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C48500 High Leaded Naval Brass

ASTM B21, ASTM B124/B124M,FEDERAL QQ-B-639, UNS C48500

Level 4
Great Soldering
Level 3
Good Brazing
Level 2
Butt Weld
Level 1
Seam Weld

Farmers Copper stocks C48500 High Leaded Naval Brass in Round Bar and Rod. C48500 is great for soldering, good for brazing and provides a high degree of machinability. This alloy also has good corrosion resistance which makes it excellent for the marine industry. We are always trying to accommodate our customer’s needs, so call us today and we can meet your exact requirements.

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C48500 High Leaded Naval Brass

C48500 High Leaded Naval Brass Shapes

C48500 High Leaded Naval Brass Applications

  • Fasteners
  • Industrial
  • Marine

C48500 High Leaded Naval Brass Sizing

  • (3/4” dia to 1-3/8”)


Farmer’s Copper Ltd. extends its services throughout many industries. We provide the raw copper alloy materials in various standard shapes as well as custom cut copper alloys.

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Our C48500 Inventory & Properties

Our C48500 High Leaded Naval Brass Inventory & Properties

Farmer’s diverse inventory of products and services offered provides our customers the largest and most extensive selection of alloys available, cut to precise specifications, and delivered with total quality control.

ElementCu(1) PbSnZnFe
Min (%)
Max (%) 62.02.2 1.0 Rem0.10

(1) Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.6% min.

Melting Point - Liquidus°F1650
Melting Point - Solidus°F1630
Densitylb/cu in. at 68°F 0.305
Specific Gravity8.44
Electrical Conductivity% IACS at 68°F26
Thermal ConductivityBtu/ sq ft/ ft hr/ °F at 68°F67
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 68-57210⁻⁶ per °F (68 – 572°F) 11.811.8
Specific Heat CapacityBtu/ lb /°F at 68°F 0.090.09
Modulus of Elasticity in Tensionksi15000
Modulus of Rigidityksi5600
Soldering Excellent
Oxyacetylene Welding Not Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Spot WeldNot Recommended
Seam Weld Not Recommended
Butt Weld Fair
Capacity for Being Cold Worked Poor
Capacity for Being Hot Formed Good
Forgeability Rating 90
Machinability Rating70
Rod Bar H02 75 53 15 82   5.7 40 1
H02 75 53 15       40 1
H01 69 46 20 78 39     1
H01 69 46 20       39 1
O60 57 25 40       36 1
O60 57 25 40 55 36     1

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