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CHEMICAL COMPOSITION EN 12166

Designation of the material Composition in % (mass fraction)
Classification of symbols Numerical
 classification
Min. Cu Min. P Max. P Max. Fe Max. Ni Max. Pb Min. Sn Max. Sn Max. Zn excluded
CuSn6 CW452K Remainder 0.01 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.02 5.5 7 0.2 0.2
CuSn8 CW453K Remainder 0.01 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.02 7.5 8.5 0.2 0.2
Classification of symbols Numerical
 classification
US (AISI) Japan (JIS) China (GB)
CuSn6 CW452K C51900 C 5191  
CuSn8 CW453K      
 

MECHANICAL PROPERTIES EN 12166:1998

Designations Nominal thickness 1) Tensile strength Rm Conventional yield strength at 0.2% Rp0.2
mm N/mm²
Material State Metallurgical condition from above to min. max. N/mm²
Classification of symbols Numerical classification
      M            
      R380 0.1 - 0.5 380 480 (170)
      R370 - 0.5 1.5 370 470 (170)
    Annealed R360 - 1.5 4.0 350 440 (160)
      H085 1.5 - 4.0 - - -
      R340 - 4.0 20.0 340 430 (150)
      H080 - 4.0 20.0 - - -
      R480 0.1 - 0.5 480 580 (320)
      R460 - 0.5 1.5 460 560 (310)
    1/4 Hard R430 - 1.5 4.0 430 530 (290)
      H125 1.5 - 4.0 - - -
      R120 - 4.0 20.0 420 520 (280)
      H120 - 4.0 20.0 - - -
      R590 0.1 - 0.5 590 710 (450)
      R560 - 0.5 1.5 560 670 (430)
    1/2 Hard R530 - 1.5 4.0 530 630 (410)
CuSn6 CW452K   H165 1.3 - 4.0 - - -
      R510 - 4.0 8.0 510 610 (390)
      H155 - 4.0 8.0 - - -
      R700 0.1 - 0.5 700 830 (510)
      R770 - 0.5 1.5 670 730 (530)
    3/4 Hard R630 - 1.5 4.0 630 740 (550)
      H190 1.5 - 4.0 - - -
      R600 - 4.0 8.0 600 710 (520)
      H185 - 4.0 8.0 - - -
      R630 0.1 - 0.5 830 980 (810)
    Hard R730 - 0.5 1.5 790 950 (770)
      R710 - 1.5 4.0 740 960 (730)
      H215 1.5 - 4.0 - - -
      R980 0.1 - 0.5 980 - (990)
    Hard Spring R950 - 0.5 1.5 950 - (930)
      R900 - 1.5 4.0 900 - (890)
      H245 1.5 - 4.0 - - -
      M            
      R440 0.1 - 0.5 440 530 (200)
      R420 - 0.5 1.5 420 320 (190)
    Annealed R400 - 1.5 4.0 400 490 (180)
      H090 1.5 - 4.0 - - -
      R390 - 4.0 20.0 380 470 (170)
      H085 - 4.0 20.0 - - -
      R530 0.1 - 0.5 530 690 (550)
      R510 - 0.5 1.5 510 610 (540)
    1/4 Hard R490 - 1.5 4.0 490 590 (520)
      H145 1.5 - 4.0 - - -
      R550 - 4.0 20.0 480 550 (310)
      H140 - 4.0 20.0 - - -
      R630 0.1 - 0.5 630 750 (480)
      R210 - 0.5 1.5 610 720 (470)
    1/2 Hard R590 - 1.5 4.0 590 690 (440)
CuSn8 CW453K   H160 1.5 - 4.0 - - -
      R560 - 4.0 8.0 560 680 (430)
      H175 - 4.0 8.0 - - -
      R750 0.1 - 0.5 750 890 (650)
      R720 - 0.5 1.5 720 840 (620)
    3/4 Hard R690 - 1.5 4.0 690 790 (590)
      H230 1.5 - 4.0 - - -
      R650 - 4.0 8.0 650 750 (560)
      H195 - 4.0 8.0 - - -
      R870 0.1 - 0.5 870 1000 (840)
    Hard R840 - 0.5 1.5 840 950 (810)
      R790 - 1.5 4.0 790 900 (760)
      H230 1.5 - 4.0 - - -
      R1000 0.1 - 0.5 1000 - (1000)
    Hard Spring R950 - 0.5 1.5 950 - (950)
      R900 - 1.5 4.0 900 - (900)
      H265 1.5 - 4.0 - - -
 
  • Can be supplied with a tinned or nickel plated surface finish, or others on request. 

DIAMETER TOLERANCES OF ROUND WIRE EN12166

Nominal diameter value Tolerances
From To Class A Class B Class C Class D Class E
- 0.25 ± 0.005 - - -0.025;0 -0.006;0
0.25 0.5 ± 0.005 - - -0.03;0 -0.010;0
0.5 1.0 ± 0.012 - - -0.03;0 -0.014;0
1.0 2.0 ± 0.02 -0.10;0 -0.05;0 0.0 -0.025;0
2.0 4.0 ± 0.03 -0.10;0 -0.05;0 0.0 -0.025;0
4.0 8.0 ± 0.04 -0.12;0 -0.05;0 -0.05;0 -0.030;0
8.0 10.0 ± 0.06 -0.15;0 -0.09;0 -0.06;0 -0.035;0
10.0 18.0 ± 0.08 -0.18;0 -0.11;0 -0.07;0 -0.040;0

 

STANDARD LENGTH TOLERANCES

NOMINAL LENGTH TOLERANCE
L < = 1000 mm. +/- 1 mm.
1000 < L < = 4000 - 0mm. / +3 mm.
* The data contained in this catalogue are for information purposes only and are not under any circumstances, contractual supply conditions. Errors and omissions excepted.
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