Naval Brass Plate & Sheet

Farmer’s Copper Ltd maintains an inventory of C46400 naval brass sheet and plate. C464 offers a high corrosion resistance to seawater. Copper Alloy 464 becomes extremely plastic when hot, and is well adapted to hot forging and pressing. It also lends itself to blanking, drawing, forming and bending, heading and upsetting and shearing. It offers excellent results when hot worked by any process and can be moderately cold formed. In addition, Farmer’s inventories (Diamond Cut) naval brass plate, which holds a thickness tolerance of +0”,-.004”.

Typical Applications for C46400

  • Heat exchange baffles and tube sheets
  • Marine hardware

Typical Applications for C464 (Diamond Cut)

  • Jig plates
  • Engraving printing plates
  • Tooling plates
  • Mold plates
  • Wear plates

Farmer’s Copper Ltd has been in the metal industry for over 90 years. To assist you with your brass requirements, feel free to contact one of our well-informed sales representatives. We offer material cut to your specifications by the use of our precision plate saws, bar saws, shears, and water jets. Holding tolerances as close as +/- .005”, we eliminate unwanted machining and time.

List of standard sizes

Plate - 3/16” to 4” thick
Sheet - .064”, .080”, .090”, .125”
(Diamond Cut) - ¼” to 1” thick

Fabrication Properties

Joining Technique

Suitability

Soldering

Excellent

Brazing

Excellent

Oxyacetylene Welding

Good

Gas Shielded Arc Welding

Fair

Coated Metal Arc Welding

Not Recommended

Spot Weld

Good

Seam Weld

Fair

Butt Weld

Good

Capacity for Being Cold Worked

Fair

Capacity for Being Hot Formed

Excellent

Forgeability Rating

90

Machinability Rating

30

ASTM Standard Designation for C46400 Brass plate: ASTM B171
ASME Standard Designation for C46400 Brass plate: ASME SB171

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

 

Cu

Fe

Pb

Sn

Zn

Min./Max.

59.0-62.0

.10

.20

.50-1.0

Rem.

Nominal

60.0

-

-

.7

39.2

Contact one of our sales representatives today
to inquire about a quote from Farmers Copper
or call us today at (800) 231-9450