EXTRUDED OR CAST AND DRAWN
TYPICAL USES

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Extruded or cast and drawn Typical uses

Copper alloy UNS No. Product description Architecture Automotive Builders Hardware Consumer Electrical Fasteners Industrial Marine Ordnance Other Plumbing Aerospace Oil and Gas
C14500 Tellurium Copper fire protection electrical connectors, motor parts, soldering copper, switch parts, transistor bases forgings, furnace brazed articles, screw machine products, soldering tips, welding torch tips fixtures, plumbing fittings, sprinkler heads
C23000 Red Brass 85% etching parts, trim, weather strip kick plates badges, coinage, compacts, costume jewelry, dials, fire extinguisher cases, lipstick containers, medallions, nameplates, plaques, rouge boxes, tokens, zippers conduit, rotor bars (AC motors), screw shells, sockets eyelets, fasteners condensor tubes, fire extinguishers, flexible metal hose, heat exchanger shells, heat exchangers, pickling crates, pump cylinder liners, radiator cores, tags, tubing for heat exchangers, tubing for instrumentation fire hose couplings fittings, j-bends, pipe, pipe nipples, pipe service lines, pump lines, service lines, traps
C24000 Low Brass 80% medallions, ornamental components, spandrels decorative panels clock dials, musical instrument parts, plaques battery caps, rotor bars for AC motors flexible hose, flexible hose bellows, pump lines, welding wire tokens
C26000 Cartridge Brass 70% grillwork odometer contacts, heater cores, thermostats, electrical connectors, radiator cores, radiator tube, radiator tanks, tanks locks, push plates, finish hardware, kick plates, decorative hardware, door knobs, hinges snaps, planters, fireplace screens, etched articles, bird cages, coinage, chain links, pen/pencil inserts and clips, syringe parts, watch parts, costume jewelry, buttons, shells, electrical sockets, lamps terminal connectors, flashlight shells, lamp fixtures, reflectors, screw shells pins, rivets, fasteners, grommets, eyelets, screws air pressure conveyer systems, sound proofing equipment, springs, chain, bead chain, tubing for instruments and machines, heat exchangers, pump cylinders, wire screens, pumps, liners, power cylinders ammunition cartridge cases, mechanical housings for lighters, mechanical housings for ammunition, ammunition stencils, washers fittings, bathroom fixtures, plumbing accessories, faucet escutcheons, traps, plumbing brass goods
C31400 Leaded commercial bronze door knobs electrical plug type connectors, connectors for wire and cable nuts, screws pickling crates, pickling fixtures, pickling racks, screw machine parts
C31600 Leaded Commercial Bronze (nickel-bearing) hardware connectors fasteners, nuts, screws screw machine parts
C46400 Naval Brass, Uninhibited lock pins precision shipboard equipment bolts, nuts, rivets aircraft turnbuckle barrels, balls, bearings, bushings, condenser plates, dies for golf ball production, heat exchanger tubes, hub cones, pressure vessels, structural uses, valve stems, welding rod decorative fittings, hardware, propeller shafts, shafting, turnbuckles missile components baffle plates and flanges fittings
C51000 Phosphor Bronze 5% A bridge bearing plates resistance wire, fuse clips, electromechanical spring components, electrical flexing contact blades, electrical connectors, electronic connectors, wire brushes, switch parts, electronic and precision instrument parts fasteners, cotter pins, lock washers bourdon tubes, bellows, perforated sheets, chemical hardware, truss wire, springs, sleeve bushings, diaphragms, clutch disks, pressure responsive elements, beater bar, textile machinery, welding rods
C67410 Manganese Bronze bushings, cams, chain guides, food conveyor chain, gears, shafts, wear plates connecting rods
C67600 Manganese Bronze gate valve stems, valve balls, welding rod
C69300 Lead-free Brass fluid connectors, sensor bodies, thermostat parts
C69400 Silicon Red Brass valve stems
C69430 Silicon Red Brass valve stems
C72900 (AMS 4596) Copper Nickel-Tin Bronze connectors, contacts, controls, miniaturized sockets, relay elements, switches springs, wire marine components landing gear bushings and bearings, control surface and actuator bushings and bearings, wing flap bearings, wheel bearings, brakes, door hardware, hydraulic actuators, valves, steering joints, helicopter controls, compression fit airframe fasteners, electronic system connectors bushings, bearings, drilling components, sucker rod, valve guide bushing couplings
C72900 (AMS 4597) Copper Nickel-Tin Bronze connectors, contacts, controls, miniaturized sockets, relay elements, switches springs, wire marine components landing gear bushings and bearings, control surface and actuator bushings and bearings, wing flap bearings, wheel bearings, brakes, door hardware, hydraulic actuators, valves, steering joints, helicopter controls, compression fit airframe fasteners, electronic system connectors bushings, bearings, drilling components, sucker rod, valve guide bushing couplings
C72900 (AMS 4598) Copper Nickel-Tin Bronze connectors, contacts, controls, miniaturized sockets, relay elements, switches springs, wire marine components landing gear bushings and bearings, control surface and actuator bushings and bearings, wing flap bearings, wheel bearings, brakes, door hardware, hydraulic actuators, valves, steering joints, helicopter controls, compression fit airframe fasteners, electronic system connectors bushings, bearings, drilling components, sucker rod, valve guide bushing couplings