Russian Metallurgy (Metally)

, Volume 2018, Issue 3, pp 252–258 | Cite as

Thermal Conductivity of Low-Alloy Copper for Molds

  • G. A. Dubskii
  • K. N. VdovinEmail author
  • A. A. Nefed’ev
  • L. G. Egorova


A setup is created to determine the main thermotechnical characteristics of copper alloys. At temperatures below 400°C, Cu–Fe alloys are found to have the thermal conductivity and the thermal diffusivity that are lower than those of pure copper by a factor of 1.5–2.0. As the temperature increases, these parameters become close to those of pure copper. The wall of a mold made of a copper alloy with 0.17–0.23 wt % iron has a satisfactory thermal conductivity upon heating to 250–300°C.


thermal conductivity copper alloy thermal diffusivity mold 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. A. Dubskii
    • 1
  • K. N. Vdovin
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. A. Nefed’ev
    • 1
  • L. G. Egorova
    • 1
  1. 1.Magnitogorsk State Technical UniversityMagnitogorskRussia

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