C61800 Aluminum Bronze

The aluminum bronze C61800 contains 89% copper, 10% aluminum and 1% iron. The alloy is moderate in strength and ductility and can be worked in both hot as well as cold successfully. It possess resistance to corrosion in different environments and is applicable in the manufacturing of bushings, bearings, corrosion-resistant components and welding rod.

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Chemical Composition:

 Cu(1) Al Fe Pb SiZn


Joining TechniqueSuitability
Oxyacetylene WeldingNot Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingGood
Coated Metal Arc WeldingGood
Spot WeldGood
Seam WeldGood
Butt WeldGood
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedFair
Capacity for Being Hot FormedGood
Forgeability Rating50
Machinability Rating40

Applicable Specifications :

Electrode, WeldingAWS A5.6
Rod, WeldingAWS A5.7, A5.15, A5.13
WireAWS A5.7
Wire, MetallizingMILITARY MIL-W-6712

Physical Properties :

Melting Point – Liquidus°F1913
Melting Point – Solidus°F1904
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.272
Specific Gravity7.53
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F13
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F37
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-57210?6 per °F (68 – 572°F)9
Specific Heat CapacityBtu/ lb /°F at 68°F0.09
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi17000
Modulus of Rigidityksi6400

Sizes Available:

ROUND RODS8mm To 70 mm
HEX10mm To 60mm
SQUARE10mm To 60mm
FLAT10mm Min Thickness and max Width 120mm
BILLETSUp to 200 mm
INGOTSAs per Specification

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