Extruded Copper Shapes

C48500 (Naval Brass)

C48500 is a high-leaded naval brass that is most often used in wrought applications. It’s also rated as “good” for its brazing properties and its ability to be hot formed.

48500 COMPOSITION
Cu+Pb+Fe+Sn=99.6%
Cu Pb Sn Fe
59.0 - 62.0 1.3 - 2.2 0.5 - 1.0 0.10
PROPERTIES
UNS C48500
Tensile
ksi
57 - 75
Yield
ksi
25 - 53
Elong
%
15 - 40
HRB 55 - 82
Density
lb/in3
0.305
Electrical Conductivity
% IACS
26
Thermal Conductivity
BTU/(hr*ft*F)
67
Machinability
 
70
CROSS REFERENCE SPECIFICATIONS
AMS  
ASTM B21
B124
SAE  
CXM TEMPER CODES
CXM Temper Codes H01
H02
CXM FINISHED PRODUCT
Bar Available
Wire  
Rod Available
Forging Available
Shapes Available
Tube  
As Cast