CW612N

Brass constitutes a composite primarily composed of copper and zinc. Brass alloys possess the inherent capacity for convenient shaping and are offered in a diverse range of colors. Notably, brass exhibits a notable level of thermal conductivity. Forgeability is a commendable trait of CW612N forging brass alloys. These alloys are provided in rod form.

The subsequent datasheet provides comprehensive insight into the attributes of CW612N brass alloys.

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION
ElementsMin (%)Max (%)
Cu59.0060.00
Pb1.602.50
Sn0.30
Fe0.30
Al0.05
Ni0.30
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 1640
Melting Point – Solidus°F 1620
Density lb/cu in. at 68°F 0.305
Specific Gravity 8.44
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) 11.5
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 Poor
Capacity for Being Hot Formed Excellent
Forgeability Rating 100
Machinability Rating 80

CW612N

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