Extruded Copper Shapes

C38000 (Leaded Brass)

C38000 alloy is commonly referred to as architectural bronze or low-leaded bronze. It is often used for thresholds, door and window frames, hinges and builders hardware. The addition of a small amount of aluminum gives this alloy a bright golden color. And the lead gives it advanced free-cutting properties.

C38000 COMPOSITION
Cu+Pb+Sn+Fe+Al=99.5%
Cu Pb Sn Fe Al
55.0 - 60.0 1.5 - 2.5 0.30 0.35 0.50
PROPERTIES
UNS C38000
Tensile
ksi
48
Yield
ksi
16
Elong
%
15
HRB
 
 
Density
lb/in3
0.297
Electrical Conductivity
% IACS
 
Thermal Conductivity
BTU/(hr*ft*F)
 
Machinability
 
 
CROSS REFERENCE SPECIFICATIONS
AMS  
ASTM B455
SAE  
CXM TEMPER CODES
CXM Temper Codes H01
H02
CXM FINISHED PRODUCT
Bar  
Wire  
Rod  
Forging  
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