AMPCO-TRODE® 150

Alternative and trade names
AWS A5.7 Class ER CuAl-A3
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Description

AMPCO-TRODE® 150 aluminum bronze spooled wire and bare filler rod produce a deposit of high strength and good ductility with a nominal hardness of 166 Brinell as applied with the inert-gas processes.


AMPCO-TRODE® 150 is recommended for welding AMPCO® 18 alloy. It is ideal for piston overlay applications and bearing surfaces requiring high strength and good ductility.

Related Standards

Equivalent Materials

This material data has been provided by AMPCO METAL.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
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Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyValue

Recycled Content

80 %

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Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elongation

23.0 °C

20 %

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in 2″ (51 mm)

Hardness, Brinell

23.0 °C

166 [-]

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BHN (3000kg) 1/4″ (6.4mm) deposit

Reduction of area

23.0 °C

22 %

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

621 MPa

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Yield strength

23.0 °C

276 MPa

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Chemical properties

PropertyValueComment

Aluminium

10 - 11.5 %

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Copper

Balance, including silver

Iron

2 - 4.5 %

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Other

0.5 %

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max.

Silicon

0.1 %

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max.

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Welding: Hydraulic pistons, Bearing overlays, Impellers, Turbine runners, Press rams, Cable sheaves, Mill slippers, Valve seats and parts, Breaker blocks, Ceiling machine mandrels, Steel mill rolls, Welding AMPCO® 18