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ToughMet® 3 TS Copper Nickel Tin Alloy

ToughMet 3 TS is the cold worked and spinodally hardened condition of this copper-nickel-tin alloy.

To learn more about ToughMet 3 TS mechanical and physical properties, forms, and sizes, download our ToughMet 3 TS data sheet. For more information about tolerances, see the charts below.

USES AND APPLICATIONS

ToughMet 3 TS tempers are commonly used in the oil and gas exploration industry and in aircraft.

TOUGHMET® SPECIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS

Toughmet 3 TS meets UNS C72900.  Rod is produced to AMS 4597, BMS 7-373 (Class TS) with tolerances per ASTM B249. Tube tolerances are covered by ASTM B251. ToughMet 3 is compliant to NACE MR0175/ISO 15156.

WIRE TOLERANCE 

 Diameter (inches)  Diametral
Tolerance (inches)
  Diameter (mm)  Diametral
Tolerance (mm) 
 Over  Including    Over Including 
 0.0300  0.0800  ±0.0003    0.8  1.5  ±0.01
 0.0800  0.1250  ±0.0004    1.5  2.0  ±0.01
 0.1250  0.2500  ±0.0006    2.0  3.8  ±0.02
 0.2500  0.3125  ±0.0007    3.8  12.0  ±0.03
 0.3125  0.4060  ±0.0010        
 0.4060  0.5000  ±0.0010        

Out of round tolerance is half the diametral tolerance.

ROD TOLERANCE

 Diameter (inches)  Diametral
Tolerance (inches)
   Diameter (mm)  Diametral
Tolerance (mm)
 Over Including  Plus   Plus    Over  Including Plus  Plus 
 0.500  1.000  0.008    12.5  25     0.2
 1.00  1.500    0.020    25  37  0.5
 1.500  2.000  0.020  0.080    37  50  0.5  2
 2.00  3.000  0.020  0.100    50  75  0.5  2.5
 3.00  3.250  0.020  0/140    75  83  0.5  3.6

Addtional tolerances are per ASTM B49.

TUBE TOLERANCE

 Outside Diameter (inches)  Diametral
Tolerance (inches)
   Outside Diameter (mm)  Diametral
Tolerance (mm)
 Over  Including    Over  Including
 0.375  0.500  ±0.002    3.8  12  ±0.05
 0.500  1.00  ±0.003    12  25  ±0.08
 1.00  2.00  ±0.004    25  50  ±0.10
 2.00  3.00  ±0.2% of
Outside Diameter
   50  75  ±0.2% of
Outside Diameter

Additional tolerances are per ASTM B251.