Alloy Geek C360 Copper Standard

Your Analysis Type: X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF)
Pedigree: Certified Reference Material (includes certified chemical analysis)
Sale price$249.95


Alloy Geek C360 Free Cut Brass Standard

Experience the epitome of precision and reliability with Alloy C360 Free Cut Brass. Engineered for impeccable machining and versatile performance, this alloy combines exceptional machinability with corrosion resistance. Whether you're crafting intricate components, fasteners, or electrical connectors, Alloy C360 Free Cut Brass is your go-to choice, ready to elevate your projects to the highest levels of precision.

Chemical Composition Range of CDA 360 Brass:

  • Copper (Cu): 60.5% - 63.5%
  • Zinc (Zn): 35.5% - 37.5%
  • Lead (Pb): 2.5% - 3.7%
  • Iron (Fe): 0.35% max

Key Properties:

  • Remarkable Machinability: Alloy C360 Free Cut Brass is renowned for its unparalleled machinability, allowing for intricate and precise component fabrication, making it a top choice for intricate parts.

  • Corrosion Resistance: The alloy's inherent resistance to corrosion ensures the longevity and reliability of your creations, a valuable feature for various applications.

  • Lead Content: Alloy C360 contains a controlled amount of lead, enhancing its machinability while maintaining its mechanical properties.

  • Versatile Applications: From precision-turned components to fasteners and electrical connectors, Alloy C360 Free Cut Brass excels in a wide range of industries and projects.

Other Names for Alloy C360 Free Cut Brass:

  • C36000: UNS (Unified Numbering System) designation for Alloy C360 Free Cut Brass, commonly used for standardization and identification.
  • Free Cutting Brass: A direct reference to the alloy's excellent machinability, making it an ideal choice for precision machining.
  • CDA 360: An alternate reference often used for Alloy C360, signifying compliance with standards set by the Copper Development Association.

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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