UNS C37700 Forging Brass Copper Shapes - Mechanical Properties

Copper UNS C37700 has a copper content of not less than 58%.

The following table shows the mechanical properties of UNS C37700 shapes as a function of heat treatment.

Temper Thickness Tensile Str. Yield Str. Elong. Rockwell
B C F 30T
M30 25.4mm (1in) 359MPa (52ksi) 138MPa (20ksi) 45% - - 78 -

Equivalent materials to UNS C37700 copper alloy are the following:

  • ASME SB283
  • ASTM B124
  • ASTM B283
  • SAE J461
  • SAE J463

The chemical composition of UNS C37700 copper alloy is outlined in the following table.

Element Content (%)
Copper, Cu 58-61
Lead, Pb 1.5-2
Iron, Fe 0.3
Zinc, Zn Remainder

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