Copper Tubing & Copper Tubes for Plumbing

Our copper tubing & tubes 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 Tubing & Copper Tubes for Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainage Applications

TYPE A – Straight Lengths

AWM Item NumberNominal SizeOutside Diameter mmWall Thickness mmImperial Equivalent OD

and swg

TemperLength mNominal Weight

kg/length

Safe Working Pressure kPa

(up to 50C)

70001604A66.350.911/4” x 20Hard60.8311,320
70001603A87.940.915/16” x 20Hard61.088,810
70001602A109.521.023/8” x 19Hard61.468,350
70001018A1512.701.021/2” x 19BQ62.016,100
70001605A1815.881.225/8” x 18BQ63.015,750
70001606A2019.051.423/4” x 17BQ64.225,560
70001607A2525.401.631” x 16Hard66.534,750
70001608A3231.751.631 1/4” x 16Hard68.273,750
70001609A4038.101.631 1/2” x 16Hard610.023,100
70001610A5050.801.632” x 16Hard613.502,310
70001611A6563.501.632 1/2” x 16Hard616.991,840
70001612A8076.202.033”x 14Hard625.371,900
70001613A9088.902.033 1/2” x 14Hard629.711,630
70001614A100101.602.034” x 14Hard634.051,500
70001615A125127.002.035” x 14Hard642.741,200
70001616A150152.402.646” x 12Hard666.611,300
70001617A200203.202.648” x 12Hard689.21910

 

TYPE B – Straight Lengths

AWM Item NumberNominal SizeOutside Diameter mmWall Thickness mmImperial Equivalent OD and swgTemperLength mNominal Weight

kg/length

Safe Working Pressure kPa

(up to 50C)

70001620B66.350.711/4” x 22Hard60.678,560
70001619B87.940.715/16” x 22Hard60.866,700
70001618B109.520.913/8” x 20Hard61.327,220
70000845B1512.700.911/2” x 20BQ61.815,290
70001621B1815.881.025/8” x 19BQ62.554,810
70001293B2019.051.023/4” x 19BQ63.103,970
70001021B2525.401.221” x 18Hard64.973,500
70001022B3231.751.221 1/4” x 18Hard66.282,780
70001023B4038.101.221 1/2” x 18Hard67.582,300
70001025B5050.801.222” x 18Hard610.191,710
70001030B6563.501.222 1/2” x 18Hard612.801,370
70001028B8076.201.633” x 16Hard620.481,520
70001622B9088.901.633 1/2” x 16Hard623.971,300
70001029B100101.601.634” x 16Hard627.451,200
70001623B125127.001.635” x 16Hard634.43960
70001557B150152.402.036” x 14Hard651.431,000
70001558B200203.202.038” x 14Hard668.80720

 

TYPE C and D – Straight Lengths

AWM Item NumberNominal SizeOutside Diameter mmWall Thickness mmImperial Equivalent OD

and swg

TemperLength

m

Nominal Weight

kg/length

Safe Working Pressure kPa

(up to 50C)

70001625C109.520.713/8″ x 22Hard61.055,520
70001624C1512.700.711/2″ x 22BQ61.434,070
70001626C1815.880.915/8″ x 20BQ62.304,180
70001627C2019.050.913/4″ x 20BQ62.783,450
70001628C2525.400.911″ x 20Hard63.752,560
70001629D3231.750.911 1/4″ x 20Hard64.732,040
70001367D4038.100.911 1/2″ x 20Hard65.701,690
70001630D5050.800.912″ x 20Hard67.651,260
70001631D6563.500.912 1/2″ x 20Hard69.601,010
70001632D8076.201.223″ x 18Hard615.411,130
70001633D9088.901.223 1/2″ x 18Hard618.02970
70001634D100101.601.224″ x 18Hard620.63890
70001635D125127.001.425″ x 17Hard630.04830
70001636D150152.401.636″ x 16Hard641.40800

 

COILS

AWM Item NumberNominal SizeOutside Diameter mmWall Thickness mmImperial Equivalent OD and swgTemperLength mNominal Weight

kg/length

Quantity Per Box
70001448A66.350.911/4″ x 20Annealed304.1712
70001449A87.940.915/16″ x 20Annealed305.399
70001289A1512.701.021/2″ x 19Annealed186.026
70001639A2019.051.423/4″ x 17Annealed1812.654
70001450B109.520.913/8″ x 20Annealed183.968
70000809B1512.700.911/2″ x 20Annealed185.426
70001641B1815.881.025/8″ x 19Annealed187.665
70001535B2019.051.023/4″ x 19Annealed189.304
70001642B2525.401.221″ x 18Annealed1814.911
70001643C1815.880.915/8″ x 20Annealed186.895
70001644C2019.050.913/4″ x 20Annealed188.344

 

COPPER TUBING & 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 PROPERTIESFABRICATION PROPERTIES
Soldering:ExcellentCold Work:Excellent
Brazing:ExcellentHot Work:Excellent
Welding:Hot Work Temp:750ºC-875ºC
Oxy-Acetylene:GoodAnnealing 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:ExcellentMachining:Machinability Rating 20%
Plating:Excellent
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
Tube TemperAnnealedBendableHard Drawn
Hardness (HV5) – Specification70 max80-100100 min
Yield (0.2% Proof) (MPa) – Typical70220350
Ultimate tensile (MPa) – Typical220280380
Elongation (% on 50mm) – Typical55205
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