Specifications for standard non-ferrous wires

Material

Specification

Resistivity at 20oC

µΩ.m

Temperature Coefficient of resistance

20 – 100oC

K-1

Density kg/m3

Tensile Strength MPa

Elongation in soft condition

Phosphor Bronze

CuSn1 (K3)

 

0.0303

0.0022

8.9

350 – 700

>30%

CuSn5 (K10)

CW451K / C51000 / PB102

0.1020

0.00079

8.9

375 – 950

>30%

CuSn6

CW452K / C51900 / PB103

0.1408

0.00084

 

 

8.9

400 – 1100

>30%

CuSn8

CW453K / C52100

0.141

0.00084

 

450 – 1200

>25%

Brass

CuZn5

 

0.029

0.0035

8.8

350 - 600

>30%

CuZn10

CW501 / C22000 / CZ101

0.039

0.003

8.8

350 – 600

>30%

CuZn15

CW502 / C23000 / CZ102

0.048

0.0028

 

8.8

350 – 700

>30%

CuZn20

CW503 / C24000 / CZ103

0.053

0.0025

8.7

350 – 700

>30%

CuZn30

CW505 / C26000 / CZ106

0.060

0.002

8.5

350 – 800

>30%

CuZn37

CW508 / C27200 / CZ108

0.067

0.0015

8.4

350 – 800

>30%

Nickel Silver

CuNi10Zn27

CW401J / C74500

0.20

0.0004

8.7

475 – 800

>25%

CuNi12Zn24

CW403J / C75700 / NS104

0.23

0.0004

8.7

475 – 850

>25%

CuNi18Zn20

CW409J / C76400 / NS106

0.32

0.0003

8.7

475 – 880

>25%

Copper

ETP Cu 99.9% min

C101 / CW004A

0.32

0.00393

8.9

250 – 450

>30%

OF Cu 99.99% min

C103 / CW008A

0.32

0.00393

8.9

250 – 450

>30%

Copper Nickel Alloys

CuNi1

 

0.0256

0.003

8.9

290 – 530

>25%

CuNi2

 

0.05

0.0013

8.9

300 – 500

>25%

CuNi6

 

0.10

0.0007

8.9

320 - 570

>25%

CuNi10

 

0.15

0.0004

8.9

350 – 650

>25%

CuNi15

 

0.21

0.00035

8.9

375 – 700

>25%

CuNi25

 

0.34

0.00024

8.9

450 – 850

>25%

CuNi44 (constantan)

 

0.49

0.00004

8.9

500 – 900

>25%

Pure nickel & alloys

Ni 98% min

Ni 201

0.085

0.005

8.9

450 - 900

>25%

NiMn2

 

0.109

0.0045

8.81

450 – 900

>25%

80/20 NiCr

 

1.09

0.0001

8.4

600 - 900

>25%

Aluminium

AlMg5

5019 / 5356

0.0526

0.004

2.64

250 – 420

>25%

AlMgSi1

6061

0.0333

0.004

2.64

250 – 420

>25%

99.7% Pure

1050A

0.0270

0.004

2.64

250 – 420

>25%

 All values are nominal. No warranty is given or is to be implied from the details outlined.