BrushCAST® 3C as cast & aged

Alternative and trade names
BrushCAST® 3C
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Description

Alloy 3C offers excellent electrical and thermal conductivity, good strength & galling resistance, and accurate replication of component detail. Alloy 3C offers nearly 3 times the conductivity of the high strength alloys, twice the thermal conductivity of aluminum alloys, and ten times that of steel.

This material data has been provided by Materion Brush GmbH.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.

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Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValue

Density

23.0 °C

8.83 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

140 GPa

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Elongation

23.0 °C

10 - 20 %

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Hardness, Rockwell B

23.0 °C

75 - 90 [-]

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

410 - 520 MPa

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Yield strength Rp0.2

23.0 °C

280 - 380 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValue

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

1.8E-5 1/K

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Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

250 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

PropertyValue

Specific Electrical conductivity

45 - 50 % IACS

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Technological properties

Property
Application areas

For plastic mold making, die cast plunger tips, non-sparking safety tools, parts for defense applications and undersea components.