Extruded Copper Shapes

C38500 (Leaded Brass)

C38500, also known as architectural bronze, is an alloy that has excellent machinability characteristics. It also has excellent hot working capabilities but is not recommended for cold working.

C38500 COMPOSITION
Cu + Pb + Fe = 99.5%
Cu Pb Fe
55.0 - 59.0 2.5 - 3.5 0.35
PROPERTIES
UNS C38500
Tensile
ksi
60
Yield
ksi
20
Elong
%
30
HRB
 
65
Density
lb/in3
0.306
Electrical Conductivity
% IACS
28
Thermal Conductivity
BTU/(hr*ft*F)
71
Machinability
 
90
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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