Alloy Geek C710 80-20 Cu Ni Standard
Alloy C710, also recognized as 80-20 Copper Nickel, is an exceptional alloy meticulously designed for excellence in marine environments. This alloy combines precise chemical properties with robust mechanical strength, making it the preferred choice for marine applications such as shipbuilding, offshore platforms, and seawater systems.
Chemical Composition Range of CDA 710 Copper Nickel:
- Copper (Cu): Balance (~80.0%)
- Nickel (Ni): 19.0-23.0%
- Iron (Fe): 1.0% max
- Zinc (Zn): 1.0% max
- Manganese (Mn): 1.0% max
- Lead (Pb): 0.05% max
Outstanding Corrosion Resistance: C710 Copper Nickel exhibits exceptional resistance to corrosion in marine and saline environments, making it a 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 C710 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 C710 80-20 Copper Nickel:
- C71000: UNS (Unified Numbering System) designation for Alloy C710 80-20 Copper Nickel, commonly used for standardization and identification.
- Cupro-Nickel 80/20: Highlighting the alloy's 80% copper and 20% nickel composition, signifying its precise properties.
- Copper Nickel Alloy 80/20: A straightforward reference to the alloy's copper and nickel content and their ratio.
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