Naval Brass

ASTM B171, ASTM B21, ASME SB171

Available at Farmer's Copper, naval brass composed of 60% copper, .75% tin and 39.2% zinc. Farmer’s Copper keeps a vast inventory of C46400 naval brass such as: plate & sheet, diamond cut plate, and rod & bar. C464 presents a high corrosion resistance to seawater, making it a top candidate for industrial and marine atmosphere jobs. Copper Alloy 464 offers excellent properties for being hot worked, while also keeping the ability to be moderately cold worked.

C46400 Naval Brass

Applications

  • Fasteners
  • Bushings
  • Marine Hardware
  • Jig Plates
  • Mold Plates
  • Condenser Tube Sheets & Baffles

Farmer’s Copper Ltd has been in the metal in industry for over 90 years. Our experienced staff members are determined to fulfill your naval brass requirements. At Farmers, we offer material cut to your specifications by any of our precision plate saws, bar saws, shears, and water jets; holding tolerances as close as +/- .005”, we can eliminate excess machining and time.

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

Naval Brass Composition
Cu Fe Pb Sn Zn
Min./Max. 62.0-65.0 .10 .20 .50-1.0 Rem
Nominal 63.5 - - .7 -

ASTM Standard Designations for C46400 plate and sheet: ASTM B171
ASTM Standard Designations for C46400 rod and bar: ASTM B21
ASME Standard Designations for C46400 plate and sheet: ASME SB171

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