Alloy Geek C706 90-10 Copper Nickel Standard

Your Analysis Type: X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF)
Pedigree: Certified Reference Material (includes certified chemical analysis)
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Alloy Geek C706 90-10 Cu Ni Standard

Alloy C706, commonly known as 90-10 Copper Nickel, is a distinguished alloy engineered to excel in marine environments. With its unique blend of chemical properties and mechanical strength, C706 stands as the premier choice for marine applications, including shipbuilding, offshore platforms, and seawater systems.

Chemical Composition Range of CDA 706 Copper Nickel:

  • Copper (Cu): Balance (~90%)
  • Nickel (Ni): 9.0% - 11.0%
  • Iron (Fe): 1.0-1.8%
  • Manganese (Mn): 1.0% max
  • Lead (Pb): 0.05% max

Key Properties:

  • Superior Corrosion Resistance: C706 Copper Nickel exhibits exceptional resistance to corrosion in marine and saline environments, making it the top choice for seawater piping systems, heat exchangers, and underwater components.

  • High Thermal Conductivity: This alloy boasts high thermal conductivity, ensuring efficient heat transfer in heat exchangers and cooling systems, contributing to energy efficiency.

  • Mechanical Strength: Alloy C706 offers excellent mechanical strength, allowing it to withstand high-pressure conditions in marine applications and ensuring the longevity of components.

  • Biocompatible: It is biocompatible, making it suitable for applications in medical equipment and marine systems.

Other Names for Alloy C706 90-10 Copper Nickel:

  • C70600: UNS (Unified Numbering System) designation for Alloy C706 90-10 Copper Nickel, commonly used for standardization and identification.
  • Cupro-Nickel 90/10: Highlighting the alloy's 90% copper and 10% nickel composition, signifying its precise properties.
  • Copper Nickel Alloy 90/10: A straightforward reference to the alloy's copper and nickel content and their ratio.

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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