Copper___Other_Nonferrous

Copper___Other_Nonferrous - Copper and Other Nonferrous...

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Unformatted text preview: Copper and Other Nonferrous Metals Copper & Copper Alloys: Assets Super formability FCC structure Can be strain hardened Electrical and thermal conductivity Corrosion resistance Atmospheric, marine, & chemical Good strengthening response YS str /YS weak 17 Adequate stiffness E = 16-17 x 10 psi Colorred, yellow, silver Non-pyrophoric Nonmagnetic Does not embrittle at low temperature Good adhesive wear resistance Responds to all strengthening mechanisms Cold work is excellent Solid solution (brass, bronze) Age hardening (Cu-Be, others) Phase transformation Easily joined by a variety of processes Copper and Copper Alloys: Limitations: Heavier than steel Softens above 400F Poor in abrasive wear Typical Copper Alloy Properties Uses of Copper Nickel Alloys: Outstanding strength and corrosion resistance, particularly at elevated temperature Good formability due to FCC structure Good creep resistance Most alloys go by trade names...
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