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C69430 Silicon Red Brass

C69430 Silicon Red Brass

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C69430 Silicon Red Brass


















The silicon red brass is specified for underground service lines since it offers great corrosion resistance to all types of potable waters, and has moderate strength and good retention of spring properties.

Applications :
Industrial Applications : Valves Stems

Chemical Composition:

As Cu Fe Pb Si Zn
Min/Max 0.03 - 0.06 80.0 - 83.0 0.2 0.3 3.5 - 4.5 Rem
Nominals 0.04 81.5 - - 4 14.5

Applicable Specifications
Product Specification
Rod ASTM B371

Fabrication Properties
Joining Technique Suitability
Brazing Excellent
Butt Weld Good
Capacity for Being Cold Worked Good
Capacity for Being Hot Formed 80
Coated Metal Arc Welding Good
Forgeability Rating 80
Gas Shielded Arc Welding Good
Machinability Rating 30
Oxyacetylene Welding Good
Seam Weld Good
Soldering Excellent
Spot Weld Good

Physical Properties
Product Property US Customary Metric
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 11.2 ·10-6 per oF (68-572 F) 20.2 ·10-6 per oC (20-300 C)
Density 0.26 lb/in3 at 68 F 8.19 gm/cm3 @ 20 C
Electrical Conductivity 6 %IACS @ 68 F 0.036 MegaSiemens/cm @ 20 C
Electrical Resistivity 167.0 ohms-cmil/ft @ 68 F 27.76 microhm-cm @ 20 C
Melting Point - Liquidus 1685 F 918 C
Melting Point - Solidus 1510 F 819 C
Modulas of Elasticity in Tension 16000 ksi 110000 Mpa
Specific Gravity 8.19 8.19
Specific Heat Capacity 0.09 Btu/lb/oF at 68 F 377.1 J/kg · oK at 293 K
Thermal Conductivity 15.0 Btu · ft/(hr · ft2·oF)at 68F 26.0 W/m · oK at 20 C

Sizes Available
WIRE 1mm TO 8 mm
HOLLOW RODS Min Bore Size 20 mm and Max OD 100 mm
ROUND RODS 6mm To 130 mm
HEX 5mm To 60mm
SQUARE 4mm To 60mm
FLAT 5mm Min Thickness and max Width 120mm
PROFILES / SECTIONS AS per Customer Drawing
BILLETS Up to 200mm
INGOTS AS per Specification