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Copper Alloys

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For many decades now, Diehl Metall has been a reliable partner as a supplier of sophisticated and high-quality semi-finished goods made of copper and copper alloys. To achieve this, we develop new material solutions for current and future challenges – customized to individual requirements for almost every application.

  • Bronze
    Sundwiger MessingwerkDIN EN SymbolDIN EN No.ASTM: UNS No.JIS No.Electrical conductivity [MS/m]Thermal conductivity [W/(m*K)]Density [g/cm³]
    BD20
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    CuSn2-C50700-24.9-8.9
    BD40
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    CuSn4CW450KC51100C511111.6-8.9
    BD50
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    CuSn5CW451KC51000C51029.8-8.9
    BD60
    BD61
    BD64
    BD65
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    CuSn6CW452KC51900C51918.1-8.9
    BD80
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    CuSn8CW453KC52100C52126.9-8.9

    Application areas of the alloys: Connector pins, flat wire, screws, springs, rivets, pressed parts, gong sticks, conductor & connection wire, stranded wire, brush & weaving wire, weld studs, resistance wire for heating elements, contact parts for lighting elements, welding & soldering wire, wire mesh (construction), spectacle frames

  • Multicomponent Bronzes (Turning Qualities)
    Sundwiger MessingwerkDIN EN SymbolDIN EN No.ASTM: UNS No.JIS No.Electrical conductivity [MS/m]Thermal conductivity [W/(m*K)]Density [g/cm³]
    BY44
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    CuSn4Zn4Pb4CW456KC54400C544111.0808.8
    BY51
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    CuSn5Pb1CW458KC53400C53419.8808.8

    Application areas of the alloys: Turned contact elements, pins

  • Copper-Magnesium
    Sundwiger MessingwerkDIN EN SymbolDIN EN No.ASTM: UNS No.JIS No.Electrical conductivity [MS/m]Thermal conductivity [W/(m*K)]Density [g/cm³]
    SD01
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    (CuMg0.1)CW127CC18661-46.4-8.9
    SD02
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    CuMg0.2CW127CC18661-44.6-8.9
    SF02
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    CuMg0.2CW127CC18661-45.23108.9
    SD03
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    (CuMg0.3)CW127C
    CW128C
    C18661-41.7-8.9
    SD04
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    (CuMg0.4)CW128CC18661
    C18665
    -37.1-8.9
    SD05
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    CuMg0.5CW128CC18661
    C18665
    -37.1-8.9

    Application areas of the alloys: Conductor & connecting wire, cable harnesses, connector pins, vehicle wiring systems, telecommunications cables, catenary cables for contact wire, contact wire for highspeed trains

  • High-Performance alloys
    Sundwiger MessingwerkDIN EN SymbolDIN EN No.ASTM: UNS No.JIS No.Electrical conductivity [MS/m]Thermal conductivity [W/(m*K)]Density [g/cm³]
    MT31CuZn31Al5Ni3Ti1------

     

  • Nickel Silver
    Sunwiger MessingwerkDIN EN SymbolDIN EN No.ASTM: UNS No.JIS No.Electrical conductivity [MS/m]Thermal conductivity [W/(m*K)]Density [g/cm³]
    ND07
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    CuNi8Zn28-C74300-5.2-8.7
    ND12
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    CuNi12Zn24CW403JC75700-4.0-8.7
    ND18
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    CuNi18Zn20CW409JC76400-2.9-8.7

    Application areas of the alloys: Fashion jewelry, clips for pens, spectacle frames, springs, zip fasteners, bridges for musical instruments, scouring pads

  • Brass
    Sundwiger MessingwerkDIN EN SymbolDIN EN No.ASTM: UNS No.JIS No.Electrical conductivity [MS/m]Thermal conductivity [W/(m*K)]Density [g/cm³]
    MD02
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    (CuZn2)---36.52508.9
    MD05CuZn5CW500LC21000C210031.3-8.8
    MD15CuZn15CW502LC23000C230021.0-8.8
    MD30CuZn30CW505LC26000C260015.7-8.5

    Application areas of the alloys: Electronics, electrical engineering, rivets, extruded parts, contact & fastening elements, battery pins, zip fasteners, fashion jewelry, watchmaking industry, arts & crafts

  • Low-Alloy Copper Materials
    Sundwiger MessingwerkDIN EN SymbolDIN EN No.ASTM UNS No.JIS No.Electrical conductivity [MS/m]Thermal conductivity [W/(m*K)]Density [g/cm³]
    BD01
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    CuSn0.15CW117CC14410
    C14415
    -46.4-8.9
    BD03
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    (CuSn0.3)CW129CC18835-39.4-8.9
    BF03
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    (CuSn0.3)CW129CC18835-42.92908.9
    BD06
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    CuSn0.6-C50100C501036.5-8.9
    MD02
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    (CuZn2)---36.52508.9
    MD05CuZn5CW500LC21000C210031.3-8.9
    SD94
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    CuFe2PCW107CC19400C194036.52608.9

    Application areas of the alloys: Contact & fastening elements, screws & rivets for electronics

  • Copper
    Sundwiger MessingwerkDIN EN SymbolDIN EN No.ASTM: UNS No.JIS No.Electrical conductivity [MS/m]Thermal conductivity [W/(m*K)]Density [g/cm³]
    KD00Cu-OFCW008AC10200 58.0-8.94
    KD03SE-Cu / Cu-PHCCW020A
    CW021A
    C10300 58.0-8.94
    KD30SF-Cu
    Cu-DHP
    CW024AC12200C122058.0-8.94
    KD58E-Cu58 / Cu-ETPCW004AC11000C110057.0-8.94

    Application areas of the alloys: Contact & fastening elements, screws & rivets for electronics

Diehl MetallDIN EN SymbolDIN EN No.Typical ApplicationsMaterial Behavior
002CuZn39Pb3CW614NShaped turned parts, forgingsVery good machinability, very good hot forming properties
003CuZn40Pb2CW617NClosed-die forgings, automatic machiningVery good machinability, very good hot forming properties
008CuZn39Pb2CW612NDrinking water applications, parts for precision, mechanical and apparatus engineeringVery good machinability, very good hot forming properties
014CuZn38Pb2CW608NParts for optics and precision engineering, contact pinsGood machinability, good hot forming properties with good cold forming properties
015CuZn39Pb0.5CW610N-Very good hot forming properties with average cold forming properties
021CuZn35Pb1CW600N-Good hot and cold forming properties
023CuZn37CW508LCold forming by means of deep drawing, pressing, upsetting, rolling, thread rolling, coining, bendingVery good cold forming properties, good soldering and welding properties 
062
ECOMERICA
CuZn38AsCW511LDrinking water applicationsGood cold forming properties, moderate hot forming properties
057
ECOMERICA
CuZn42CW510LShaped turned parts, forgings Good hot forming properties, limited cold forming properties
013
ECOMERICA
CuZn40CW509LHot pressed parts, fitting and lock componentsGood hot forming properties, average cold forming properties
204CuZn36CW507LCold forming by means of deep drawing, pressing, upsetting, rolling, thread rolling, coining, bendingVery good cold forming properties, good soldering and welding properties
205CuZn36Pb3CW603NAutomatic machining, for knurling and thread rolling Very good machinability, good hot and cold forming properties
301CuZn37Pb0.5CW604N-Very good cold formability with average machinability
402CuZn36Pb2AsCW602N-Dezincification-resistant, good hot forming properties, good seawater resistance, good machinability
410CuZn36Pb2AsCW602N-Dezincification-resistant, good machinability, good hot forming properties, good seawater resistance
412
AQCUARIN
CuZn33Pb1AlSiAsCW725RAutomatic machining, drinking water applications Dezincification-resistant, good machinability, good hot forming properties
413
AQCUARIN
CuZb33Pb1AlSiAsCW725RAutomatic machining, drinking water applications Dezincification-resistant, good machinability, good hot forming properties
430
CUPHIN
CuZn21Si3PCW724RDrinking water applications, structural components Very good machinability, very good hot forming properties, very good soft and hard solderability
430
ECOBRASS 
CuZn21Si3PCW724RAutomotive applicationsVery good machinability, very good hot forming properties, very good soft and hard solderability
451CuZn40Mn1Pb1CW720RParts for automatic turning lathes, rolling bearing cagesGood machinability, good hot forming properties, very good soft solderability
452CuZn37Mn3Al2PbSiCW713RSynchronizer rings, shift forks, sliding blocks Very good hot forming properties 
454CuZn37Mn3Al2PbSiCW713RWorm gears, pump impellers, plain bearingsVery good hot forming properties 
458Cuzn37Mn3Al2PbSiCW713RSynchronizer rings, shift forks, valve guides Very good hot forming properties 
460CuZn35Ni3Mn2AlPbCW710RMechanical engineering, plant engineering (pump impellers), shipbuilding Corrosion-resistant, average hot and cold forming properties
460
TECPURE
CuZn31Si1CW708RBearing bushings, valve guides, other sliding components Good cold forming properties, good wear resistance, high thermal resistance 
469CuZn31Si1CW708RBearing bushings, valve guides, other sliding componentsGood cold forming properties

Information on special alloys is available upon request

  • Special Alloys
    Diehl MetallDIN EN SymbolDIN EN No.StateBrinell Hardness HBW2.5/62.5 min.Tensile Strength² Rm [MPa] min.Yield Strength² Rp0.2 [MPa] min.Elongation² As [%] min.Typical ApplicationsMaterial Behavior
    356³CuZn36Mn3Al2Si1--170-220
    (HBW2.5/62.5)
    63033013Wear-resistant transmission parts, synchronizer ringsVery high strength, good sliding wear resistance
    363 / 364³CuZn35Mn3Si1Pb1--80 solution annealed and precipitation hardened (HRB)40017035Structural parts in mechanical engineeringGood sliding wear resistance
    412 AQCUARINCuZn33Pb1AlSiAsCW725RH06060 (HBW2.5/62.5)28012020Structural materialDezincification-resistant, good seawater resistance
    416CuZn33Pb1.5AlAsCW626RH06060 (HBW2.5/62.5)28012020Structural materialDezincification-resistant, suitable for use in tap waters, complies with the German Drinking Water Ordinance DIN 50930-6
    452CuZn37Mn3Al2PbSiCW713RH130130 (HBW2.5/62.5)580 (550)270 (200)20 (8)Automotive parts such as synchronizer rings, gearshift forks, sliding blocksGood wear properties, excellent resistance to oil corrosion
    454CuZn37Mn3Al2PbSiCW713RH130130 (HBW2.5/62.5)580 (550)270 (200)20 (8)Worm gears, pump impellersGood sliding properties, good resistance to oil corrosion
    455³CuTn36Mn2Al1FePbSiSn--160 (HBW2.5/62.5)58027020Synchronizer rings, gearshift forks, sliding blocksHigh strength, good toughness, good resistance to oil corrosion
    458CuZn37Mn3Al2PbSiCW713RH130130 (HBW2.5/62.5)580 (550)270 (200)20 (8)Synchronizer rings, gearshift forks, valve guidesHigh strength, good sliding wear resistance
    466CuZn23Al6mn4Fe3PbCW704R-200 (HBW2.5/62.5)780 (700)540 (500)8 (5)Coated synchronizer rings, bushings, worm gearsVery high strength
    467³CuZn23Al6Mn4Fe3--200 (HBW2.5/62.5)7805408Coated synchronizer rings, bushings, worm gearsVery high strength
    470³CuZn13Mn8Al5Si2Fe1Pb--180 (HBW2.5/62.5)83043012Wear-resistant transmission parts, synchronizer rings, sliding blocksVery high strength
    474³CuZn13Mn8Al5Si2Fe1--180 (HBW2.5/62.5)63043012Wear-resistant transmission parts, synchronizer rings, sliding blocksLead-free
    479³CuZn30Mn3Al3Si1NiCr--195-225 (HBW2.5/62.5)65040015Synchronizer ringsHigh hardness, high wear resistance
    482³CuZn29Al4Ni3Co1SiFePb--190 (HBW2.5/62.5)79071015Synchronizer ringsHigh hardness, high wear resistance
    488³CuZn32Ni7Al4Si2Fe--240-300 (HV50)8307203Synchronizer ringsHigh wear resistance, high strength
    489³CuZn18Mn8Al5Si2Fe1Pb--220-300 (HV50)8408005Synchronizer ringsHigh wear resistance, high strength
    490³CuZn35Ni14Si4Pb--170 (HV50)5604004Synchronizer ringsMaximum wear resistance
    492³CuZn18Mn8Al5Si2Fe1--220-300 (HV50)8408005Synchronizer ringsHigh wear resistance, high strength, lead-free

    Information according to Diehl material data sheet
    (Information according to EN 1242)

    ² Reference values
    ³ Not standardized according to EN 12420

  • Aluminum Bronzes
    Diehl MetallDIN EN SymbolDIN EN No.ZustandBrinell Hardness HBW2.5/62.5 min.Tensile Strength² Rm [MPa] min.Yield Strength² Rp0.2 [MPa] min.Elongation² As [%] min.Typical ApplicationsMaterial Behavior
    700CuAl10Ni5Fe4CW307GH170170 (HBW2.5/62.5)720 (650)360 (350)12 (12)Bearings, worm gearsHigh-strength material with high corrosion-resistance

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    (Information according to EN 1242) 

  • Standard Alloys
    Diehl MetallDIN EN SymbolDIN EN No.StateBrinell Hardness HBW2.5/62.5 min.Tensile Strength² Rm [MPa] min.Yield Strength² Rp0.2 [MPa] min.Elongation² A5 [%] min.Typical ApplicationsMaterial Behavior
    002CuZn39Pb3CW614NH0707035014015Main alloys for forgings of all kinds: in particular fittings, housingsVery good machinability, difficult to cold form
    003CuZn40Pb2CW617NH0707035014015Forgings of all kinds: in particular for thin-walled partsVery good machinability, difficult to cold form
    008CuZn39Pb2CW612NH0707035014015Forgings for machining and cold formingGood machinability, possible to cold form
    014CuZn38Pb2CW608NH0707035014015Forgings for machining and cold formingGood machinability, possible to cold form
    015CuZn39Pb0.5CW610N 7534010025FittingsEasy to hot and cold form
    040Cu-ETPCW004AH040402005030Parts for the electrical industryEasy to hot and cold form, possible to polish
    062
    ECOMERICA
    CuZn38AsCW511LH0606028012020Suitable for use in drinking water applicationsDezincificationresistant, possible to cold form, machinable
    095CuNi2SiCW111H140 Solution annealed and precipitation hardened14047032012Screws and boltsHigh strength, medium electrical conductivity
    362³CuZn36Mn3Si- 12045032015Sliding partsEasy to cold form, good sliding wear resistance properties
    402CuZn36Pb2AsCW602NH0606028012020FittingsDezincificationresistant, possible to cold form, machinable
    430
    CUPHIN
    CuZn21Si3PCW724RH12012050025015Forgings of all kindsCorrosionresistant, leadfree alloy, good machinability, high strength
    451CuZn40Mn1Pb1CW720RH0808535016015Roller bearing cages, sliding partsGood machinability, medium strength
    453³CuZn37Mn1Al1FePbSi- 11044018020Bevel gears, gearsMedium strength, medium to high strength
    460CuZn35Ni3Mn2AlPbCW710RH10010044018010Apparatus engineering, ship fittingsMedium machinability, seawater-resistant, medium to high strength

    Information according to Diehl material data sheet
    (information according to EH 12420)

    ²Reference values
    ³not standardized according EN 12420

  • Aluminum alloys
    Diehl MetallDIN EN SymbolDIN EN No.Heat Treatment StateCross Sectional Dimension t Treatment State(mmBrinell Hardness (3) HB2.5/62.5 min. Tensile Strength Rm [MPa] min. L(4)Tensile Strength Rm [MPa] min. T(5)Yield Strength Rp0.2 [MPa] min. L(4)Yield Strength Rp0.2 [MPa] min. L(5)Elongation A5 [%] min. (4)Elongation A5 [%] min. (5)Typical ApplicationsMaterial Behavior
    502AlCu4Mg1AW 2014T4t ≤ 100105420 260 8 Mechanical engineering, fastenersNatural aging, high strength
    503AlZn5.5MgCuAW 7075T6
    T73
    t ≤ 50
    50 < t ≤ 100
    t ≤ 50
    50 < t ≤ 100
    135
    130
    120
    112
    510
    500
    455
    445
    480
    470
    420
    410
    430
    425
    385
    375
    410
    400
    360
    350
    7
    6
    6
    6
    4
    4
    4
    3
    Vehicle construction, mechanical engineering, aviation industryNatural aging, high strength
    506AlCu4SiMgAW 2014T6t ≤ 50
    50 < t ≤ 100
    120
    120
    440
    440
    430
    430
    380
    370
    370
    360
    6
    6
    3
    3
    Vehicle construction, mechanical engineering, aviation industryArtificial aging, maximum strength
    510AlSi1MgMnAW6082T6t ≤ 1009031029026025065Electrical engineering, vehicle construction, mechanical engineeringNatural and artificial aging, medium strength
    511 (1)AlMgSiPbAW 6012 t ≤ 1008027528022020065Parts for large-surface machiningNatural and artificial aging, good machinability
    519 (1)AlSi12.5MgCuNi-T6-90270 2010 5 Structural parts, increased wear resistance, transmission parts Artificial aging, medium strength

    Besides these alloys, we also produce forgings made of other aluminum alloys upon request.    

    (1) Not standardized according to EN586
    (2) Diameter of the largest spherical shape which can be fitted into the forging
    (3) For acceptance tests if no tensile test can be carried out
    (4) Direction parallel to the main fiber flow
    (5) Any direction which is not parallel to the main fiber flow

    T4 = Undergoes solution annealing and natural aging
    T6 = Undergoes solution annealing and artificial aging
    T73 = Undergoes solution annealing and overaging (artificial aging) to achieve optimum resistance to stress corrosion cracking

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  • Brass
    Diehl MetallDIN EN SymbolDIN EN No.StateBrinell Hardness HBW 2.5 / 62.5 min.Tensile Strength² Rm [MPa] min.Elongation² Rp0.2[MPa]Elongation² A5(%) min.Material Behavior
    356³CuZn36Mn3Al2Si1- 170-220 (HBW2,5/62,5)63033013Very good strength , good sliding wear properties
    452CuZn37Mn3Al2PbSiCW713RH130130 (HBW2,5/62,5)580 (550)270 (200)20 (8)Good wear properties, excellent resistance to oil corrosion
    455³CuTn36Mn2Al1FePbSiSn- 160 (HBW2,5/62,558027020High strength, good toughness, good resistance to oil corrosion
    458CuZn37Mn3Al2PbSiCW713RH130130 (HBW2,5/62,5)580 (550)270 (200)20 (8)High strength, good sliding wear properties
    466CuZn23Al6Mn4Fe3PbCW704R 200 (HBW2,5/62,5)780 (700)540 (500)8 (5)Very high strength
    467³CuZn23Al6Mn4Fe3- 200 (HBW2,5/62,5)7805408Very high strength
    470³CuZn13Mn8Al5Si2Fe1Pb- 180 (HBW2,5/62,5)63043012Very high strength
    474³CuZn13Mn8Al5Si2Fe1- 180 (HBW2,5/62,5)63043012High hardness, high wear resistance
    479³CuZn30Mn3Al3Si1NiCr- 195-225 (HBW2,5/62,5)65040015High hardness, high wear resistance
    4823CuZn29Al4Ni3Co1SiFePb- 190 (HBW2,5/62,5)7907105High wear resistance, high strength
    4883CuZn32Ni7AI4Si2Fe- 240-300 (HV50)8307203High wear resistance, high strength
    4893CuZn18Mn8Al5Si2Fe1Pb- 220-300 (HV50)8408005High wear resistance, high strength
    4903CuZn35Ni14Si4Pb- 170 (HV50)5604004Maximum wear resistance
    4923CuZn18Mn8Al5Si2Fe1- 220-300 (HV50)8408005High wear resistance, high strength, lead-free

    Information according to Diehl material data sheet                         (Information according to EN 12420)

    ² Reference values
    ³ Not standardized according to EN 12420

  • Friction Layers
    Diehl Metallq [J/mm²]p [N/mm²]v [m/s]
    Diehl BlackLine1.5 (5.0)12 (24)24 (42)
    Diehl GoldLine0.4 (1.5)10 (16)8 (12)

    nominal (maximum)

  • Rods, Tubes, Profiles

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  • Strip

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    Kristin Kreisel
    Sales Manager
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  • Wire

    Sundwiger Messingwerk GmbH & Co. KG
    Jochen Heuermann
    Sales Manager
    • Phone +49 2372 661-218
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  • Synchonizer Rings & DIE-Forgings

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    Diehl Metall Schmiedetechnik
    Raimund Karl
    Sales Director
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