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C36000 Free-Machining Brass

Shapes Brass Bar Free-Machining Brass C360 Round Bar. Flat Bar, Square Bar, Hex Bar

ASTM B16

Specs
Level 4
Lead Content of 2.5% to 3.7%
Level 3
Ability for Free Machining
Level 2
Ability for Free Cutting

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.

C36000 Free-Machining Brass

Free-Machining Brass C360 Round Bar. Flat Bar, Square Bar, Hex Bar Shapes

Typical C36000 Brass Sizes

  • Round Rod – 3/32” to 11 3/4”diameter
  • Square bar – 3/16” to 4”
  • 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”

 

ASTM Standard Designation for C36000: ASTM B1

Free-Machining Brass C360 Round Bar. Flat Bar, Square Bar, Hex Bar Applications

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

Industries

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 C36000 Free-Machining 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.

Chemical Properties

ElementCu (1)PbZnFe
Min %602.5
Max %633Rem0.35

Physical Properties

Melting Point – Liquidus ⁰F1650
Melting Point – Solidus ⁰F1630
Density lb/cu in. at 68⁰F0.307
Specific Gravity8.5
Electrical Conductivity % IACS at 68⁰F26
Thermal Conductivity Btu/sq ft/ft hr/ ⁰F at 68⁰F67
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 10-6 per ⁰F (68-572 ⁰F)11.4
Specific Heat Capacity Btu/lb/⁰F @ 68 ⁰F0.09
Modulus of Elasticity in Tension ksi14000
Modulus of Rigidity ksi5300

Fabrication Properties

SolderingExcellent
BrazingGood
Oxyacetylene WeldingNot Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Spot WeldNot Recommended
Seam WeldNot Recommended
Butt WeldFair
Capacity for Being Cold FormedFair
Capacity for Being Hot FormedFair
Machinability Rating100

Mechanical Properties

FORM TEMPER TENSILE STRENGTH YS-0.5% EXT (KSI) ELONGATION (%) ROCKWELL (B) SHEAR STRENGTH (KSI) FATIGUE STRENGTH REDUCTION OF AREA (%) TENSILE STRENGTH IN SHEAR SECTION SIZE (IN)
ROUND BAR H02 45 17 15 60         1.5
H02 40 15 20           1.5
H02 40 15 20           3
H02 50 25 10 65         <0.50
H02 45 17 15           <0.50
O60 44 18 20           <1
O60 40 15 25 22         1.5
FLAT BAR H02 56 45 20 62 33       0.25
ROD H02 57 25 7 65 32 20     <0.50
H02 50 20 15 65         1.5
H02 45 15 20 55         3
H02 40 15 20 25         4.5
H02 55 25 10 70 34       0.75
H02 58 45 25       50 34 1
H02 55 44 32       52 32 2
H02 68 52 18       48 38 0.24
O61 49 18 53       58 30 1
H04 65 30 6           0.625
H04 70 35 4 78 34       0.375
H04 80 45   80 38       0.25
O60 48 20 15 28 30       <1
O60 44 18 20           1.5
O60 40 15 25           2.5

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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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