Red Brass

Farmer’s Copper Ltd. maintains an inventory of C23000 red brass pipe and fittings and is the most durable of all metals for commercial water pipe. Normally composed of 85% copper and 15% zinc, this alloy has excellent resistance against dezincification, season cracking and pitting. Copper alloy 230 has a rich inherent color, which has become extremely popular as an outdoor metal and has been found to be very important in modern architecture.

Red Brass C23000

Applications

  • Potable water pipe
  • Conduit
  • Architectural
  • Pipe Nipples

Farmer’s Copper Ltd. has been in the metal industry over 90 years. Contact one of our knowledgeable sales staff today to help you with your brass pipe requirements. To compliment our pipe inventory, ask about our brass threaded fittings, flanges and brass nipples.

Fabrication Properties

Joining Technique

Suitability

Soldering

Excellent

Brazing

Excellent

Oxyacetylene Welding

Good

Gas Shielded Arc Welding

Good

Coated Metal Arc Welding

Not Recommended

Spot Weld

Fair

Seam Weld

Not Recommended

Butt Weld

Good

Capacity for Being Cold Worked

Excellent

Capacity for Being Hot Formed

Good

Machinability Rating

30

ASTM Standard Designation for C23000 Brass pipe: ASTM B43

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

 

Cu

Fe

Pb

Zn

Min./Max.

84.0-86.0

.05

.05

Rem.

Nominal

85.0

-

-

15.0

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



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