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Copper Clad (10%) Aluminum (Conductive wire)

Datasheet updated 2012-06-20 15:08:49 (supersedes all previous editions)

Copper Clad (10%) Aluminum is a conductive wire with a 10% copper cladding over an aluminum core. Copper Clad Aluminium (CCA)offers the inherent characteristics of aluminum while the copper cladding provides greater conduction of current and the ease of soldering copper.

Copper Clad Aluminum (CCA) is used for electrical contact material and conductors.

Chemical composition

Cu % Al %
Nominal composition 15 (cladding) 99.3 (core)

Mechanical properties

Tensile strength
MPa ksi
Hard 193 28
Anealed 110 16

Physical properties

Density g/cm3 (lb/in3) 3.32 (.120)
Electrical resistivity at 20°C Ωmm2/m (Ω/cmf) 0.026 (15.90)
DC Conductivity vs Copper % 65

Disclaimer: Recommendations are for guidance only, and the suitability of a material for a specific application can be confirmed only when we know the actual service conditions. Continuous development may necessitate changes in technical data without notice. This datasheet is only valid for Kanthal materials.

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