OFHC Pipe

Farmer’s Copper Ltd. inventories C10200 OFHC copper bus pipe, which is sometimes referred to as bus tube. C102 copper is 99.95% pure copper, contains essentially no oxygen. Copper alloy 102 has high conductivity, at 101%, and has exceptional ductility.

Typical Application

Electrical Substations: The transmission and distribution system where voltage is transformed from high to low or the reverse using transformers. Electric power may flow through several substations between the generation facilities and the consumer and voltage may change in several steps along the grid.

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Fabrication Practices

Alloy

Joining Technique

Suitability Level

C10200

Soldering

Excellent

Brazing

Excellent

Oxyacetylene Welding

Fair

Gas Shielded Arc Welding

Good

Coated Metal Arc Welding

Not Recommended

Spot Weld

Not Recommended

Seam Weld

Not Recommended

Butt Weld

Good

Capacity for Being Cold Worked

Excellent

Capacity for Being Hot Formed

Excellent

Forgeability Rating

65

Machinability Rating

20

Standard sizes

Schedule 40 wall: ½” to 4”
Schedule 80 wall: 1” to 3”

ASTM Standard Designation: ASTM B188

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