Brass Wire

Brasses are alloys of Copper and Zinc. They may also contain small amounts of other alloying elements to impart advantageous properties. Brasses have high corrosion resistance and high tensile strength. They are also suited to hot forging.

Brass wire

Alloy Chemical Composition(%) Physical Property Mechanical Property Application
Melting Point Density Thermal Expansion Modulus of Elasticity Thermal Conductivity Tensile Strength Elongation A [%] Hardness Proof Stress
CW508L
/ CZ108
Cu:62-64
Al:0.05
Fe:0.1
Pb:0.1
Ni:0.3
Sn:0.1
Other:0.1
Zn:Bal.
916 °C 8.44 g/cm³ 20.5 x10^-6 /K 103.4 GPa 116 W/m.K 130-700 MPa 38 to 3 % 60 to 185 HV 110-500 MPa

Blast Cleaning
Scientific Applications
Radiators
Heat Exchangers
Decorative

CW508L is ideally suited for cold forming, although somewhat worse due to the higher zinc content, but still almost identical.

CW614N
/ CZ121
Cu:57-59
Al:0.05
Fe:0.3
Pb:2.5-3.5
Ni:0.3
Sn:0.3
Other:0.2
Zn:Bal.
875 °C 8.47 g/cm³ 20.9 x10^-6 /K 97 GPa 123 W/m.K 360-580 MPa 20 to 5 % 100-160 HV 230-350 MPa High speed machined components
Architectural extrusions
Locks
Hinges
CW617N Cu:57-59
Al:0.05
Fe:0.3
Pb:1.6-2.5
Ni:0.3
Sn:0.3
Other:0.2
Zn:Bal.
895 °C 8.43 g/cm³ 20.8 x10^-6 /K 97 GPa 114 W/m.K 360-580 MPa 35 to 10% 100-160 HV Mainly used in standard hot forging material. It has a good machinability capability due to lead content.
Also this alloy compliance with RoHS II and REACH directives.
CF724R Cu:58.5-61.5
Al:0.01
Pb:0.02
Sn:0.2
Si:0.2-0.4
Zn:Bal.
875-895 °C 380-580mpa 120-180 HV
CW608N Cu:60-61
Al:0.05
Fe:0.2
Pb:1.6-2.5
Ni:0.3
Sn:0.2
Other:0.2
Zn:Bal.
885-895 °C 8.44 g/cm³ 20.5 x10^-6 /K 106 GPa 110 W/m.K 360-580mpa 20 to 8 % 90-150 HV Mainly used in the metal industry for a variety of products, in particular for precision mechanical and optical devices, watch parts and fittings.
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