List of Alloys & profiles

List of Alloys & profiles

Alloy Wire International

Datasheet: Beryllium Copper CB 101

Beryllium Copper CB 101

This age hardenable copper alloy combines a range of properties suited to meet the exacting requirements of many automotive, electronic and aerospace industries.

Available in all profile options

alloy featured image inconel Beryllium Copper CB 101

Key Features

Good conductor of electricity.
Age hardenable.
Good mechanical properties.


Designations

W.Nr 2.1247
UNS C17200
AWS 140

Specifications

ASTM B196
ASTM B197
BS 2873
BS EN 12166

Chemical Composition

ElementMin %Max %
Be1.702.10
Fe0.20
Ni0.30
Co0.30
Cubal bal

Alloy Details

DensityMelting PointCoefficient of ExpansionModulus of RigidityModulus of Elasticity
8.25 g/cm³980 °C17.8 μm/m °C (20 – 100 °C)47 kN/mm²123 kN/mm²
0.298 lb/in³1800 °F9.9 x 10-6 in/in °F (70 – 212 °F)6817 ksi17840 ksi

Heat treatment of finished parts

Condition as supplied by AWITypeTemperatureTimeCooling
AnnealedAge Harden315 – 320 °C (600 – 610 °F)3 HrAir
Spring TemperAge Harden315 – 320 °C (600 – 610 °F)2 HrAir

Properties

Annealed
Approx. tensile strength<600 N/mm²<87 ksi
Approx. operating temperatureup to +200 °Cup to +390 °F
Annealed + Aged
Approx. tensile strength800 – 1200 N/mm²116 – 174 ksi
Approx. operating temperatureup to +200 °Cup to +390 °F
Spring Temper
Approx. tensile strength800 – 1200 N/mm²116 – 174 ksi
Approx. operating temperatureup to +200 °Cup to +390 °F
Spring Temper + Aged
Approx. tensile strength1200 – 1600 N/mm²174 – 232 ksi
Approx. operating temperatureup to +200 °Cup to +390 °F

The above tensile strength ranges are typical. If you require different please ask.