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Basic info


Process
CNC machining, sheet metal fabrication

Tolerance
ISO 2768

Price
$$$

Characteristics


Applications
Bus bars, gaskets, wire connectors, and other electrical applications

Subtypes
101, 110

Finishing options
Available as-machined, media blasted, or hand-polished

Copper Subtypes

110 Copper


Tensile Strength
42,000 psi (1/2 hard)
Elongation at Break
20%
Hardness
Rockwell F40
Density
0.322 lbs / cu. in.
Maximum Temp
500° F

101 Copper


Tensile Strength
37,000 psi (1/2 hard)
Elongation at Break
14%
Hardness
Rockwell F60
Density
0.323 lbs / cu. in.
Maximum Temp
500° F

Surface Finishing Options

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Electroplating

Electroplating can be functional, decorative or corrosion-related. Many industries use the process, including the automotive sector, in which chrome-plating of steel automobile parts is common.

$$$
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Painting

Painting the surface of a part improves its aesthetic appearance and can provide brand recognition to consumers. In addition, painting can have a protective effect on parts.

$$$
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Polishing

Polishing is the process of creating a smooth and shiny surface, either through physical rubbing of the part or by chemical interference. The process produces a surface with significant specular reflection, but in some materials is able to reduce diffuse reflection.

$$$$
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Powder Coating

Powder coating forms a durable, wear resistant and corrosion resistant layer on the surface of parts. Powder coating can be used to apply colors to parts and is compatible with any metal.

$$$

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