C19160 Leaded Nickel Copper

C19160 Leaded Nickel Copper alloy is a free-cutting bronze alloy, which is mainly used for manufacturing connectors in the electronics industry. The alloy is high on machining ability and is appreciated for high strength, electrical conductivity and corrosion resistance.


  • Electrical Applications : Contacts, Sockets, Connector Pins
  • Density Applications : 0.320 lb/in3 at 68 F

Chemical Composition:

 Cu (1)FePbNiPSnZn
Min/MaxRem.0.05.8 – 1.2.8 – 1.2.15 – .350.050.5


Joining TechniqueSuitability
Butt WeldFair
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedGood
Capacity for Being Hot FormedPoor
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Gas Sheilded Arc WeldingNot REcommended
Machinability rating80
Oxyacetylene WeldingNot Recommended
Seam WeldNot Recommended
Spot WeldNot Recommended

Physical Properties:

 US CustomaryMetric
Melting Point – Liquidus1980 F1082 C
Melting Point – Solidus1900 F1038 C
Density0.320 lb/in³ at 68 F8.88 gm/cm³ @ 20 C
Specific Gravity8.888.88
Electrical Conductivity55 %IACS @ 68 F0.318 MegaSiemens/cm @ 20 C
Thermal Conductivity146 Btu ?? ft/(hr ?? ft2??oF)at 68F253.0 W/m ?? oK at 20 C
Modulas of Elasticity in Tension18000 ksi124100 MPa
Modulus of Rigidity6000 ksi12410 MPa

Sizes Available:

HOLLOW RODSMin Bore Size 20 mm and Max OD 100 mm
ROUND RODS8mm To 100 mm
HEX10mm To 60mm
SQUARE10mm To 60mm
FLAT10mm Min Thickness and max Width 120mm
BILLETSUp to 200 mm
INGOTSAs per Specification

C19160 Leaded Nickel Copper

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