Silver Cadmiun oxide

Please read carefully the materials restriction concerning this silver alloy

Material

AgCdO (fgf)

AgCdO (i.o.)

AgCdO (PN)

Oxide content %

10 - 12 – 15

Maximum 10

12 - 15

CdO grain size

1 - 5 μ

3 - 10 μ

1 - 60 μ

CdO grain type

Spherical

Jagged

Crystalline

Manufacturing process

Sintered

Internally oxidized

Sintered

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Characteristics

AgCdO (fgf)

AgCdO (i.o.)

AgCdO (PN)

Content %

10

12

15

10

12

Theorical density g/cm³

10.21

10.16

10.08

10.20

10.16

Vickers' hardness (annealed)

64

66

68

60

47

Specific electrical resistance at 20° C Ω mm²/m

0.0202

0.0207

0.022

0.022

0.0204

Electrical conductibility at 20° C % IACS

85

83

78

78

84

Thermal conductivity W/mk

368

362

355

293

362

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Delivery forms

AgCdO (fgf)

AgCdO (i.o.)

AgCdO (PN)

Content %

10

12

15

10

12

Wire

X

X

X

max ø = 4 mm

X

Profile

X

X

X

max thickness = 2.5 mm

Tip

X

X

max thickness = 2.5 mm

X

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Assembly

h is between 10 and 30 % of H

Brazing alloys

Resistance brazing

Flame brazing / Induced current brazing

Ag 150 / Cu 800 / P 50

Ag 450 / Cu 170 / Zn 180 / Cd 200

Ag 550 / Cu 210 / Zn 220 / Sn 20

or any other type of brazing alloy compatible with the assembly

Electrical tests results

AgCdO is a remarkable material for its low welding tendency, and its resistance stability.

Applications

Applications fields

Any type of switchgear requiring breaking capacity in AC or DC between 10 and 1000 A and 24 and 600 V.
This material is highly recommended when subjected to intense make and break cycles.

Switchgear types

  • Relays
  • Contactors
  • Engine starters
  • Switches

Uses

  • Industrial automatisms
  • Transport : cars, railways
  • Lifts, forklift trucks
  • Regulating devices : thermostats

Other conditions

We manufacture according to our customers' specifications. Our technicians are readily available to discuss contact forms, dimensions and brazing requirements.