Brass Copper Castings India
Free-Machining Brass C36000

Copper Alloy No. C36000
Free Cutting Brass , ASTM B16 CDA 360
Chemical Composition % by weight
Copper Lead Iron Zinc
61.5 Nominal 2.5 Minimum .35 Maximum 35.4 Nominal


Hardware: Gears and pinions 

Industrial: Automatic high speed screw machine parts

Mechanical Properties

Typical  for 1" rod half hard temper (20%)

Hardness* Rockwell B Scales 78
Tensile Strength** KSI 58
Yield Strength** KSI 45
Elongation** % in 2 inch 25

**Test values are nominal approximations and depend on specimen size and orientation.

Physical Properties

Thermal Conductivity BTU/ (sq ft-ft-hr-F) 67
Specific Heat BTU/lb/ºF @ 68F .09
Thermal Expansion Per °F from 68 F to 572 F .0000114
Density lb/cu in @ 68 F .307
Electrical Conductivity* (Annealed) % IACS @ 68 F 26
Modulus of Elasticity KSI 14,000

*Volume basis

Fabrication Properties

Capacity for being cold worked Poor
Capacity for being hot formed Fair
Hot forgeability rating (forging brass =100) N/A
Hot working temperature 1300-1450 F or 700-800 C
Annealing temperature 800-1100 F or 425-600 C
Machinability rating (Free Cutting Brass=100) 100
Suitability for being joined by: Soldering/Excellent
Oxyacetylene Welding/Not Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc Welding/Not Recommended
Coated Metal Arc Welding/Not Recommended
Resistance Welding Spot/Not Recommended
Seam/Not Recommended