Equivalent Specifications

DIN 17665 1983 2.0978
DIN 17678 1983 2.0978
DIN 17672 1983 2.0978
CuAl11Fe6Ni6
CuAl11NI6Fe5
BS EN 12165 CW 308G
CuAl11Ni
NFL 14-706
NFA 51-116
AMS 4590
C63020
NCT 10-641-01MD
CuAl11Ni5Fe5

Key Features

A high strength nickel aluminium bronze that can be heat treated by quench hardening and tempering 

Typical Uses

One of the highest strength aluminium bronzes.

Aerospace: Bushings and bearings.

General engineering: Wear plates, dies.

Marine: Valves, hydraulic blocks, fixtures and fittings.

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DIN 2.0978

Description Nickel Aluminium Bronze
Nominal Composition CuAl9Ni4Fe4Mn2
Alloy Type Wrought

Typical Mechanical Properties

Tensile Strength (N/mm²) 800
Proof/Yield Strength (N/mm²) 570
Elongation (%) 4
Hardness Brinell 215
Impact Izod J20°C  

Typical Physical Properties

Density g/cm³ 7.6
Melting Temperature Range °C 1060-1075
Thermal Conductivity W/mK 54
Electrical Resistivity μΩ.m15°C 22
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 0-250°C 17
Relative Magnetic Permeability  
Coefficient of Friction

Copper Alloys Ltd has the ability to modify existing alloys for improved performance. Many customers have benefited from this in the past.

To discuss your requirements, call a member of Copper Alloys Ltd's technical team on +44 (0) 1782-816888, or email sales@copperalloys.net.

This Data is indicative only and must not be seen as a substitute for the full specification from which it is drawn. In particular, the mechanical property requirements vary widely with tempeter, product and product dimensions. The information is based on our present knowledge and is given in good faith. However, no liability will be acepted by the Company in respect of any action taken by any third party in reliance thereon.

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