CW607N

Brass is, at its core, a copper alloy blended with zinc. This alloy boasts both strength and ease of shaping, stamping, or drawing, rendering it a ubiquitous selection across a wide array of applications. The ability to adjust the quantity of zinc permits the attainment of a diverse range of properties, encompassing varying degrees of corrosion resistance, ductility, and appropriateness for machining.

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION
ElementsMin (%)Max (%)
Cu60.0061.00
Pb0.801.60
Fe0.20
Sn0.20
Ni0.30
Al0.05
Total Others0.20
ZnRemainder
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES ACCORDING TO EN12164 (AS PER TEMPER R410)
Range (mm) From To UTS Min (N/mm²) PS Min (N/mm²) Elongation Min (%) Hardness Min Hardness Max
Round (Dia) 2 40 410 230 12
Hex (A/F) 2 35 410 230 12
Square (A/F) 2 35 410 230 12
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Melting Point – Liquidus°F 1650
Melting Point – Solidus°F 1630
Density lb/cu in. at 68°F 0.304
Specific Gravity 8.41
Electrical Conductivity % IACS at 68°F 27
Thermal Conductivity Btu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F 69
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-57210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 572°F) 11.6
Specific Heat Capacity Btu/ lb /°F at 68°F 0.09
Modulus of Elasticity in Tension ksi 15000
Modulus of Rigidity ksi 5600
FABRICATION PROPERTIES 
Technique Suitability
Soldering Excellent
Brazing Good
Oxyacetylene Welding Not Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc Welding Not Recommended
Coated Metal Arc Welding Not Recommended
Spot Weld Not Recommended
Seam Weld Not Recommended
Butt Weld Fair
Capacity for Being Cold Worked Fair
Capacity for Being Hot Formed Excellent
Machinability Rating 70

CW607N

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