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Chemical Composition
Element
Cu(1)PbZnFe
(1) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.7% min.
Min (%)61.0
Max (%)64.00.09Rem0.05
Mechanical Properties*
Form
Temper
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
(ksi)
YS-0.5% Ext
(ksi)
Elongation
(%)
Rockwell B scale
Rockwell F scale
TubeHard DrawnH8074   Typ
55   Typ
10   Typ
80   Typ
Nominal Grain Size 0.025 mmOS02556   Typ
23   Typ
50   Typ
82   Typ
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C).
Physical Properties
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1680
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.305
Specific Gravity8.44
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F27.6
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F67
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-57210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 572°F)11.4
Specific Heat CapacityBtu/ lb /°F at 68°F0.09
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi15000
Modulus of Rigidityksi5600
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
SolderingExcellent
BrazingExcellent
Oxyacetylene WeldingGood
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingFair
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Spot WeldGood
Seam WeldNot Recommended
Butt WeldGood
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedExcellent
Capacity for Being Hot FormedFair
Machinability Rating35
Common Fabrication Processes
  • Blanking
  • Drawing
  • Forming and Bending
  • Roll Threading and Knurling
  • Shearing
  • Spinning
  • Squeezing and Swaging
  • Stamping
    
Thermal Properties
Treatment Minimum* Maximum*
* Temperature is measured in Fahrenheit.
Annealing8001300
Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
IndustrialCold Headed PartsConductivity (Electrical)Electrical Conductivity
Cold Headed PartsConductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Cold Headed PartsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Cold Headed PartsForming CharacteristicsFormability
PlumbingPlumbing AccessoriesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Plumbing AccessoriesForming CharacteristicsCold Workability
Plumbing AccessoriesForming CharacteristicsFormability
Plumbing AccessoriesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Plumbing Trap TubeCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Plumbing Trap TubeForming CharacteristicsFormability
Plumbing Trap TubeSolderabilitySolderability
TrapsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
TrapsForming CharacteristicsCold Workability
TrapsForming CharacteristicsFormability
TrapsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Applicable Specifications
Form Sub-Form System Standard Description
Rod, Bar & ShapesASTMB927/B927MBRASS ROD, BAR, AND SHAPES
TubeASTMB135Tube, Seamless
Seamless (Metric)ASTMB135MSeamless Brass Tube (Metric)
WireASTMB134/B134MBRASS WIRE
Corrosion Properties

No information available.