Products > Plated Copper/Copper Alloy

IWG High Performance Conductors has several copper-alloy options that have decades of service in a variety of industries such as aerospace, geophysical, and
medical applications. The table and charts below provide a comparative overview of material properties.

Standard Item Specifications

Silver Plated Copper

Nickel Plated Copper

Tin Plated Copper

Silver & Nickel Plated Tensile Flex ®

 

 

COPPER-ALLOY COMPARISON - US

Silver & Nickel Plated HPC-35EF

Copper-Alloy¹

Tensile Rating (KSI)

Min Elong

Max Resistivity 

Min Conductivity

Thermal

 

Soft

Hard

(%)

(Ω-cmil/ft)

(%IACS)

Conductivity

BASE METAL

Min

Typical²

Min

Soft³

Soft

Hard

Soft

Hard

(BTU-ft/(h-ft2-F)

ETP/OF Copper

-

35

60

-

10.37

10.69

100

97

226

Tensile-Flex® (135)

60

73

100

6

11.52

12.20

90

85

200

HPC-35EF®

60

66

100

6

11.52

12.20

90

85

200

HPC-80EF®

55

59

100

6

12.20

12.96

85

80

191

C162 Cad Copper

55

63

100

6

12.20

12.96

85

80

208

CS-95®

95

103

130

6

16.46

25.93

63

40

139

COPPER-ALLOY COMPARISON - METRIC

Copper-Alloy¹

Tensile Rating (MPa)

Min Elong

Max Resistivity 

Min Conductivity

Thermal

 

Soft

Hard

(%)

(mΩ-cm)

(%IACS)

Conductivity

BASE METAL

Min

Typical²

Min

Soft³

Soft

Hard

Soft

Hard

(watt/meter-K)

ETP/OF Copper

-

241

414

-

1.72

1.78

90

85

391

Tensile-Flex® (135)

414

503

690

6

1.92

2.03

90

85

346

HPC-35EF®

414

455

690

6

1.92

2.03

90

85

346

HPC-80EF®

379

407

690

6

2.03

2.15

85

80

330

C162 Cad Copper

379

434

690

6

2.03

2.15

85

80

360

CS-95®

655

710

897

6

2.74

4.31

63

40

240


1- ETP/OF, HPC-35EF®, HPC-80EF®, and CS-95® will meet RoHS compliance requirements.

2- Typical tensile ratings based on 24 AWG – 19/36 (19/.127 mm).

3- Typical elongation ratings for ETP/OF will be dependant on the size and relevant ASTM requirement.

Relative Flex Life Thermal Stability

 

 

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