Extruded Copper Shapes

Copper-Zinc-Lead (Leaded-Brass) Alloys

Adding a small amount of lead to brass will not only make it stronger and less susceptible to corrosion, it also makes it easier to machine. The lead actually acts as a tool lubricant during the machining process.

CXM offers a variety of leaded brass alloys

C33500 (Leaded Brass)

Common uses for C33500, include builders hardware, hinges and trim, watch backs and screw machine parts ... [more]

C34000 (Leaded Brass)

Sometimes referred to as medium leaded brass, the C34000 alloy consists primarily of copper and lead ... [more]

C34500 (Leaded Brass)

C34500 is a leaded brass alloy that's commonly used for machining, roll threading and knurling as well as ... [more]

C35000 (Leaded Brass)

C35000 is a leaded brass that's rated as excellent for soldering and good when it comes to brazing. It's so versatile ... [more]

C35300 (Leaded Brass)

Compared to other leaded brass alloys, C35300 contains a greater amount of brass. Because of this ... [more]

C36000 (Leaded Brass)

C36000 alloys are referred to as "free-cutting brass" or "free-machining brass" for obvious reasons. These are excellent alloys for ... [more]

C36010 (Leaded Brass)

Lead is often added to copper alloys to improve it's machinability and C36010 is no exception with a machinability rating of ... [more]

C37700 (Leaded Brass)

C37700 is commonly known as forging brass because of its excellent forgeability. The preferred methods of welding ... [more]

C38000 (Leaded Brass)

C38000 alloy is commonly referred to as architectural bronze or low-leaded bronze. It is often used for thresholds, door and ... [more]

C38500 (Leaded Brass)

C38500, also known as architectural bronze, is an alloy that has excellent machinability characteristics. It also has ... [more]