Normally only available in tubing products, it has a good balance of workability and, because of the presence of lead, machinability.
Applications: Industrial: Power and Pump Cylinder Liners, Power and Pump Cylinders; Ordnance: Primers. Plumbing: plumbing accessories, pump lines, trap lines, j bends, plumbing brass goods.
Analysis: Cu – 66% Zn – 33.5% Fe – .07% Pb – .5%
Common Fabrication Processes: Forming and bending, machining, piercing and punching.
Mechanical Properties: (room temperature, 68º F (20ºC)
Ultimate Tensile Strength (psi) 65,300
Yield Strength (psi) 50,000
Elongation (%) 32
Rockwell Hardness B80
Machinability: Machinability rating is 60. Hot Forming: Poor. Cold Working: Excellent. Joining Techniques: Excellent for: Soldering. Good for: Brazing; Fair for: Oxyacetylene, gas shield arc, spot and butt welding.; Not Recommended for: Coated metal arc and seam welding.
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