Find suppliers for this alloyC34500
Chemical Composition
Element
Cu(1)PbZnFe
(1) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.6% min.
Min (%)62.01.5
Max (%)65.02.5Rem0.15
Mechanical Properties*
Form
Temper
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
(ksi)
YS-0.5% Ext
(ksi)
Elongation
(%)
Rockwell B scale
Section Size
(in)
Rod1/2 HardH0250   Min for Standard
62   Max for Standard
20   Min for Standard
15   Min for Standard
55   Min for Standard
75   Max for Standard
0.75
H0257   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
60   Min for Standard
80   Max for Standard
<0.50
1/4 HardH0142   Min for Standard
62   Max for Standard
15   Min for Standard
20   Min for Standard
40   Min for Standard
70   Max for Standard
1.375
H0150   Min for Standard
62   Max for Standard
20   Min for Standard
15   Min for Standard
55   Min for Standard
75   Max for Standard
0.75
H0150   Min for Standard
65   Max for Standard
25   Min for Standard
10   Min for Standard
<0.50
Soft AnnealO6046   Min for Standard
16   Min for Standard
20   Min for Standard
<0.50
O6040   Min for Standard
15   Min for Standard
30   Min for Standard
45   Max for Standard
1.375
O6044   Min for Standard
15   Min for Standard
25   Min for Standard
45   Max for Standard
0.75
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C).
Physical Properties
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1670
Melting Point - Solidus°F1630
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 WeldingNot Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Spot WeldNot Recommended
Seam WeldNot Recommended
Butt WeldFair
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedFair
Capacity for Being Hot FormedPoor
Machinability Rating90
Common Fabrication Processes
  • Machining
  • Roll Threading and Knurling
  • Turning
    
Thermal Properties
Treatment Minimum* Maximum*
* Temperature is measured in Fahrenheit.
Annealing8001100
Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
IndustrialAdaptersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
AdaptersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Fresh Water
AdaptersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Petroleum Produsts
AdaptersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
AdaptersForming CharacteristicsCold Workability
AdaptersForming CharacteristicsFormability
AdaptersMachining CharacteristicsExcellent Machinability
AdaptersMechanical PropertiesDuctility
CouplingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
CouplingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Fresh Water
CouplingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Petroleum Produsts
CouplingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
CouplingsForming CharacteristicsCold Workability
CouplingsForming CharacteristicsFormability
CouplingsMachining CharacteristicsExcellent Machinability
CouplingsMechanical PropertiesDuctility
Flare FittingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Flare FittingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Fresh Water
Flare FittingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Petroleum Produsts
Flare FittingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
Flare FittingsForming CharacteristicsCold Workability
Flare FittingsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Flare FittingsMachining CharacteristicsExcellent Machinability
Flare FittingsMechanical PropertiesDuctility
GearsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
GearsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Fresh Water
GearsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Petroleum Produsts
GearsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
GearsForming CharacteristicsCold Workability
GearsForming CharacteristicsFormability
GearsMachining CharacteristicsExcellent Machinability
GearsMechanical PropertiesDuctility
PinionsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
PinionsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Fresh Water
PinionsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Petroleum Produsts
PinionsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
PinionsForming CharacteristicsCold Workability
PinionsForming CharacteristicsFormability
PinionsMachining CharacteristicsExcellent Machinability
PinionsMechanical PropertiesDuctility
Valve StemsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Valve StemsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Numerous Environments
Valve StemsForming CharacteristicsFormability
Valve StemsMachining CharacteristicsExcellent Machinability
Valve StemsMechanical PropertiesDuctility
PlumbingPlumbers' Brass GoodsForming CharacteristicsFlaring
Plumbers' Brass GoodsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
Plumbers' Brass GoodsMechanical PropertiesBetter Ductility than C36000
Plumbing FittingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Plumbing FittingsForming CharacteristicsCold Workability
Plumbing FittingsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
Plumbing FittingsMechanical PropertiesDuctility - better than C35300 or C36000
Applicable Specifications
Form System Standard Description
RodSAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
Rod, Bar & ShapesASTMB453/B453MCOPPER-ZINC-LEAD ALLOY (LEADED-BRASS) ROD
Corrosion Properties

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