C10100 Oxygen Free

CDA/UNS C-10100

MSDS Sheet (pdf)

Oxygen free high conductivity copper is produced by the direct conversion of selected refined cathodes and castings under carefully controlled conditions to prevent any contamination of the pure oxygen-free metal during processing.  The method of producing O.F.H.C. copper insures an extra high grade of metal with a copper content of 99.9%.  With such small content of extraneous elements, the inherent properties of elemental copper are brought forth to a high degree.  Among such characteristics are high ductility, high electrical and thermal conductivity, high impact strength, good creep resistance, ease of weldability and low volatility under high vacuum.

Typical Uses

Automotive rectifiers

Transistor component bases, high resistance-ratio cryogenic shunts, bus condutors, wave guides, hollow conductors, anodes for vacuum tubes, coaxial cable, coaxial tube, klystrons, microwave tubes, bus bars, lead-in wire, vacuum seals, conductors, glass-to-metal seals.

Chemical Composition

Cu Sb AS O P Te
Min.Max 99.99 Min .0004  .0005 .0005 .0003 .0002
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