Red Brass Flat Products UNS C23000 - Mechanical Properties

Red brass UNS C23000 has a copper content of not less than 84%.

Tabulated below are the mechanical properties of UNS C23000 flat products as a function of heat treatment and thickness.

Temper Thickness Tensile Str. Yield Str. Elong. Rockwell Shear Str.
B C F 30T
H01 0 338MPa (49ksi) - - 45 - - 48 -
H02 1mm (0.04 in) 393MPa (57ksi) 338MPa (49ksi) 12% 65 - - 60 255MPa (37ksi)
H04 1mm (0.04 in) 483MPa (70ksi) 393MPa (57ksi) 5% 77 - - 68 290MPa (42ksi)
H06 1mm (0.04 in) 538MPa (78ksi) 421MPa (61ksi) 4% 83 - - 72 303MPa (44ksi)
H08 1mm (0.04 in) 579MPa (84ksi) 434MPa (63ksi) 3% 86 - - 74 317MPa (46ksi)
M20 0 299MPa (42ksi) - - - - - - -
OS015 1mm (0.04 in) 310MPa (45ksi) 124MPa (18ksi) 42% - - 71 38 228MPa (33ksi)
OS025 1mm (0.04 in) 296MPa (43ksi) 110MPa (16ksi) 44% - - 66 28 221MPa (32ksi)
OS035 1mm (0.04 in) 283MPa (41ksi) 97MPa (14ksi) 46% - - 63 22 214MPa (31ksi)
OS050 1mm (0.04 in) 276MPa (40ksi) 83MPa (12ksi) 47% - - 59 14 214MPa (31ksi)
OS070 1mm (0.04 in) 269MPa (39ksi) 69MPa (10ksi) 48% - - 56 10 214MPa (31ksi)

The chemical composition of UNS C23000 copper alloy is outlined in the following table.

Elements Content (%)
Copper, Cu 84.0-86.0
Iron, Fe 0.05
Lead, Pb 0.05
Zinc, Zn Balance

Equivalent materials to UNS C23000 copper alloy are given in the table below.

ASME B16.22 ASME B16.29 ASME SB111 ASME SB359 ASME SB395
ASME SB43 ASTM B111 ASTM B134 ASTM B135 ASTM B359
ASME SB543 ASTM B36 ASTM B395 ASTM B43 ASTM B543
ASTM B587 ASTM B687 ASTM B698 MIL T-20168 SAE J463
QQ W321 SAE J461

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