Find suppliers for this alloyC68300
Chemical Composition
(1) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.5% min. (2) Cu value includes Ag.
Min (%)
Max (%)
Mechanical Properties*
Temper Code
Tensile Strength
YS-0.5% Ext
Rockwell B scale
RodAs Hot ExtrudedM3051   Min
62   Typ
73   Max
30   Min
36   Typ
40   Max
15   Typ
60   Typ
* Measured at room temperature, 68°F (20°C).
Physical Properties
Melting Point - Liquidus°F1656
Melting Point - Solidus°F1632
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F0.303
Specific Gravity8.47
Fabrication Properties
Technique Suitability
Oxyacetylene WeldingNot Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Spot WeldNot Recommended
Seam WeldNot Recommended
Butt WeldNot Recommended
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedPoor
Capacity for Being Hot FormedExcellent
Forgeability Rating100
Machinability Rating850
Common Fabrication Processes
  • Forging Brass Rod
Thermal Characteristics

No thermal characteristics for this alloy

Typical uses
Product Category Product Reason Category Reason
PlumbingLow Lead Valves and Fittings
Applicable Specifications

No applicable specifications for this alloy

Corrosion Properties

No information available.