Below are charts of commonly processed materials for lightning strike protection in composite aircraft structures. Other alloys, metals, thicknesses and pattern sizes are available. Please consult with our sales engineers for specific material characteristics in regard to your particular aircraft structure.
Flattened Copper Material
Explanation of Product Code:
Example: 2CU4 – 100FA
First number represents nominal original thickness
2 = 0.002″ (0.051 mm)
Letters are chemical symbol for material
CU = Copper
Number immediately following letters represents strand width
4 = 0.004″ (0.102 mm)
Last number indicates the long way of the diamond
100 = 0.100″ (2.54 mm)
Any letters following the code stand for post-production processes
F = Flattened
A = Annealed
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