Extruded Copper Shapes

C27000 (Yellow Brass)

A photo of a brass handrail. The golden color of C27000 brass is highly prized for architectural hardware.

Common uses for C27000, also known as "yellow brass" or "copper-zinc brass", include fasteners, plumbing accessories, architectural and building hardware, tanks and radiator cores, electrical shells and marine fasteners. It has excellent cold-working properties making it an excellent choice for applications where it must be machined. Architects tend to favor this alloy because of its golden color.

C27000 COMPOSITION
Cu + Pb + Fe = 99.7%
Cu Pb Fe
63.0 - 68.5 0.09 0.07
PROPERTIES
UNS C27000
(Registeredd with the U.S. EPA as antimicrobial)
Tensile
ksi
48 - 120
Yield
ksi
16 - 40
Elong
%
3 - 66
HRB
 
55
Density
lb/in3
0.306
Electrical Conductivity
% IACS
27
Thermal Conductivity
BTU/(hr*ft*F)
67
Machinability
 
30
CROSS REFERENCE SPECIFICATIONS
AMS 4712
4713
ASTM B134
B135
SAE J461
J463
CXM TEMPER CODES
CXM Temper Codes H01
H02
H04
CXM FINISHED PRODUCT
Bar  
Wire Available
Rod Available
Forging  
Shapes  
Tube Available
As Cast