Niclafor® 1000 TD4 - (Rods, Wires) - CuNi9Sn6 - C72700

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Niclafor® 1000 is a range of Copper-Nickel-Tin (CuNi9Sn6) alloys designed and produced by Lebronze alloys (ex. CLAL). Mechanical advantages: Niclafor® 1000 exhibits very high mechanical properties, such as Tensile Strength and Yield Strength above 1,000 MPa (145 ksi) depending on temper, even at high temperatures. It has an excellent fatigue resistance and low friction, making it suitable for heavy duty applications.

High physical properties: Niclafor® exhibits high conductivity, very good corrosion resistance, magnetic properties and shielding effectiveness. A recyclable and environment-friendly solution: Niclafor® materials are beryllium-free, lead-free and cadmium-free, and are compliant with REACH and RoHs regulations.

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23.0 °C

8.9 g/cm³

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Available size round products (mm): up to 12



Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

120 GPa

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23.0 °C

2 %

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Hardness, Brinell

23.0 °C

230 [-]

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Hardness, Rockwell C

23.0 °C

22 [-]

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Hardness, Vickers

23.0 °C

235 [-]

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

780 - 880 MPa

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Yield strength

23.0 °C

700 MPa

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Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

1.62E-5 1/K

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for 20-200°C

Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

52 W/(m·K)

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for 20-200°C



Electrical conductivity

23.0 °C

8.00E+6 S/m

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Relative magnetic permeability

23.0 °C

1.01 [-]

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Technological properties

Application areas

Niclafor can be a substitute to Copper-Titanium and Copper-Beryllium for some applications. It used in the automotive industry, for example on bushings and bearings, eg. small end rings in high performance car engines. Niclafor® is also a material of reference in the eyewear industry: its high elasticity and formability allow light and durable designs. Niclafor® is extensively used in the electronics industry, including aerospace systems, for applications such as EMI shielding and connector parts. Summary of typical applications: Electronics (Relays, EMI Shielding, etc.), Connectors, Electrical engineering, Automotive, Telecom and Mobile phones, Eyewear and Spectacles industry, Domestic appliance.

Corrosion properties

Corrosion resistance rating: 4 out of 5

General machinability

Machinability: 45 %

Processing history

Condition: TD4