Free-Machining & Free Cutting Brass Bar

ASTM B16, DIN 2.0375, BS 2874 CZ124, EN CW603N

Farmer’s Copper Ltd. maintains a extensive inventory of C36000 (Free-machining) brass in round rod, sharp corner hex bar, radius corner hex bar, square bar, and rectangle (flat) bar. C3600 brass has a lead content of 2.5% to 3.7%, which enables the brass to be free-machining or free-cutting. Automatic screw machine parts can be utilized from our inventory of Swiss-quality brass round rod.

Typical Applications for C36000

  • Plumbing
  • Valve parts
  • Automatic Screw Machine Parts
  • Architectural

Farmer’s Copper Ltd. has been in the metal industry since 1920 and our knowledgeable sales staff is available to assist you in your brass rod and bar requirements. Please contact us today.

Physical Properties

 

US Customary

Metric

Melting Point - Liquidus

1650 F

899 C

Melting Point - Solidus

1630 F

888 C

Density

0.307 lb/in3 at 68 F

8.5 gm/cm3 @ 20 C

Specific Gravity

8.500

8.5

Electrical Resistivity

39.90 ohms-cmil/ft @ 68 F

6.63 microhm-cm @ 20 C

Electrical Conductivity

26 %IACS @ 68 F

0.152 MegaSiemens/cm @ 20 C

Thermal Conductivity

67 Btu · ft/(hr · ft2·oF)at 68F

116.0 W/m · oK at 20 C

Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

11.40 ·10-6 per oF (68-572 F)

20.5 ·10-6 per oC (20-300 C)

Specific Heat Capacity

0.090 Btu/lb/oF at 68 F

377.1 J/kg · oK at 293 K

Modulas of Elasticity in Tension

14000 ksi

96500 MPa

Modulus of Rigidity

5300 ksi

36500 MPa

ASTM Standard Designations for C36000: ASTM B16

Chemical Composition
(%max., unless shown as range or min.)

 

Cu

Fe

Pb

Zn

Min./Max.

60.0-63.0

.35

2.5-3.7

Rem.

Nominal

61.5

-

3.1

35.4

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