Alloy Geek C240 Copper Standard

Your Analysis Type: X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF)
Pedigree: Certified Reference Material (includes certified chemical analysis)
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Alloy Geek C240 Lo Brass Standard

Experience the perfect blend of malleability and strength with Alloy C240 Lo Brass. Crafted for precision and adaptability, this alloy embodies versatility, corrosion resistance, and ease of fabrication. Whether you're involved in plumbing, artistic endeavors, or electrical applications, Alloy C240 Lo Brass is your trusted companion, ready to elevate your projects to new levels of performance.

Chemical Composition Range of CDA 240 Lo Brass:

  • Copper (Cu): 84.0-86.0%
  • Zinc (Zn): 14.0-16.0%
  • Lead (Pb): 0.05% max
  • Iron (Fe): 0.05% max
  • Phosphorus (P): 0.02% max

Key Properties:

  • Exceptional Malleability: Alloy C240 Lo Brass is remarkably malleable, allowing for precise shaping and easy fabrication of components for a variety of applications.

  • Corrosion Resistance: The alloy's inherent resistance to corrosion ensures the longevity and reliability of your creations, making it ideal for plumbing fittings and fixtures.

  • Moderate Conductivity: Alloy C240 Lo Brass offers moderate electrical conductivity, making it versatile for various electrical and plumbing applications.

  • Ease of Fabrication: From intricate artistic designs to precise plumbing connectors, Alloy C240 Lo Brass's ease of fabrication shines in a wide array of projects.

Other Names for Alloy C240 Lo Brass:

  • C24000: UNS (Unified Numbering System) designation for Alloy C240 Lo Brass, commonly used for standardization and identification.
  • Low Brass: A reference to the alloy's lower zinc content compared to other brass alloys, resulting in enhanced malleability.
  • 84-16 Brass: A term often used to describe this alloy, indicating its copper-zinc composition.

XRF Samples are thinner samples approximately 1/4 inch thick. OES Standards are thicker in nature and are approximately 1 inch thick. Please Contact Us if you would like to know the specific dimensions of a sample.

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