Beryllium Copper C173 / C17300 Bar

ASTM B196

Farmer’s Copper Ltd. inventories C17300 beryllium copper round rod up to 1” diameter. C173 is known as Free-Machining Beryllium, and is used when the formation of small discontinuous chips during machining is desirable. Copper Alloy 173 beryllium has the same mechanical and physical properties of those of the unleaded Alloy 172.

Typical Applications for C17300

  • Electrical Switch and Relay Blades
  • Electrical Connectors
  • Electric Motor Components
  • Fasteners
  • Non-Sparking Safety Tools
  • Pump Parts

We can provide bar, saw cut to your specifications. Contact our sales staff to inquire on your requirements of C17300 Beryllium Copper.

List of Standard Sizes

Round Rod – 1/16” to 1”diameter

ASTM Standard Designations for C17300: ASTM B196

Chemical Composition
(%max., unless shown as range or min.)

 

Cu(1)

Al

Be

Co(2)

Pb

Si

Min./Max.

Rem.

.20

1.80-2.00

.20 min

.20-.6

.20

Nominal

97.7

-

1.90

-

.40

-

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