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Chemical Composition
Element
Cu(1)PbZnFe(2)
(1) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.6% min. (2) For flat products, the iron shall be 0.10% max.
Min (%)62.00.25
Max (%)65.00.7Rem0.15
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)
Ultimate Tensile Strength in Shear
(ksi)
Section Size
(in)
Flat Products1/2 HardH0261   Typ
50   Typ
23   Typ
70   Typ
65   Typ
40   Typ
0.04
1/4 HardH0154   Typ
40   Typ
43   Typ
55   Typ
54   Typ
36   Typ
0.04
HardH0474   Typ
60   Typ
8   Typ
80   Typ
69   Typ
43   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
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
0.04
Welded, Drawn, and Stress Relieved from Half Hard, TubeWR0274   Typ
60   Typ
8   Typ
43   Typ
0.04
WR0284   Typ
0.04
WR0254   Typ
40   Typ
43   Typ
36   Typ
0.04
WR0261   Typ
50   Typ
23   Typ
40   Typ
0.04
WR0246   Typ
14   Typ
65   Typ
32   Typ
0.04
WR0247   Typ
15   Typ
62   Typ
0.04
WR0249   Typ
17   Typ
57   Typ
34   Typ
0.04
WR0251   Typ
19   Typ
55   Typ
0.04
Rod1/2 HardH0257   Min for Standard
80   Max for Standard
25   Min for Standard
7   Min for Standard
<0.50
H0255   Min for Standard
70   Max for Standard
25   Min for Standard
10   Min for Standard
0.75
H0262   Min for Standard
50   Max for Standard
20   Min for Standard
15   Min for Standard
5.7   Typ
1.375
1/4 HardH0150   Min for Standard
62   Max for Standard
20   Min for Standard
15   Min for Standard
0.75
H0142   Min for Standard
62   Max for Standard
15   Min for Standard
20   Min for Standard
1.35
H0152   Min for Standard
65   Max for Standard
25   Min for Standard
10   Min for Standard
<0.50
Soft AnnealO6040   Min for Standard
15   Min for Standard
30   Min for Standard
1.35
O6046   Min for Standard
16   Min for Standard
20   Min for Standard
<0.50
O6044   Min for Standard
15   Min for Standard
25   Min for Standard
0.75
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C).
Physical Properties
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1700
Melting Point - Solidus°F1650
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.306
Specific Gravity8.47
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F26
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F67
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-57210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 572°F)11.3
Specific Heat CapacityBtu/ lb /°F at 68°F0.09
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi15000
Modulus of Rigidityksi5600
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
SolderingExcellent
BrazingGood
Oxyacetylene WeldingFair
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingFair
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Spot WeldFair
Seam WeldNot Recommended
Butt WeldFair
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedGood
Capacity for Being Hot FormedPoor
Machinability Rating60
Common Fabrication Processes
  • Blanking
  • Drawing
  • Machining
  • Piercing and Punching
  • Stamping
    
Thermal Properties
Treatment Minimum* Maximum*
* Temperature is measured in Fahrenheit.
Annealing8001300
Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
Builders HardwareButtsAppearanceAppearance
ButtsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
ButtsForming CharacteristicsFormability
ButtsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
ButtsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
HardwareCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
HardwareCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Fresh Water
HardwareCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
HardwareForming CharacteristicsCold Workability
HardwareForming CharacteristicsFormability
HardwareMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
Hinge BrassAppearanceAppearance
Hinge BrassCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Hinge BrassMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
Hinge BrassMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
TrimCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
TrimCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Fresh Water
TrimCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
TrimForming CharacteristicsCold Workability
TrimForming CharacteristicsFormability
TrimMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
ConsumerWatch BacksAppearanceAppearance
Watch BacksCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Watch BacksMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
IndustrialScrew Machine ProductsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Screw Machine ProductsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Fresh Water
Screw Machine ProductsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
Screw Machine ProductsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
Screw Machine ProductsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Applicable Specifications
Form System Standard Description
BarASTMB121/B121MLEADED BRASS PLATE, SHEET, STRIP AND ROLLED BAR
PlateASTMB121/B121MLEADED BRASS PLATE, SHEET, STRIP AND ROLLED BAR
Rod, Bar & ShapesASTMB453/B453MCOPPER-ZINC-LEAD ALLOY (LEADED-BRASS) ROD
SheetASTMB121/B121MLEADED BRASS PLATE, SHEET, STRIP AND ROLLED BAR
StripASTMB121/B121MLEADED BRASS PLATE, SHEET, STRIP AND ROLLED BAR
Corrosion Properties

No information available.