UNS C23000 Red Brass Wires - Mechanical Properties

Red brass UNS C23000 has a copper content of not less than 85.0%.

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

Temper Thickness Tensile Str. Elong. Rockwell Shear Str. Fatigue Str.
B C F 30T
H00 2mm (0.08in) 345MPa (50ksi) 25% - - - - 241MPa (35ksi) 138MPa (20ksi)
H01 2mm (0.08in) 407MPa (59ksi) 11% - - - - 262MPa (38ksi) -
H02 2mm (0.08in) 496MPa (72ksi) 8% - - - - 296MPa (43ksi) -
H04 2mm (0.08in) 607MPa (88ksi) 6% - - - - 331MPa (48ksi) -
H08 2mm (0.08in) 724MPa (105ksi) - - - - - 372MPa (54ksi) -
OS015 2mm (0.08in) 310MPa (45ksi) - - - - - 228MPa (33ksi) -
OS025 2mm (0.08in) 296MPa (43ksi) - - - - - 221MPa (32ksi) -
OS035 2mm (0.08in) 283MPa (41ksi) 48% - - - - 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 Remainder

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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