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GRCop-42

A copper/chromium/niobium alloy developed by NASA specifically for use by spaceflight companies to manufacture components in rocket engines. The alloy exhibits high thermal conductivity combined with high strength at elevated temperatures and excellent creep resistance

Highlights:

  • High thermal conductivity & strength at elevated temperatures
  • Suited to components requiring high thermal conductivity in high temperature environments such as liquid rocket engines
  • Applications in space flight and satellite markets

Typical Mechanical Properties

  • Ultimate Tensile Strength
  • 537 MPa
  • Yield Strength
  • 328 MPa
  • Elongation at Break
  • 23 %