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

Brass Alloys We Die Cast

Die Casting

Capabilities

C87500 Red Brass Alloy

Typical Uses
Builders Hardware

  • Window Hardware

Fasteners

  • Clamps
  • Hexagonal Nuts

Marine

  • Small Boat Propellers
  • Boat Parts

Industrial

  • Impellers
  • Pump Fixtures
  • Levers
  • Valve Bodies
  • Bearings
  • Gears
  • Fittings
  • High Strength, Thin Walled Die Castings

Plumbing

  • Fixtures
  • Fittings
  • Flanges
  • Hexagonal Nuts

C87500 Brass Alloy Properties

Chemical Properties

Elements Cu Al Pb Si Zn
%Min 79.00 - - 3.00 12.00
%Max - 0.50 0.50 5.00 16.00
%Norm 82.00 - - 4.00 14.00

Physical Properties

Specific Gravity 8.28
Density 0.299 lb/in3 at 68°F
Melting Point – Solidus 1,510°F
Melting Point – Liquidus 1,680°F
Electrical Resistivity 154.2 ohms/cmil/ft at 68°F
Electrical Conductivity 6% IACS at 68°F
Thermal Conductivity 16.0 Btu/ft/(hr/ft2/°F) at 68°F
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 10.9 x 10-6 per °F (68°F - 572°F)
Specific Heat Capacity 0.09 Btu/lb/°F at 68°F
Modulas of Elasticity in Tension 15,400 ksi

Mechanical Properties

As Die Cast Temper Temp Tensile Strength Yield Strength (0.2% Offset) El Brinell Hardness Fatigue Strength 500/300
°F/°C Ksi/MPa Ksi/MPa % Ksi/MPa
S-Max M01 68 - - - - -
S-Max 20 - - - - -
S-Min M01 68 60 24 16 - -
S-Min 20 414 165 16 - -
Typical M01 68 67 30 21 115/134 22
Typical 20 462 207 21 115/134 152

Fabrication Properties

Joining Technique Suitability
Soldering Not Recommended
Brazing Fair
Oxyacetylene Welding Fair
Gas Shielded Arc Welding Fair
Coated Metal Arc Welding Not Recommended
Machineability Rating 50

Applicable Specifications

Ingot ASTM B30