUN METAL
  B505M   J461   QQ-B-1005, COMP 16    
  B22   J462        
  B22M            
  B143-1A            

Chemical Composition (according to ASTM B505/B505M-14)

Cu%1 Sn% Pb% Zn% Fe% Ni%2 Sb% P%3 S% Al% Si%
  • 1In determining Cu min., Cu may be calculated as Cu + Ni.
  • 2Ni value includes Co.
  • 3For continuous castings, P shall be 1.5%, max.
  • Note: Cu + Sum of Named Elements, 99.7% min. Single values represent maximums.
86.00-
89.00
9.00-
11.00
 
0.30
1.00-
3.00
 
0.20
 
1.00
 
0.20
 
0.30
 
0.05
 
0.005
 
0.005

Machinability

Copper Alloy UNS No. Machinability Rating Density (lb/in at 68° F)
C90500 30 0.315

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  
44 303 25 172 10 75 (500 kg)

Physical Properties (provided by CDA)

  US Customary Metric
Melting Point - Liquidus 1830° F 999° C
Melting Point - Solidus 1570° F 854° C
Density 0.315 lb/in3 at 68° F 8.72 gm/cm3 at 20° C
Specific Gravity 8.72 8.72
Electrical Conductivity 11% IACS at 68° F 0.064 MegaSiemens/cm at 20° C
Thermal Conductivity 43.2 Btu · ft/(hr · ft2 · °F) at 68° F 74.8 W/m at 20° C
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 11 · 10-6 per °F (68°-572° F) 19.8 ·10-6 per °C (20°-300° C)
Specific Heat Capacity 0.09 Btu/lb/°F at 68° F 377.1 J/kg at 293° C
Modulas of Elasticity in Tension 15000 ksi 103400 MPa
Magnetic Permeability 1 1

Fabrication Properties (provided by CDA)

Joining Technique Suitability
Soldering Excellent
Brazing Good
Oxyacetylene Welding Fair
Gas Shielded Arc Welding Fair
Coated Metal Arc Welding Fair

Thermal Properties (provided by CDA)

Treatment Temp./Time - US Temp./Time - SI
Stress Temperature 500 260
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Solution Time 0.0
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