Find suppliers for this alloyC26000
Chemical Composition
Element
Cu(1)PbZnFe
(1) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.7% min.
Min (%)68.5
Max (%)71.50.07Rem0.05
Mechanical Properties*
Form
Temper
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
(ksi)
YS-0.5% Ext
(ksi)
Elongation
(%)
Rockwell B scale
Rockwell F scale
Rockwell 30T scale
Shear Strength
(ksi)
Torsion Modulus
(ksi)
Fatigue Strength**
(ksi)
Section Size
(in)
Cold Work
(%)
Flat Products1/2 HardH0262   Typ
52   Typ
25   Typ
70   Typ
65   Typ
40   Typ
18   Typ
0.04
1/4 HardH0154   Typ
40   Typ
43   Typ
55   Typ
54   Typ
36   Typ
0.04
Extra HardH0686   Typ
65   Typ
5   Typ
88   Typ
76   Typ
46   Typ
0.04
Extra SpringH1099   Typ
65   Typ
3   Typ
93   Typ
78   Typ
0.04
HardH0476   Typ
63   Typ
8   Typ
82   Typ
73   Typ
44   Typ
21   Typ
0.04
Nominal Grain Size 0.015 mmOS01553   Typ
22   Typ
54   Typ
78   Typ
43   Typ
35   Typ
14   Typ
0.04
Nominal Grain Size 0.025 mmOS02551   Typ
19   Typ
55   Typ
72   Typ
36   Typ
0.04
Nominal Grain Size 0.035 mmOS03549   Typ
17   Typ
57   Typ
68   Typ
31   Typ
34   Typ
14   Typ
0.04
Nominal Grain Size 0.050 mmOS05047   Typ
15   Typ
62   Typ
64   Typ
26   Typ
0.04
Nominal Grain Size 0.070 mmOS07046   Typ
14   Typ
65   Typ
58   Typ
15   Typ
32   Typ
13   Typ
0.04
Nominal Grain Size 0.100 mmOS10044   Typ
11   Typ
66   Typ
54   Typ
11   Typ
13   Typ
0.04
SpringH0894   Typ
65   Typ
3   Typ
91   Typ
77   Typ
48   Typ
23   Typ
0.04
Rod1/2 HardH0270   Typ
52   Typ
30   Typ
80   Typ
42   Typ
22   Typ
120
1/8 HardH0055   Typ
40   Typ
48   Typ
60   Typ
36   Typ
5.8   Typ
16
Nominal Grain Size 0.050 mmOS05048   Typ
16   Typ
65   Typ
65   Typ
34   Typ
1
TubeHard DrawnH8078   Typ
64   Typ
8   Typ
82   Typ
73   Typ
35
Nominal Grain Size 0.025 mmOS02552   Typ
20   Typ
55   Typ
75   Typ
40   Typ
Nominal Grain Size 0.050 mmOS05047   Typ
15   Typ
65   Typ
64   Typ
26   Typ
Wire1/4 HardH0170   Typ
20   Typ
0.08
1/8 HardH0058   Typ
35   Typ
38   Typ
0.08
Extra HardH06124   Typ
4   Typ
0.08
Nominal Grain Size 0.015 mmOS01554   Typ
56   Typ
0.08
Nominal Grain Size 0.025 mmOS02552   Typ
58   Typ
0.08
Nominal Grain Size 0.035 mmOS03550   Typ
60   Typ
34   Typ
0.08
Nominal Grain Size 0.050 mmOS05048   Typ
64   Typ
0.08
SpringH08130   Typ
3   Typ
60   Typ
22   Typ
0.08
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C). ** Fatigue Strength: 100 x 106 cycles, unless indicated as [N] x 106.
Physical Properties
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1750
Melting Point - Solidus°F1680
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.308
Specific Gravity8.53
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F28
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F70
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-57210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 572°F)11.1
Specific Heat CapacityBtu/ lb /°F at 68°F0.09
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi16000
Modulus of Rigidityksi6000
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
SolderingExcellent
BrazingExcellent
Oxyacetylene WeldingGood
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingGood
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Spot WeldFair
Seam WeldNot Recommended
Butt WeldGood
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedExcellent
Capacity for Being Hot FormedFair
Machinability Rating30
Fabrication Process Properties

No fabrication process properties for this alloy

    
Thermal Properties
Treatment Minimum* Maximum*
* Temperature is measured in Fahrenheit.
Annealing8001400
Hot Treatment13501550
Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
ArchitectureGrillworkCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
GrillworkForming CharacteristicsFormability
GrillworkMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
AutomotiveElectrical ConnectorsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Electrical ConnectorsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Electrical ConnectorsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Heater CoresCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Heater CoresForming CharacteristicsFormability
Heater CoresMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Odometer ContactsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Odometer ContactsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Odometer ContactsFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
Radiator CoresCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Radiator CoresMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Radiator TanksBrazing CharacteristicsBrazability
Radiator TanksConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Radiator TanksCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Radiator TanksForming CharacteristicsFormability
Radiator TanksMechanical PropertiesModerate Strenght
Radiator TanksSolderabilitySolderability
Radiator TubeBrazing CharacteristicsBrazability
Radiator TubeConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Radiator TubeCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Radiator TubeForming CharacteristicsFormability
Radiator TubeMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Radiator TubeSolderabilitySolderability
TanksCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
TanksForming CharacteristicsFormability
TanksMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
ThermostatsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
ThermostatsForming CharacteristicsFormability
ThermostatsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Builders HardwareDecorative HardwareAppearanceAppearance
Decorative HardwareCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Decorative HardwareMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Door KnobsAppearanceAppearance
Door KnobsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Door KnobsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Finish HardwareAppearanceAppearance
Finish HardwareCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Finish HardwareMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
HingesAppearanceAppearance
HingesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
HingesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Kick PlatesAppearanceAppearance
Kick PlatesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
LocksAppearanceAppearance
LocksCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
LocksMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Push PlatesAppearanceAppearance
Push PlatesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Push PlatesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
ConsumerBird CagesAppearanceAppearance
Bird CagesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Bird CagesForming CharacteristicsFormability
Bird CagesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
ButtonsAppearanceAppearance
ButtonsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
ButtonsForming CharacteristicsFormability
ButtonsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
ButtonsMechanical PropertiesRetention of Spring Properties
ButtonsPlating CharacteristicsPlateable
Chain LinksCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Chain LinksForming CharacteristicsBlanking Characteristics
CoinageAppearanceAppearance
CoinageCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
CoinageForming CharacteristicsCoinability
CoinageForming CharacteristicsFormability
CoinagePlating CharacteristicsPlateable
Costume JewelryAppearanceAppearance
Costume JewelryCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Costume JewelryForming CharacteristicsFormability
Costume JewelryMechanical PropertiesRetention of Spring Properties
Costume JewelryPlating CharacteristicsPlateable
Etched ArticlesAppearanceAppearance
Etched ArticlesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Etched ArticlesForming CharacteristicsFormability
Etched ArticlesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Fireplace ScreensAppearanceAppearance
Fireplace ScreensCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Fireplace ScreensMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
LampsAppearanceAppearance
LampsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
LampsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Pen/Pencil Inserts and ClipsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Pen/Pencil Inserts and ClipsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
PlantersAppearanceAppearance
PlantersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Shells - Electrical SocketsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Shells - Electrical SocketsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Shells - Electrical SocketsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Shells - Electrical SocketsDrawing CharacteristicsDrawability
Shells - Electrical SocketsMachining CharacteristicsLow Tool and Maintenance Costs
Shells - Electrical SocketsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
SnapsAppearanceAppearance
SnapsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
SnapsForming CharacteristicsFormability
SnapsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
SnapsMechanical PropertiesRetention of Spring Properties
SnapsPlating CharacteristicsPlateable
Syringe PartsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Syringe PartsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Chemicals
Syringe PartsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Syringe PartsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Watch PartsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Watch PartsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Watch PartsFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
ElectricalFlashlight ShellsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Flashlight ShellsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Flashlight ShellsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Lamp FixturesAppearanceAppearance
Lamp FixturesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Lamp FixturesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
ReflectorsAppearanceAppearance
ReflectorsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
ReflectorsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Screw ShellsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Screw ShellsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Screw ShellsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Terminal ConnectorsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Terminal ConnectorsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Terminal ConnectorsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Terminal ConnectorsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Terminal ConnectorsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
FastenersEyeletsAppearanceAppearance
EyeletsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
EyeletsForming CharacteristicsFormability
EyeletsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
FastenersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
FastenersForming CharacteristicsFormability
FastenersMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
GrommetsAppearanceAppearance
GrommetsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
GrommetsForming CharacteristicsFormability
GrommetsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
PinsAppearanceAppearance
PinsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
PinsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
RivetsAppearanceAppearance
RivetsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
RivetsForming CharacteristicsFormability
RivetsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
ScrewsAppearanceAppearance
ScrewsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
ScrewsForming CharacteristicsFormability
ScrewsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
IndustrialAir Pressure Conveyer SystemsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Air Pressure Conveyer SystemsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Air Pressure Conveyer SystemsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Bead ChainCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Bead ChainForming CharacteristicsFormability
Bead ChainMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
ChainCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
ChainForming CharacteristicsFormability
ChainMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Heat ExchangersBrazing CharacteristicsBrazability
Heat ExchangersConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Heat ExchangersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Heat ExchangersForming CharacteristicsFormability
Heat ExchangersMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Heat ExchangersSolderabilitySolderability
LinersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
LinersForming CharacteristicsFormability
LinersMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Power CylindersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Power CylindersForming CharacteristicsFormability
Power CylindersMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Pump CylindersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Pump CylindersForming CharacteristicsFormability
Pump CylindersMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
PumpsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
PumpsForming CharacteristicsFormability
PumpsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Sound Proofing EquipmentDamping CharacteristicsDamping Characteristics
SpringsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
SpringsForming CharacteristicsFormability
SpringsMechanical PropertiesHigh Modulus of Elasticity
SpringsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Tubing for Instruments and MachinesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Tubing for Instruments and MachinesForming CharacteristicsFormability
Tubing for Instruments and MachinesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Tubing for Instruments and MachinesWelding CharacteristicsWeldability
Wire ScreensAppearanceAppearance
Wire ScreensCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Wire ScreensMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
OrdnanceAmmunitionForming CharacteristicsFormability
Ammunition Cartridge CasesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Ammunition Cartridge CasesDrawing CharacteristicsDeep Drawing Capability
Ammunition Cartridge CasesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Mechanical Housings for LightersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Mechanical Housings for LightersDrawing CharacteristicsDrawability
Mechanical Housings for LightersMachining CharacteristicsLow Tool and Maintenance Costs
Mechanical Housings for LightersMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Mechanical Housings for LightersPlating CharacteristicsPlateable
Shells - Mechanical Housings for AmmunitionCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Shells - Mechanical Housings for AmmunitionDrawing CharacteristicsDrawability
Shells - Mechanical Housings for AmmunitionMachining CharacteristicsLow Tool and Maintenance Costs
Shells - Mechanical Housings for AmmunitionMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Shells - Mechanical Housings for AmmunitionPlating CharacteristicsPlateable
OtherStencilsAppearanceAppearance
StencilsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
StencilsForming CharacteristicsBlanking Characteristics
WashersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
WashersForming CharacteristicsBlanking Characteristics
PlumbingBathroom FixturesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Bathroom FixturesForming CharacteristicsFormability
Bathroom FixturesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Faucet EscutcheonsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Faucet EscutcheonsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Faucet EscutcheonsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Faucet EscutcheonsPlating CharacteristicsPlateable
FittingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
FittingsForming CharacteristicsFormability
FittingsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Plumbing AccessoriesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Plumbing AccessoriesForming CharacteristicsFormability
Plumbing AccessoriesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Plumbing AccessoriesPlating CharacteristicsPlateable
Plumbing Brass GoodsAppearanceAppearance
Plumbing Brass GoodsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Plumbing Brass GoodsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Plumbing Brass GoodsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
TrapsAppearanceAppearance
TrapsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
TrapsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Applicable Specifications
Form Sub-Form Specific Sub-Form Temper Application System Standard Description
BarASTMB19CARTRIDGE BRASS SHEET, STRIP, PLATE, BAR AND DISKS
ASTMB36/B36MBRASS PLATE, SHEET, STRIP AND ROLLED BAR
SAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
Brazing Filler MetalFEDERALQQ-B-650BRAZING ALLOY, COPPER, COPPER-ZINC, AND COPPER-PHOSPHORUS
Cartridge Brass CupsASTMB129CARTRIDGE BRASS CARTRIDGE CASE CUPS
CupsMILITARYMIL-C-10375CUPS, CASE, CARTRIDGE, COPPER ALLOY (FOR SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION)
DisksASTMB19CARTRIDGE BRASS SHEET, STRIP, PLATE, BAR AND DISKS
PlateAnnealedAMS4505BRASS SHEET, STRIP AND PLATE, ANNEALED
1/2 HardAMS4507BRASS SHEET, STRIP AND PLATE, HALF-HARD
ASTMB19CARTRIDGE BRASS SHEET, STRIP, PLATE, BAR AND DISKS
ASTMB36/B36MBRASS PLATE, SHEET, STRIP AND ROLLED BAR
RodSAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
Rod, Bar & ShapesASTMB927/B927MBRASS ROD, BAR, AND SHAPES
SheetAnnealedAMS4505BRASS SHEET, STRIP AND PLATE, ANNEALED
1/2 HardAMS4507BRASS SHEET, STRIP AND PLATE, HALF-HARD
AMS4508BRASS SHEET, LAMINATED SURFACE BONDED
ASTMB19CARTRIDGE BRASS SHEET, STRIP, PLATE, BAR AND DISKS
ASTMB36/B36MBRASS PLATE, SHEET, STRIP AND ROLLED BAR
SAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
Shim stockLaminateMILITARYMIL-S-22499SHIM STOCK, LAMINATED
StripAnnealedAMS4505BRASS SHEET, STRIP AND PLATE, ANNEALED
1/2 HardAMS4507BRASS SHEET, STRIP AND PLATE, HALF-HARD
ASTMB19CARTRIDGE BRASS SHEET, STRIP, PLATE, BAR AND DISKS
ASTMB36/B36MBRASS PLATE, SHEET, STRIP AND ROLLED BAR
ASTMB569 BRASS STRIP IN NARROW WIDTHS AND LIGHT GAGE FOR HEAT EXCHANGER TUBING
Electric Connector & Spring ContactASTMB888/B88MCOPPER ALLOY STRIP FOR USE IN MANUFACTURE OF ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS OR SPRING CONTACTS
SAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
TubeSeamlessASTMB135Tube, Seamless
Seamless (Metric)ASTMB135MSeamless Brass Tube (Metric)
WeldedASTMB587WELDED BRASS TUBE
ASTMB587WELDED BRASS TUBE
SeamlessFEDERALWW-T-791TUBING: BRASS, SEAMLESS
SeamlessMILITARYMIL-T-20219TUBES, BRASS, VOICE AND PNEUMATIC
SeamlessSAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SeamlessSAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
WireASTMB134/B134MBRASS WIRE
SAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
Corrosion Properties
Environmental Category Specific Environment Resistance Level Corrosion notes
ExcellentResistant at cryogenic and room temperatures
AlkaliAluminum HydroxideExcellentCorrosion increases at elevated temperatures and in presence of oxidizers such as chromates or hypochlorates
Ammonium HydroxidePoorReduced corrosion resistance due to soluble complex ion formation
Barium CarbonateExcellentCorrosion increases at elevated temperatures and in presence of oxidizers such as chromates or hypochlorates
Barium HydroxideGoodCorrosion increases at elevated temperatures and in presence of oxidizers such as chromates or hypochlorates
Black Liquor, Sulfate ProcessPoorCorrosion rate increases at elevated temperatures or with traces of moisture
Calcium HydroxideGoodCorrosion increases at elevated temperatures and in presence of oxidizers such as chromates or hypochlorates
LimeExcellentCorrosion increases at elevated temperatures and in presence of oxidizers such as chromates or hypochlorates
Lime-SulfurGoodCorrosion rate increases at elevated temperatures or with traces of moisture
Magnesium HydroxideExcellentCorrosion increases at elevated temperatures and in presence of oxidizers such as chromates or hypochlorates
Potassium CarbonateGoodCorrosion increases at elevated temperatures and in presence of oxidizers such as chromates or hypochlorates
Potassium HydroxideFairCorrosion increases at elevated temperatures and in presence of oxidizers such as chromates or hypochlorates
Sodium BicarbonateFairSusceptible to dezincification.
Sodium CarbonateGoodCorrosion increases at elevated temperatures and in presence of oxidizers such as chromates or hypochlorates
Sodium HydroxideFairSusceptible to dezincification.
Sodium PhosphateGood
Sodium SilicateGoodSusceptible to dezincification.
Sodium SulfideGoodCorrosion rate increases at elevated temperatures or with traces of moisture
AtmosphereAtmosphere, IndustrialGoodAffected by pollutants and other environmental factors. Hydrogen sulfide causes rapid tarnishing. Sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and ammonia may cause stress corrosion cracking.
Atmosphere, MarineGoodProtective green basic copper chloride or carbonate patina. Sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and ammonia may cause stress corrosion cracking.
Atmosphere, RuralExcellentLow corrosion rates, no localized attack
Chlor. organicCarbon Tetrachloride, DryExcellentSusceptible to dezincification.
Carbon Tetracholoride, MoistPoorSevere dezincification
Chloroform, DryExcellentCorrosion rate increases at elevated temperatures or with traces of moisture
Ethyl ChlorideFairSusceptible to dezincification.
Methyl Chloride, DryExcellentCorrosion rate increases at elevated temperatures or with traces of moisture
Trichlorethylene, DryExcellentCorrosion rate increases at elevated temperatures or with traces of moisture
Trichlorethylene, MoistFairSusceptible to dezincification.
Fatty acidOleic AcidFairSusceptible to dezincification.
Palmitic AcidFairSusceptible to dezincification.
Stearic AcidFairSusceptible to dezincification.
Food/beverageBeerGoodSusceptible to dezincification.
Beet Sugar SyrupsGoodSusceptible to dezincification.
Cane Sugar SyrupsGoodSusceptible to dezincification.
Carbonated BeveragesFairSusceptible to dezincification.
Carbonated WaterFairSusceptible to dezincification.
CiderFairSusceptible to dezincification.
CoffeeExcellentSusceptible to dezincification.
Corn OilGoodSusceptible to dezincification.
Cottonseed OilGoodSusceptible to dezincification.
Fruit JuicesPoorSusceptible to dezincification.
GelatineExcellentSusceptible to dezincification.
MilkGoodSusceptible to dezincification.
Sugar SolutionsGoodSusceptible to dezincification.
VinegarPoorSusceptible to dezincification.
GasAmmonia, Absolutely DryExcellentRapid corrosion increases with traces of moisture
Ammonia, MoistPoorMore corrosion resistant in dry gas
Carbon Dioxide, DryExcellentCorrosion increases with trace of moisture
Carbon Dioxide, MoistFairMore corrosion resistant in dry gas
HydrogenExcellentCopper and copper alloys containing copper oxide susceptible to attack
OxygenExcellentScaling at elevated temperatures
Halogen gasBromine, DryExcellentRapid corrosion increases with traces of moisture
Bromine, MoistPoorMore corrosion resistant in dry gas
Chlorine, DryExcellentRapid corrosion increases with traces of moisture
Chlorine, MoistPoorMore corrosion resistant in dry gas
HydrocarbonAcetylenePoorForms explosive compound in presence of moisture
AsphaltExcellentContaminants such as water, sulfides, acids and various organic compounds can increase corrosion significantly
BenzineExcellentContaminants such as water, sulfides, acids and various organic compounds can increase corrosion significantly
BenzolExcellentContaminants such as water, sulfides, acids and various organic compounds can increase corrosion significantly
ButaneExcellentContaminants such as water, sulfides, acids and various organic compounds can increase corrosion significantly
CreosoteGoodContaminants such as water, sulfides, acids and various organic compounds can increase corrosion significantly
Crude OilFairCareful consideration must be given to specific contaminants when selecting materials for this complex environment
FreonExcellentContaminants such as water, sulfides, acids and various organic compounds can increase corrosion significantly
Fuel OilGoodContaminants such as water, sulfides, acids and various organic compounds can increase corrosion significantly
GasolineExcellentContaminants such as water, sulfides, acids and various organic compounds can increase corrosion significantly
Hydrocarbons, PureExcellentContaminants such as water, sulfides, acids and various organic compounds can increase corrosion significantly
KeroseneExcellentContaminants such as water, sulfides, acids and various organic compounds can increase corrosion significantly
Natural GasExcellentContaminants such as water, sulfides, acids and various organic compounds can increase corrosion significantly
ParaffinExcellentContaminants such as water, sulfides, acids and various organic compounds can increase corrosion significantly
PropaneExcellentContaminants such as water, sulfides, acids and various organic compounds can increase corrosion significantly
TarNot RecommendedContaminants such as water, sulfides, acids and various organic compounds can increase corrosion significantly
TurpentineGoodContaminants such as water, sulfides, acids and various organic compounds can increase corrosion significantly
Inorg. acid non-ox.Boric AcidGoodSusceptible to dezincification.
Carbolic AcidGoodSusceptible to dezincification.
Hydrobromic AcidPoorSusceptible to dezincification.
Hydrochloric AcidPoorSusceptible to dezincification.
Hydrocyanic AcidPoorReduced corrosion resistance due to soluble complex ion formation
Hydrofluoric AcidPoorSusceptible to dezincification.
Hydrofluosilicic AcidPoorSusceptible to dezincification.
Phosphoric AcidPoorSusceptible to dezincification.
Sulfuric AcidPoorNot suitable for hot concentrated solutions
Inorg. acid ox.Chromic AcidPoorSevere oxidizing environment.
Nitric AcidPoorSevere oxidizing environment.
Sulfurous AcidPoorSusceptible to dezincification.
Liquid metalMercuryPoorSevere liquid metal embrittlement
MiscellaneousGlueGoodLow corrosion rates, no localized attack
Linseed OilGoodLow corrosion rates, no localized attack
RosinExcellentLow corrosion rates, no localized attack
SewageFairSusceptible to dezincification.
Soap SolutionsGoodDezincification may occur.
VarnishExcellentLow corrosion rates, no localized attack
Neutral/acid saltAlumPoor
AluminaExcellentLow corrosion rates, no localized attack
Aluminum ChloridePoorSevere dezincification
Aluminum SulfatePoorSusceptible to dezincification.
Ammonium ChloridePoorReduced corrosion resistance due to soluble complex ion formation
Ammonium SulfatePoorReduced corrosion resistance due to soluble complex ion formation
Barium ChloridePoorSevere dezincification
Barium SulfateExcellentLow corrosion rates, no localized attack
Barium SulfideGoodCorrosion affected by salt concentration, temperature, velocity, dissolved oxygen content and pollutants.
Calcium ChloridePoorSevere dezincification
Carbon DisulfideExcellentCorrosion affected by salt concentration, temperature, velocity, dissolved oxygen content and pollutants.
Magnesium ChloridePoorSevere dezincification
Magnesium SulfateFairSusceptible to dezincification.
Potassium ChloridePoorSevere dezincification
Potassium CyanidePoorReduced corrosion resistance due to soluble complex ion formation
Potassium Dichromate AcidPoorHighly oxidizing under acidic conditions
Potassium SulfateGoodSusceptible to dezincification.
Sodium BisulfatePoorSevere dezincification
Sodium ChloridePoorSevere dezincification
Sodium CyanidePoorLow corrosion rates, no localized attack
Sodium Dichromate, AcidPoorHighly oxidizing under acidic conditions
Sodium SulfateGoodSusceptible to dezincification.
Sodium SulfitePoorSevere dezincification
Sodium ThiosulfateGoodCorrosion affected by salt concentration, temperature, velocity, dissolved oxygen content and pollutants.
Zinc ChloridePoorSevere dezincification
Zinc SulfatePoorSevere dezincification
Org. solventAcetoneExcellentResistant up to 200F unless contaminated by water, acids, alkalies or salts
AlcoholsExcellentResistant up to 200F unless contaminated by water, acids, alkalies or salts
Amyl AcetateGood
Amyl AlcoholExcellent
Butyl AlcoholExcellentResistant up to 200F unless contaminated by water, acids, alkalies or salts
EthersExcellentResistant up to 200F unless contaminated by water, acids, alkalies or salts
Ethyl AcetateGood
Ethyl AlcoholExcellentResistant up to 200F unless contaminated by water, acids, alkalies or salts
Lacquer SolventsExcellentResistant up to 200F unless contaminated by water, acids, alkalies or salts
Methyl AlcoholExcellent
TolueneExcellentResistant up to 200F unless contaminated by water, acids, alkalies or salts
Organic acidAcetic AcidPoorSusceptible to dezincification.
Acetic AnhydridePoorSusceptible to dezincification.
Benzoic AcidGoodSusceptible to dezincification.
Butyric AcidFairSusceptible to dezincification.
Chloracetic AcidPoorSusceptible to dezincification.
Citric AcidFairSusceptible to dezincification.
Formic AcidFairSusceptible to dezincification.
Lactic AcidFairSusceptible to dezincification.
Oxalic AcidFairSusceptible to dezincification.
Tannic AcidGoodSusceptible to dezincification.
Tartaric AcidFairSusceptible to dezincification.
Trichloracetic AcidPoorSusceptible to dezincification.
Organic comp.AnilineFairStree corrosion cracking possible.
Aniline DyesFairStree corrosion cracking possible.
Castor OilExcellentLow corrosion rates, no localized attack
Ethylene GlycolGoodDezincification may occur.
FormaldehydeFairDezincification may occur.
FurfuralFairDezincification may occur.
GlucoseExcellentLow corrosion rates, no localized attack
GlycerineExcellentLow corrosion rates, no localized attack
LacquersExcellentLow corrosion rates, no localized attack
Oxidizing saltAmmonium NitratePoorReduced corrosion resistance due to soluble complex ion formation
Bleaching Powder, WetPoorSevere dezincification
BoraxExcellentLow corrosion rates, no localized attack
Bordeaux MixtureGoodSusceptible to dezincification.
Calcium BisulfitePoorSevere dezincification
Calcium HypochloritePoorSevere dezincification
Copper ChloridePoorSevere oxidizing environment.
Copper NitratePoorSevere dezincification
Copper SulfateGoodSevere dezincification
Ferric ChloridePoorSevere oxidizing environment.
Ferric SulfatePoorSevere oxidizing environment.
Ferrous ChloridePoorSevere dezincification
Ferrous SulfatePoorSevere dezincification
Hydrogen PeroxideFairSusceptible to dezincification.
Mercury SaltsPoorMay cause liquid metal embrittlement
Potassium ChromateExcellentSuitable for neutral or alkaline conditions
Silver SaltsPoorNoble metal salt, plates on copper surface
Sodium BisulfitePoorSusceptible to dezincification.
Sodium ChromateExcellentSuitable for neutral or alkaline conditions
Sodium HypochloritePoorSevere dezincification
Sodium NitrateFairSusceptible to dezincification.
Sodium PeroxidePoorSusceptible to dezincification.
Sulfur comp.Hydrogen Sulfide, DryExcellentCorrosion increases with trace of moisture
Hydrogen Sulfide, MoistFairMore corrosion resistant in dry gas
Sulfur Chloride, DryExcellentRapid corrosion increases with traces of moisture
Sulfur Dioxide, DryExcellentScaling at elevated temperatures
Sulfur Dioxide, MoistPoorMixed oxide and sulfide scale forms
Sulfur Trioxide, DryExcellentCorrosion increases with trace of moisture
Sulfur, DryExcellentCorrosion rate increases at elevated temperatures
Sulfur, MoltenPoorForms non-protective copper sulfide
WaterBrinesPoorIncreased corrosion with oxidizers, e.g. oxygen (air), chlorine, hypochlorites and ferric ions. Susceptible to dezincification with nitrates, sulfates, chlorides. Refer to specific salt solution rat
Mine WaterPoorAcidic waters containing oxidizers are highly corrosive.
Sea WaterFairCorrosion affected by salt concentration, temperature, velocity, dissolved oxygen content and pollutants. Dezincification may occur.
SteamFairDezincification may occur.
Water, PotableFairCorrosion affected by water chemistry (mineral content, acidity) system design and fabrication. Dezincification may occur.