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Free-Machining Brass


Farmer’s Copper Ltd. maintains a extensive inventory of C36000 free cutting brass bar 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 for free machining or free cutting. Automatic screw machine parts can be utilized from our inventory of swiss-quality brass round rod.

C360 free machining brass is frequently used in high-machining applications that require drilling, turning, and milling due to its' machinability. Free machining brass has a machinability rating of 100. 360 brass also has excellent characteristics for brazing and soldering. Alloy 360 is not recommended for welding.

Farmer’s Copper Ltd. has been in the metal industry for 90 years. Please contact one of our knowledgeable sales staff can help you with your free cutting brass rod or bar needs.

Free-Machining Brass Shapes


Typical C60 Brass Sizes

  • Round Rod – 3/32” to 10”diameter
  • Square bar – 3/16” to 3-1/2”
  • Swiss-quality round rod- 3/32” to 1” diameter
  • Sharp corner hex bar- 3/16” to 3-1/2”
  • Radius corner hex bar- 5/16” to 1”
  • Rectangle (Flat) bar:1/8” x 3/8” thru 1/8” x 2”
  • 3/16” x ½” thru 3/16” x 2”
  • ¼” x ½” thru ¼” x 4”
  • 5/16” x ¾”
  • 3/8” x ½” thru 3/8” x 4”
  • ½” x ¾” thru ½” x 4”
  • 5/8” x 1” thru 5/8” x 3”
  • ¾” x 1” thru ¾” x 3”
  • 1” x 1-1/2” thru 1” x 3”

Free-Machining Brass Applications

  • Faucet Components
  • Pneumatic Fittings, Plumbing fittings
  • Valve parts
  • Fasteners

Chemical Composition for 360 Free Cutting Brass

(%max., unless shown as range or min.)
ASTM Standard Designation for C36000: ASTM B16

Markets Served

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. We are here as your free-cutting brass supplier.

Our Commitment to Service

As a leading copper, brass, & bronze alloys supplier, Farmers Copper Ltd. attributes our success to serving our customers, through our service-minded employees and material readily available for prompt, accurate deliveries of copper, brass, bronze, stainless steel and other metal alloys.

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