CW610N

Brass, fundamentally a copper alloy blended with zinc, boasts both strength and malleability, rendering it a popular selection for a wide array of uses. By adjusting the zinc content, a diverse range of properties can be achieved, encompassing varying degrees of resistance to corrosion, ductility, and appropriateness for machining.

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION
ElementsMin (%)Max (%)
Cu59.0060.50
Pb0.200.80
Sn0.20
Fe0.20
Al0.05
Ni0.30
ZnRemainder
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES ACCORDING TO EN12164 (AS PER TEMPER R410)
Range (mm) From To UTS Min (N/mm²) UTS Max (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 28
Thermal Conductivity Btu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F 71
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 Fair
Gas Shielded Arc Welding Fair
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 60

CW610N

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