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Naval Brass


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: Naval Brass C464 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

Farmers Copper Ltd. keeps on hand a hefty stock of lead-free…

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.

Naval Brass Shapes

Naval Brass Applications

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

Fabrication Properties

Joining TechniqueSuitability
Oxyacetylene WeldingGood
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingFair
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Spot WeldGood
Seam WeldFair
Butt WeldGood
Capacity for Being Cold WorkedFair
Capacity for Being Hot FormedExcellent
Forgeability Rating90
Machinability Rating30

Naval Brass Composition


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

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. Contact us today as your Naval Brass Alloy 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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