Copper Tube for Plumbing

Our copper tube for plumbers are manufactured to meet the requirements of AS1432 and carry the Watermark Certificate of approval.  We also supply many manufacturing companies, so please contact us about your Layer Wound Coil (LWC), non-standard sizes, refrigeration requirements and other designated products.

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AS1432 Copper Tubes for Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainage Applications

TYPE A – Straight Lengths

AWM Item Number Nominal Size Outside Diameter mm Wall Thickness mm Imperial Equivalent OD

and swg

Temper Length m Nominal Weight

kg/length

Safe Working Pressure kPa

(up to 50C)

70001604 A6 6.35 0.91 1/4” x 20 Hard 6 0.83 11,320
70001603 A8 7.94 0.91 5/16” x 20 Hard 6 1.08 8,810
70001602 A10 9.52 1.02 3/8” x 19 Hard 6 1.46 8,350
70001018 A15 12.70 1.02 1/2” x 19 BQ 6 2.01 6,100
70001605 A18 15.88 1.22 5/8” x 18 BQ 6 3.01 5,750
70001606 A20 19.05 1.42 3/4” x 17 BQ 6 4.22 5,560
70001607 A25 25.40 1.63 1” x 16 Hard 6 6.53 4,750
70001608 A32 31.75 1.63 1 1/4” x 16 Hard 6 8.27 3,750
70001609 A40 38.10 1.63 1 1/2” x 16 Hard 6 10.02 3,100
70001610 A50 50.80 1.63 2” x 16 Hard 6 13.50 2,310
70001611 A65 63.50 1.63 2 1/2” x 16 Hard 6 16.99 1,840
70001612 A80 76.20 2.03 3”x 14 Hard 6 25.37 1,900
70001613 A90 88.90 2.03 3 1/2” x 14 Hard 6 29.71 1,630
70001614 A100 101.60 2.03 4” x 14 Hard 6 34.05 1,500
70001615 A125 127.00 2.03 5” x 14 Hard 6 42.74 1,200
70001616 A150 152.40 2.64 6” x 12 Hard 6 66.61 1,300
70001617 A200 203.20 2.64 8” x 12 Hard 6 89.21 910

 

TYPE B – Straight Lengths

AWM Item Number Nominal Size Outside Diameter mm Wall Thickness mm Imperial Equivalent OD and swg Temper Length m Nominal Weight

kg/length

Safe Working Pressure kPa

(up to 50C)

70001620 B6 6.35 0.71 1/4” x 22 Hard 6 0.67 8,560
70001619 B8 7.94 0.71 5/16” x 22 Hard 6 0.86 6,700
70001618 B10 9.52 0.91 3/8” x 20 Hard 6 1.32 7,220
70000845 B15 12.70 0.91 1/2” x 20 BQ 6 1.81 5,290
70001621 B18 15.88 1.02 5/8” x 19 BQ 6 2.55 4,810
70001293 B20 19.05 1.02 3/4” x 19 BQ 6 3.10 3,970
70001021 B25 25.40 1.22 1” x 18 Hard 6 4.97 3,500
70001022 B32 31.75 1.22 1 1/4” x 18 Hard 6 6.28 2,780
70001023 B40 38.10 1.22 1 1/2” x 18 Hard 6 7.58 2,300
70001025 B50 50.80 1.22 2” x 18 Hard 6 10.19 1,710
70001030 B65 63.50 1.22 2 1/2” x 18 Hard 6 12.80 1,370
70001028 B80 76.20 1.63 3” x 16 Hard 6 20.48 1,520
70001622 B90 88.90 1.63 3 1/2” x 16 Hard 6 23.97 1,300
70001029 B100 101.60 1.63 4” x 16 Hard 6 27.45 1,200
70001623 B125 127.00 1.63 5” x 16 Hard 6 34.43 960
70001557 B150 152.40 2.03 6” x 14 Hard 6 51.43 1,000
70001558 B200 203.20 2.03 8” x 14 Hard 6 68.80 720

 

TYPE C and D – Straight Lengths

AWM Item Number Nominal Size Outside Diameter mm Wall Thickness mm Imperial Equivalent OD

and swg

Temper Length

m

Nominal Weight

kg/length

Safe Working Pressure kPa

(up to 50C)

70001625 C10 9.52 0.71 3/8″ x 22 Hard 6 1.05 5,520
70001624 C15 12.70 0.71 1/2″ x 22 BQ 6 1.43 4,070
70001626 C18 15.88 0.91 5/8″ x 20 BQ 6 2.30 4,180
70001627 C20 19.05 0.91 3/4″ x 20 BQ 6 2.78 3,450
70001628 C25 25.40 0.91 1″ x 20 Hard 6 3.75 2,560
70001629 D32 31.75 0.91 1 1/4″ x 20 Hard 6 4.73 2,040
70001367 D40 38.10 0.91 1 1/2″ x 20 Hard 6 5.70 1,690
70001630 D50 50.80 0.91 2″ x 20 Hard 6 7.65 1,260
70001631 D65 63.50 0.91 2 1/2″ x 20 Hard 6 9.60 1,010
70001632 D80 76.20 1.22 3″ x 18 Hard 6 15.41 1,130
70001633 D90 88.90 1.22 3 1/2″ x 18 Hard 6 18.02 970
70001634 D100 101.60 1.22 4″ x 18 Hard 6 20.63 890
70001635 D125 127.00 1.42 5″ x 17 Hard 6 30.04 830
70001636 D150 152.40 1.63 6″ x 16 Hard 6 41.40 800

 

COILS

AWM Item Number Nominal Size Outside Diameter mm Wall Thickness mm Imperial Equivalent OD and swg Temper Length m Nominal Weight

kg/length

Quantity Per Box
70001448 A6 6.35 0.91 1/4″ x 20 Annealed 30 4.17 12
70001449 A8 7.94 0.91 5/16″ x 20 Annealed 30 5.39 9
70001289 A15 12.70 1.02 1/2″ x 19 Annealed 18 6.02 6
70001639 A20 19.05 1.42 3/4″ x 17 Annealed 18 12.65 4
70001450 B10 9.52 0.91 3/8″ x 20 Annealed 18 3.96 8
70000809 B15 12.70 0.91 1/2″ x 20 Annealed 18 5.42 6
70001641 B18 15.88 1.02 5/8″ x 19 Annealed 18 7.66 5
70001535 B20 19.05 1.02 3/4″ x 19 Annealed 18 9.30 4
70001642 B25 25.40 1.22 1″ x 18 Annealed 18 14.91 1
70001643 C18 15.88 0.91 5/8″ x 20 Annealed 18 6.89 5
70001644 C20 19.05 0.91 3/4″ x 20 Annealed 18 8.34 4

 

COPPER TUBE PROPERTIES

AS1432 Copper Tube for PlumbingPhosphorus Deoxidised Copper High Residual Phosphorus

ALLOY C12200

CHEMICAL COMPOSTION
Copper: 99.90% minimum
Phosphorus: 0.015%-0.040%
TUBE SPECIFICATIONS
Recommended: AS 1432
Related: AS 1569, 1571, 1572, EN 1057, ASTM B75, B88, JIS H3300, NZS 3501
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Melting Point: 1083ºC
Density: 8.94 x 103 kg/m3 at 20ºC
Thermal Expansion Coefficient (20-100ºC): 16.8 x 10-6 perºK
Thermal Conductivity (20-100ºC): 305-320 W/(m.K)
Specific Heat Capacity: 385 J/kg ºK
Electrical Conductivity (annealed): 75-90% I.A.C.S.
Electrical Resistivity (annealed): 0.0192-0.0230 microhm m at 20ºC
Modulus of Elasticity: 117 GPa
Modulus Rigidity: 44 GPa
JOINTING PROPERTIES FABRICATION PROPERTIES
Soldering: Excellent Cold Work: Excellent
Brazing: Excellent Hot Work: Excellent
Welding: Hot Work Temp: 750ºC-875ºC
Oxy-Acetylene: Good Annealing Range: 450ºC-600ºC
Gas Shield Arc MIG/TIG: Good
Coated Metal Arc: Not recommended
Resistance Spot & Seam: Not recommended
Resistance Butt: Not recommended
SUITABLIITY FOR SURFACE FINISHING BY
Polishing: Excellent Machining: Machinability Rating 20%
Plating: Excellent
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
Tube Temper Annealed Bendable Hard Drawn
Hardness (HV5) – Specification 70 max 80-100 100 min
Yield (0.2% Proof) (MPa) – Typical 70 220 350
Ultimate tensile (MPa) – Typical 220 280 380
Elongation (% on 50mm) – Typical 55 20 5
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