BRASS, COPPER, AND BRONZE METALS
These three similar materials are known as the “Red Metals”. They possess excellent electrical conductivity characteristics and exhibit great resistance to corrosion.
Great corrosion resistance, good strength, high ductility relative to other brass materials
Brass 260 is one of the most economical brass alloys. For this reason, it is widely popular and used in a great variety of end applications, from decorative purposes to ammunition components.
|ASTM B36, ASTM B135, 70/30||Aerospace, Defense, Industrial, Automotive & Transportation||Radiator cores and tanks, flashlight shells, lamp fixtures, fasteners, locks, hinges, ammunition components, plumbing accessories, pins, rivets||Bar, Rectangular Bar, Plate, Tubing, Sheet, Strip, Coil|
Great corrosion resistance, high machinability
Brass 360 is a versatile brass alloy specially useful in high speed operations due to its high machinability. Like the 260, it can be used in a variety of end applications.
|SAE J461, AMS 4610, ASTM B16, MIL-V-18436||Aerospace, Defense, Industrial, Automotive & Transportation||Faucet components, valve parts, fasteners, pneumatic fittings, plumbing fittings||Bar, Rectangular Bar, Plate, Tubing, Sheet, Strip, Coil|
Great corrosion resistance, excellent conductivity, high ductility
Copper 110 alloy is the most widespread used copper material due to its large variety of applications. It possesses high electrical conductivity characteristics, and can be visually appealing.
|ASTM B152, ASTM B370, ASTM B11||Aerospace, Energy, Defense, Industrial, Automotive & Transportation||Electrical components, anodes, transformers, magnets, welding fixtures, switch gears||Bar, Rectangular Bar, Plate, Tubing, Sheet, Strip, Coil|
Excellent electrical conductivity, high machinability, high thermal conductivity
145 Tellurium is an alloy with copper as its main alloying component. Like other copper materials, the 145 is commonly used and very popular for its high conductivity properties. Also, the 145 is known for being a long-life metal.
|CDA 145, ASTM B301 , SAE J461, J463, B-124||Aerospace, Energy, Defense, Industrial, Automotive & Transportation||Electrical switches, transformers, breakers, fasteners, socket connectors, sprinkler heads, pins, bolts, motor parts, laser nozzles||Bar, Rectangular Bar, Plate, Tubing, Sheet, Strip, Coil|
High strength, high hardness, great electrical conductivity, good resistance to heat, easily formed, easily machined
172 Beryllium is the most widely used copper-beryllium alloy. Relative to other copper alloys, the 172 has one of the highest strength and hardness.
|ASTM B196, AMS 4533||Aerospace, Energy, Defense, Industrial, Automotive & Transportation||Connectors, contact bridges, fasteners, screws, bolts, springs, tools, valves, flexible metal hose||Bar, Rectangular Bar, Plate, Tubing, Sheet, Strip, Coil|
932 Bearing Bronze
Low friction, reasonable corrosion resistance, excellent strength, excellent machinability, great wear resistance
932 Bearing Bronze is a general purpose bronze alloy used extensively for its excellent range of qualities, especially its machining properties and strength.
|ASTM B505, SAE 660, SAE J461, SAE J462, MIL-B-11553 Comp. 12, Mil C-15345-12||Aerospace, Energy, Defense, Industrial Automotive & Transportation||Machine tool bearings, machine parts, gears, valve components, diesel engine components, fuel pump bushings, automobile parts||Bar, Rectangular Bar, Plate, Tubing, Sheet, Strip, Coil|
AL Bronze 954
Good tensile strength, high load resistance, good ductility, low friction, good machinability
AL Bronze 954 is the most used aluminum-bronze alloy, and is usually recommended for heavy duty applications due to its resistance to high loads.
|ASTM B505, ASTM B271, SAE J461, SAE J462, MIL-B-16033||Aerospace, Defense, Industrial, Automotive & Transportation||Weld guns, fasteners, gears, valves, landing gear parts, pump parts, ship components||Bar, Rectangular Bar, Plate, Tubing, Sheet, Strip, Coil|
AL Bronze 959
High strength, excellent corrosion resistance, high load resistance, great impact resistance
AL Bronze 959 is one of the toughest of bronze alloys. Nevertheless, the 959 is not usually used in situations not subject to impact or shock.
|ASTM B148, ASTM B505, ASTM B505M, UNS 95900, CDA 959||Aerospace, Defense, Industrial, Automotive & Transportation||Gears, valve guides, valve seats, inserts, dies||Bar, Rectangular Bar, Plate, Tubing, Sheet, Strip, Coil|
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