Alloy 3C / Alloy 3CT
Alloy 3C UNS Number C82200
BrushCast® high strength casting Alloy 3C provides excellent electrical and thermal conductivity, and nearly three times the conductivity of the high strength alloys, twice the thermal conductivity of aluminum alloys, and ten times that of steel.
Markets and Applications for Alloy 3C
Die Cast Plunger Tips
Cast parts for military and defense applications
Alloy 3C Chemical Composition
Beryllium – 0.35 – 0.80%
Nickel – 1.0 – 2.0%
Copper - balance
Alloy 3C Physical Properties
Elastic Modulus - 20 106 psi (140 Gpa)
Density - 0.319 lb/in3 (8.83 g/cm3)
Thermal Conductivity 70°F / 20°C - 144 BTU/ft•hr•°F (250 W/m•K)
Electrical Conductivity - 45-50% IACS (26.2-29.1 MS/m)
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion - 10 ppm/°F (18 ppm/°C)
Melting Range – 1900 – 1975 °F (1040 - 1080°C)
Alloy 3C Mechanical Properties
Mechanical properties may vary by product size, form and temper. Please see individual data sheets for values.
Available Forms, Sizes and Tolerances of Alloy 3C
All BrushCast® alloys are available in ingots. See data sheet for sizes and tolerances.
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