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Brass is an alloy mainly consisting of copper and zinc. Brass alloys can be easily shaped and are available in various colors. UNS C24000 low brass is stronger than C23000 red brass.
The following datasheet gives details about UNS C24000 low brass.
The chemical composition of UNS C24000 low brass is tabulated below.
The following table shows physical properties of UNS C24000 low brass.
|Melting point - liquidus
|Melting point - solidus
The mechanical properties of UNS C24000 low brass are outlined in the following table.
Other designations that are equivalent to UNS C24000 low brass include:
- ASTM B134
- ASTM B36
- QQ W321
- SAE J461
- SAE J463
Fabrication and Heat Treatment
The machinability rating of UNS C24000 low brass is 30.
UNS C24000 low brass can be welded by using different kinds of welding methods such as brazing, soldering, gas shielded arc welding, oxyacetylene welding, butt welding, and spot welding. Seam welding and coated metal arc welding methods are not used for welding this alloy.
UNS C24000 low brass can be forged at 816 to 899°C (1500 to 1650°F).
UNS C24000 low brass has average hot forming capacity.
UNS C24000 low brass has excellent cold working capacity.
Annealing of the UNS C24000 low brass can be performed at temperatures ranging from 427 to 705°C (800 to 1300°F).