CONTACT MATERIALS

Electric contact materials based on silver available in various forms such as wires, strips, solid and bimetallic rivets.

Code Composition % (Ag is balance) Melting point Density Electrical conductivity Mechanical properties (recrystallized state)
Ag Ni Cu Cd CuO CdO SnO2 °C g/cm3 MS/m Rm [MPa] A [%] HV0,2

Contact materials

Ag99,9 99.9 min. 960 10.5 60 155-215 40 30
AgNi0,15 0.10-0.20 960 10.5 57 185-255 30 40
AgNi10 10.0 960 10.4 48 200-250 20 50
AgNi20 20.0 960 10.3 46 270-300 15 60
AgCu8 7.4-8.4 900-940 10.3 50 225-325 25 60
AgCd8 7.0-9.0 890-910 10.4 25 195-295 35 35
AgCd13 12.0-14.0 830-850 10.3 20 215-315 35 40
AgCuO10 10.0 960 10.2 45 225-325 15 60
AgCdO10 10.0 960 10.3 49 225-325 15 60
AgCdO15 15.0 960 10.2 45 225-325 15 80
AgSnO2 (Bi2O3) 10.0 960 9.8 45 270 10 100

Make-up
Wires
Strips
Solid and bimetallic, contact rivets
Solid and bimetallic, contact discs