Brass and Aluminum High-Pressure Die Castings and Value-Added Services

Brass Alloys We Die Cast

Die Casting

Capabilities

C85800 Yellow Brass Alloy

Typical Uses
Builder's Hardware

Marine

Industrial

Plumbing

C85800 Brass Alloy properties

Chemical Properties

Elements Cu Al Sb As Fe Pb Mn Ni P Si S Sn Zn
%Min 57.00 - - - - - - - - - - - 31.00
%Max - 0.55 0.05 0.05 0.50 1.50 0.25 0.50 0.01 0.25 0.05 1.50 41.00
%Norm 61.50 - - - - 1.00 - - - - - 1.00 36.00

Physical Properties

Specific Gravity 8.44
Density 0.305 lb/in3 at 68°F
Melting Point – Solidus 1,600°F
Melting Point – Liquidus 1,650°F
Electrical Resistivity 51.9 ohms/cmil/ft at 68°F
Electrical Conductivity 20% IACS at 68°F
Thermal Conductivity 48.5 Btu/ft/(hr/ft2/°F) at 68°F
Specific Heat Capacity 0.09 Btu/lb/°F at 68°F
Modulas of Elasticity in Tension 15,000 ksi
Magnetic Permeability 1.0

Mechanical Properties

As Die Cast Temper Temp Tensile Strength Yield Strength El Rockwell
°F/°C Ksi/MPa Ksi/MPa % Hardness B
S-Max M04 68 - - - 60
S-Max 20 - - - 60
S-Min M04 68 - - - 55
S-Min 20 - - - 55
Typical M04 68 55 30 15 -
Typical 20 379 207 15 -

Fabrication Properties

Joining Technique Suitability
Soldering Good
Brazing Good
Oxyacetylene Welding Not Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc Welding Not Recommended
Coated MEta Arc Welding Not Recommended
Machinability Rating 80

Applicable Specifications

Die Cast ASTM B176
Products SAE J461, J462
Ingot ASTM B30