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Chemical Composition
Element
Cu(1)PbSnZnFe
(1) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.6% min.
Min (%)59.01.30.50
Max (%)62.02.21.0Rem0.10
Mechanical Properties*
Form
Temper
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
(ksi)
YS-0.5% Ext
(ksi)
Elongation
(%)
Rockwell B scale
Shear Strength
(ksi)
Torsion Modulus
(ksi)
Ultimate Tensile Strength in Shear
(ksi)
Section Size
(in)
Cold Work
(%)
Rod1/2 HardH0275   Typ
53   Typ
15   Typ
82   Typ
5.7   Typ
40   Typ
120
H0275   Typ
53   Typ
15   Typ
40   Typ
1
1/4 HardH0169   Typ
46   Typ
20   Typ
78   Typ
39   Typ
18
H0169   Typ
46   Typ
20   Typ
39   Typ
1
Soft AnnealO6057   Typ
25   Typ
40   Typ
36   Typ
1
O6057   Typ
25   Typ
40   Typ
55   Typ
36   Typ
1
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C).
Physical Properties
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1650
Melting Point - Solidus°F1630
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.305
Specific Gravity8.44
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)11.8
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 WorkedPoor
Capacity for Being Hot FormedGood
Forgeability Rating90
Machinability Rating70
Common Fabrication Processes
  • Hot Forging and Pressing
  • Machining
    
Thermal Properties
Treatment Minimum* Maximum*
* Temperature is measured in Fahrenheit.
Annealing8001100
Hot Treatment12001400
Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
FastenersFastenersCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
FastenersCorrosion ResistanceStress Corrosion Cracking Resistance
FastenersMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
IndustrialGearsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
GearsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
GearsFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
GearsMachining PropertiesMachinability, Good
GearsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Light BearingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Light BearingsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
Light BearingsFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
Light BearingsMachining PropertiesMachinability, Good
Light BearingsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Screw Machine PartsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Screw Machine PartsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability, Good
Screw Machine PartsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Valve StemsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
Valve StemsMachining PropertiesMachinability, Good
MarineMarine HardwareCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Marine HardwareCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
Marine HardwareMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Seawater Valve StemsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance
Seawater Valve StemsCorrosion ResistanceCorrosion Resistance to Salt Water
Seawater Valve StemsFriction & Wear PropertiesWear Resistance
Seawater Valve StemsMachining CharacteristicsMachinability
Seawater Valve StemsMechanical PropertiesModerate Strength
Applicable Specifications
Form Sub-Form System Standard Description
BarASTMB124/B124MCOPPER AND COPPER-ALLOY FORGING ROD, BAR AND SHAPES
Navel BrassASTMB21/B21MNAVAL BRASS ROD, BAR AND SHAPES
FEDERALQQ-B-639BRASS, NAVAL, FLAT PRODUCTS (PLATE, BAR, SHEET AND STRIP)
DieForgingsASTMB283/B283MCOPPER AND COPPER ALLOY DIE FORGINGS (HOT PRESSED)
PlateFEDERALQQ-B-639BRASS, NAVAL, FLAT PRODUCTS (PLATE, BAR, SHEET AND STRIP)
RodASTMB124/B124MCOPPER AND COPPER-ALLOY FORGING ROD, BAR AND SHAPES
Navel BrassASTMB21/B21MNAVAL BRASS ROD, BAR AND SHAPES
ShapesASTMB124/B124MCOPPER AND COPPER-ALLOY FORGING ROD, BAR AND SHAPES
Navel BrassASTMB21/B21MNAVAL BRASS ROD, BAR AND SHAPES
SheetFEDERALQQ-B-639BRASS, NAVAL, FLAT PRODUCTS (PLATE, BAR, SHEET AND STRIP)
StripFEDERALQQ-B-639BRASS, NAVAL, FLAT PRODUCTS (PLATE, BAR, SHEET AND STRIP)
Corrosion Properties

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