Alloy Geek C172 Copper Standard

Your Analysis Type: X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF)
Pedigree: Certified Reference Material (includes certified chemical analysis)
Sale price$249.95


Alloy Geek C172 Beryllium Copper Standard

Experience the pinnacle of material excellence with C172 Be Cu Alloy. Engineered for precision and reliability, this alloy combines a harmonious blend of properties that encompass strength, conductivity, and durability. Whether you're venturing into electronics, aerospace, or manufacturing, C172 Be Cu Alloy stands as a testament to innovation, poised to elevate your projects to new dimensions.

Chemical Composition of C172 Copper Aloy:

  • Copper (Cu): Balance
  • Beryllium (Be): 1.80-2.0%
  • Cobalt (Co): 0.20% max

Key Properties:

  • Electrical Conductivity: C172 Be Cu Alloy boasts exceptional electrical conductivity, making it an ideal choice for applications demanding efficient electrical transmission.

  • High Strength: The alloy's balanced composition delivers robust mechanical strength, ensuring durability even in demanding conditions.

  • Corrosion Resistance: C172 Be Cu Alloy exhibits excellent resistance to corrosion, extending its service life and maintaining performance over time.

  • Thermal Conductivity: With notable thermal conductivity, this alloy effectively dissipates heat, making it suitable for heat-sensitive applications.

  • Formability and Machinability: C172 Be Cu Alloy is readily formed and machined, enabling intricate component fabrication and manufacturing processes.

  • Spring Properties: The alloy offers remarkable spring properties, making it a favored choice for precise spring applications in various industries.

Other Names for C172 Be Cu Alloy:

  • C17200: UNS (Unified Numbering System) designation for C172 Be Cu Alloy, commonly used for standardization and identification.
  • Beryllium Copper Alloy: A descriptive name highlighting the alloy's major elemental components.
  • Alloy 25: A reference to the alloy number and its classification within the Beryllium Copper Alloy family.
  • CDA 172: CDA naming designation for this alloy

Discover the potential of C172 Be Cu Alloy, where conductivity, strength, and precision converge to redefine material performance. With its exceptional properties and versatile applications, C172 Be Cu Alloy is ready to excel in your most demanding projects.

XRF Samples are thinner samples approximately 1/4 inch thick. OES Standards are thicker in nature and are approximately 1 inch thick. Please Contact Us if you would like to know the specific dimensions of a sample.

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