Copper Rods

United Metals Company, an Elsewedy Electric subsidiary, operates one of the biggest copper rod plants in the middle east arena, producing 130,000 tons per year of continuous cast copper 8 mm dia.

The production line was developed in 1998 in collaboration with USA giant Southwire, and is continuously upgraded with the very latest automated production process.

Our copper rods are made from LME-registered Grade-A copper cathodes that meet ASTM B-49 specifications and imported from internationally reputed producers of high grade copper.

8

Export countries

120,000

Tons Capacity

The factory is located in 10th of Ramadan City, East of Cairo, linked by an expressway to major Red Sea and Mediterranean ports thanks to the unique geographical position of Egypt and continuous development of road networks.

Detailed chemical composition analysis and other tests ensure a premium quality end product.

Customers’ satisfaction is our main concern through providing them with a superior quality product to guarantee their ease of processing in the lowest production time, excellent service, and prompt support for just in time delivery.

UMC technical specification

Application

  • Power & Telephone Cables.
  • Enameled wires.
  • Special Cables.


Specifications & quality control

Description Of Test

Test Result

Specifications

ASTM B-49

Copper Min.%

99.99

Oxygen (ppm)

250-350

Diameter (mm)

8 +/-0.38

Tensile strangth Max (N/mm2)

230

Tensile Elongation Min % (250mm)

40.0

Electrical Conductivity Min (IACS%)

101

Surface Quality

Clean & free from Imperfection

Packing Condition

ASTM B49

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