Find suppliers for this alloyC36010
Chemical Composition
Element
Cu(1)PbZnFe
(1) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.5% min.
Min (%)60.03.1
Max (%)63.03.7Rem0.35
Mechanical Properties*
Form
Temper
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
(ksi)
YS-0.5% Ext
(ksi)
Elongation
(%)
Rockwell B scale
Rockwell F scale
Shear Strength
(ksi)
Fatigue Strength**
(ksi)
Reduction of Area
(%)
Ultimate Tensile Strength in Shear
(ksi)
Section Size
(in)
Cold Work
(%)
Bar1/2 HardH0245   Min for Standard
17   Min for Standard
15   Min for Standard
60   Typ
1.5
H0250   Min for Standard
25   Min for Standard
10   Min for Standard
65   Typ
<0.50
H0245   Min for Standard
17   Min for Standard
15   Min for Standard
<0.50
H0240   Min for Standard
15   Min for Standard
20   Min for Standard
1.5
H0240   Min for Standard
15   Min for Standard
20   Min for Standard
3
Soft AnnealO6044   Min for Standard
18   Min for Standard
20   Min for Standard
<1
O6040   Min for Standard
15   Min for Standard
25   Min for Standard
22   Typ
1.5
Flat Products1/2 HardH0256   Typ
45   Typ
20   Typ
62   Typ
33   Typ
0.2511
Rod1/2 HardH0250   Min for Standard
20   Min for Standard
15   Min for Standard
65   Typ
1.5
H0258   Typ
45   Typ
25   Typ
50   Typ
34   Typ
120
H0240   Min for Standard
15   Min for Standard
20   Min for Standard
25   Min for Standard
4.5
H0255   Min for Standard
25   Min for Standard
10   Min for Standard
70   Min
34   Min for Standard
0.75
H0268   Typ
52   Typ
18   Typ
48   Typ
38   Typ
0.2425
H0245   Min for Standard
15   Min for Standard
20   Min for Standard
55   Typ
3.0
H0257   Typ
25   Typ
7   Typ
65   Typ
32   Typ
20   Typ
<0.50
H0255   Typ
44   Typ
32   Typ
52   Typ
32   Typ
218
AnnealedO6149   Typ
18   Typ
53   Typ
58   Typ
30   Typ
1
HardH0480   Min for Standard
45   Min for Standard
80   Typ
38   Typ
0.25
H0470   Min for Standard
35   Min for Standard
4   Min for Standard
78   Typ
34   Typ
0.375
H0465   Min for Standard
30   Min for Standard
6   Min for Standard
0.625
Soft AnnealO6044   Min for Standard
18   Min for Standard
20   Min for Standard
1.5
O6048   Min for Standard
20   Min for Standard
15   Min for Standard
28   Typ
30   Typ
<1
O6040   Min for Standard
15   Min for Standard
25   Min for Standard
2.5
Shapes1/4 HardH0156   Typ
45   Typ
20   Typ
62   Typ
33   Typ
0.511
H0156   Typ
45   Typ
20   Typ
33   Typ
15
As Hot ExtrudedM3049   Typ
18   Typ
50   Typ
68   Typ
30   Typ
0.5
M3049   Typ
18   Typ
50   Typ
30   Typ
* 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°F1650
Melting Point - Solidus°F1630
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.307
Specific Gravity8.5
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)11.4
Specific Heat CapacityBtu/ lb /°F at 68°F0.09
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi14000
Modulus of Rigidityksi5300
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 FormedFair
Machinability Rating100
Common Fabrication Processes
  • Machining
  • Roll Threading and Knurling
    
Thermal Properties
Treatment Minimum* Maximum*
* Temperature is measured in Fahrenheit.
Annealing8001100
Hot Treatment13001450
Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
ArchitectureTerrazzo StripAppearanceColor
Terrazzo StripCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Terrazzo StripCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Chemicals
Terrazzo StripFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
AutomotiveFluid ConnectorsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Fluid ConnectorsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
Fluid ConnectorsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Sensor BodiesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Sensor BodiesMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
Sensor BodiesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Thermostat PartsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Thermostat PartsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
Thermostat PartsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Threaded Inserts for PlasticMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
Builders HardwareFittingsAppearanceAppearance
FittingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
FittingsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
FittingsMechanical PropertiesDuctility
FittingsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
HardwareAppearanceAppearance
HardwareCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
HardwareMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
HardwareMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Lock BodiesAppearanceAppearance
Lock BodiesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Lock BodiesMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
Lock BodiesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
ConsumerHot Combs (to Straighten Hair)Conductivity (Thermal)Thermal Conductivity
Hot Combs (to Straighten Hair)Corrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Chemicals
Hot Combs (to Straighten Hair)Machining CharacteristicsMachinability
Hot Combs (to Straighten Hair)Mechanical PropertiesRetains Strength
FastenersBoltsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
BoltsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
BoltsMechanical PropertiesDuctility
BoltsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
NutsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
NutsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
NutsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
ScrewsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
ScrewsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
ScrewsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
IndustrialAdaptersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
AdaptersMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
AdaptersMechanical PropertiesDuctility
AdaptersMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
AdaptersSolderabilitySolderability
Automatic Screw Machine PartsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Automatic Screw Machine PartsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
Automatic Screw Machine PartsMechanical PropertiesDuctility
Automatic Screw Machine PartsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Faucet ComponentsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Faucet ComponentsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
Faucet ComponentsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Fluid ConnectorsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Fluid ConnectorsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
Fluid ConnectorsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
GaugesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
GaugesFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
GaugesMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
GaugesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
GearsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
GearsFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
GearsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
GearsMechanical PropertiesDuctility
GearsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
NozzlesCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
NozzlesFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
NozzlesMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
NozzlesMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
PinionsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
PinionsFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
PinionsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
PinionsMechanical PropertiesDuctility
PinionsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Pneumatic FittingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Pneumatic FittingsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
Pneumatic FittingsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Screw Machine ProductsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Screw Machine ProductsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
Screw Machine ProductsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
UnionsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
UnionsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
UnionsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
UnionsSolderabilitySolderability
Valve SeatsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Valve SeatsFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
Valve SeatsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
Valve SeatsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Valve StemsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Valve StemsFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
Valve StemsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
Valve StemsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Valve TrimCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Valve TrimFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
Valve TrimMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
Valve TrimMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
PlumbingFaucet SeatsAppearanceAppearance
Faucet SeatsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Faucet SeatsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability - Best of Lead Brasses
Faucet StemsAppearanceAppearance
Faucet StemsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Faucet StemsForming CharacteristicsRoll Threading
Faucet StemsMachining CharacteristicsMachibability
Faucet StemsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability - Best of Lead Brasses
Plumbers' Brass GoodsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Plumbing FittingsAppearanceAppearance
Plumbing FittingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Plumbing FittingsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability - Best of Lead Brasses
Applicable Specifications
Form System Standard Description
BarAMS4610BRASS BARS AND RODS, FREE CUTTING, HALF-HARD
ASTMB16/B16MFREE-CUTTING BRASS ROD, BAR AND SHAPES FOR USE IN SCREW MACHINES
SAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
RodAMS4610BRASS BARS AND RODS, FREE CUTTING, HALF-HARD
ASTMB16/B16MFREE-CUTTING BRASS ROD, BAR AND SHAPES FOR USE IN SCREW MACHINES
SAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
ShapesASTMB16/B16MFREE-CUTTING BRASS ROD, BAR AND SHAPES FOR USE IN SCREW MACHINES
SAEJ461WROUGHT AND CAST COPPER ALLOYS
SAEJ463WROUGHT COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
ValvesMILITARYMIL-V-18436VALVES, CHECK, BRONZE
WireASTMB16/B16MFREE-CUTTING BRASS ROD, BAR AND SHAPES FOR USE IN SCREW MACHINES
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 ProcessPoorSevere dezincification
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 HydroxideFairSusceptible to dezincification.
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
HydrocarbonAcetyleneExcellentContaminants such as water, sulfides, acids and various organic compounds can increase corrosion significantly
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 SulfatePoorSevere 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.