Phosphor Bronze 510 / C510 / C51000

ASTM B139, ASTM B103, QQ_B-750 Comp. A, BS 2870 PB102, BS 2874 PB102, BS 2875 PB102, EN CW451K

Farmer’s Copper Ltd. maintains an extensive inventory of Phosphor Bronze (C510) in plate, sheet, and rod form. C51000 is readily soldered and brazed and is suitable for arc welding with filler metal of similar composition. Copper Alloy 510 is commonly used for fasteners, spring components, and welding rods. C510 is excellent for drawing, spinning, blanking or any drastic cold working applications.

Typical Applications

  • Electrical connectors
  • Bushings
  • Gears
  • Pinions

We offer material to be cut to your specifications through the use of one of our bar saws, shears, precision plate saws, and water jets. Call us at 409-765-9003!

List of standard sizes

C51000 Rod – ½” Dia. thru 6”
C51000 Plate – 3/16” Thick
C51000 Plate – ¼” Thick

Available Shapes

Fabrication Properties

Joining Technique

Suitability

Soldering

Excellent

Brazing

Excellent

Oxyacetylene Welding

Fair

Gas Shielded Arc Welding

Good

Coated Metal Arc Welding

Fair

Spot Weld

Good

Seam Weld

Fair

Butt Weld

Excellent

Capacity for Being Cold Worked

Excellent

Capacity for Being Hot Formed

Poor

Machinability Rating

20

ASTM Standard Designation for C51000: ASTM B139 and ASTM B103

Phosphor Bronze Alloy A

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

 

Cu

Fe

Pb

P

Sn

Zn

Min./Max.

Rem.

.10

.05

.03-.35

4.2-5.8

.30

Nominal

94.8

-

-

.20

5.0

-

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