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Copper Wire

COPPER WIRE FOR ELECTRICAL APPLICATIONS

COMPOSITION OF Cu-ETP (CW004A) AND Cu-OF (CW008A) COPPER EN 13602
Designation of the material European Standard (EN) Composition in % (mass fraction)
Min. Cu Max. Bi Max. O Max. Pb Other elements (please see note)
Symbolic Numerical EN total max. excluded
Cu-ETP CW004A EN 13602 99.90 0.0005 0.04 0.005 0.03 Ag, O
Cu-OF CW008A EN 13602 99.95 0.0005 _ 0.005 0.03 Ag

 

 

COPPER WIRE FOR GENERAL USES

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION EN 12166
Designation of the material European Standard (EN) Composition in % (mass fraction)
Min. Cu Min. P Max. P Min. Be Max. Be Max. Co Max. Fe Max. Ni Other elements (please see note)
Symbolic Numerical EN total excluded
Cu-DHP CW024A EN 12166 99.9 1) 0.015 0.04 - - - - - - -
Cu-Be2 CW101C EN 12166 Remainder - - 1.8 2.1 0.3 0.2 0.3 - 0.6

1) Including up to a maximum of 0.015% silver.
NOTE - The total of other elements (other than copper) is defined as the sum of Ag, As, Bi, Cd, Co, Cr, Fe, Mn, Ni, O, P, Pb, S, Sb, Se, Si, Sn, Te and Zn, subject to the exclusion of any individual elements specified.

EUROPEAN (EN) AMERICAN ASTM JAPANESE (JIS) CHINESE GB
Cu-ETP C11000 C1100 -
Cu-OF C10200 C1020 -
Cu-DHP C12200 C1220 / C1221 -
Cu-Be2 - - -
 

Mechanical properties EN 13602

Mechanical properties for wires without coatings
Designations Nominal diameter Tensile strength Rm Elongation
mm N/mm² At or A200 mm
Material Metallurgical condition a) above up to & including min.
Symbolic Numerical min. %
    A010 0.04 b) 0.08 (200) 10
    A015 0.08 0.16 (200) 15
    A021 0.16 0.32 (200) 21
    A022 0.32 0.50 (200) 22
    A024 0.50 1.00 (200) 24
    A026 1.00 1.50 (200) 26
    A028 1.50 3.00 (200) 28
    A033 3.00 5.00 (200) 33
Cu-ETP Cu-OF CW004A CW008A R460 0.16 1.12 460 -
    R440 1.12 1.50 440 -
    R430 1.50 2.00 430 -
    R420 2.00 2.40 420 -
    R400 2.40 3.00 400 -
    R390 3.00 3.55 390 -
    R380 3.55 4.00 380 -
    R370 4.00 4.50 370 -
    R360 4.50 5.00 360 -

NOTE - The values in brackets are not required by this standard, they are given for information purposes only.
a) The metallurgical conditions specified as A… fall under the "annealed" category and those specified as R… the "cold drawn" category.
b) Including the value 0.04

 

 

Mechanical properties EN 12166

Designations Nominal thickness Tensile strength Rm Conventional yield strength at 0.2% Rp0.2
mm N/mm²
Material Metallurgical condition from above to min. max. N/mm²
Symbolic Numerical
    M            
                 
    R200 1.5 - 20.0 200 270 (60)
    H040 1.5 - 20.0 - - -
                 
    R270 1.0 - 8.0 270 - (250)
    H065 1.0 - 8.0 - - -
    R250 - 8.0 20.0 250 - (230)
    H055 - 8.0 20.0 - - -
Cu-DHP CW024A              
    R330 1.0 - 8.0 330 - (290)
    H090 1.0 - 8.0 - - -
    R300 - 8.0 15.0 300 - (250)
    H090 - 8.0 15.0 - - -
                 
    R400 1.0 - 8.0 400 - (360)
    H105 1.0 - 8.0 - - -
    R350 - 8.0 12.0 350 - (320)
    H105 - 8.0 12.0 - - -
    R390 0.2 - 1.0 390 540 (220)
    R410 - 1.0 10.0 410 540 (200)
    H090 0.2 - 10.0 - - -
                 
    R550 1.0 - 10.0 510 610 (485)
    H120 1.0 - 10.0 - - -
                 
    R580 1.0 - 10.0 580 690 (570)
    H170 1.0 - 10.0 - - -
                 
    R750 0.2 - 1.0 750 1140 (929)
    R750 - 1.0 10.0 750 1140 (800)
    H220 0.2 - 10.0 - - -
                 
Cu-Be2 CW101C R1130 0.2 - 1.0 1130 1350 (1090)
    R1100 - 1.0 10.0 1103 1520 (1050)
    H350 0.2 - 10.0 - - -
                 
    R1190 1.0 - 10.0 1190 1450 (1150)
    H360 1.0 - 10.0 - - -
                 
    R1270 1.0 - 10.0 1270 1450 (1250)
    H370 1.0 - 10.0 - - -
                 
    R1310 0.2 - 1.0 1310 1520 (1380)
    H390 0.2 - 1.0 - - -
    R1310 - 1.0 10.0 1310 1520 (1300)
    H380 - 1.0 10.0 - - -
                 

NOTE 1 - The values in brackets are not required by this standard, they are given for information purposes only.
NOTE 2- 1N/mm² equals 1MPa.

  • 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
above up to & including 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

 

TOLERANCES 13602

Diameter tolerances
nominal diameter max. diameter tolerance Max. roundness.
above up to & including
0.08 0.25 ± 0.003mm 0.006mm
0.25 0.4 ± 0.004mm 0.008mm
0.4 5 ± 1% 2%

 

 

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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