Alloy Grade UNS: C83600 – High Aqueous

  • Overview

    C83600 is a common alloy that contains 85% copper. It is also known as 85 metal or leaded red brass. C83600 also contains 5% lead, tin, and zinc. The alloy has high aqueous and atmospheric corrosion resistance. This alloy has moderate strength and conductivity.

  • Typical Uses

    Bearings, bushings, electric terminal ends, impellers, pipe fittings, pump and valve components.

  • MetalTek Grade

    MTEK 85-5-5-5

Similar Specifications

Cast UNS: C83600

Cast Grade: C83600

Cast ASTM: B271, B62, B584

Military/AMS: MIL-C-15345G-1

Other Specifications: SAE 40

Typical Chemical Composition (% by wt.)

Aluminum: n/a

Carbon: n/a

Chromium: n/a

Manganese: n/a

Iron: n/a

Copper: 85

Nickel: n/a

Lead: 5

Tin: 5

Silicon: n/a

Zinc: 5

Minimum Mechanical Properties

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