80-20 Low Brass CDA 240

UNS C24000

CDA 240 has excellent strength, ductility, and corrosion resistance. Often used for musical instruments, battery caps, flexible hose, and decorative pieces.

Low Brass Fact Sheet 

Composition[Cu 80%, Zn 20%]
SpecificationsASTM B36
Density.313 lbs/in³
Tensile Strength57 Kpsi*
Melt1830° F

70-30 Cartridge Brass CDA 260

UNS C26000

CDA 260 is the most ductile brass displaying superior results when cold worked and has excellent corrosion resistance.It is the most widely used alloy for cold headed products. It has a full-brass yellow color and is often used for fasteners, hinges, radiator cores and tanks, plumbing accessories and aircraft materials.

Cartridge Brass Fact Sheet

Composition[Cu 70%, Zn 30%]
SpecificationsASTM B134
Density.308 lbs/in³
Tensile Strength58 Kpsi*
Melt1750° F

65-35 Yellow Brass CDA 270

UNS 27000

CDA 270 has excellent good corrosion resistance and strength. It has a similar ductility to CDA 260 and is often used for cold-headed parts.

Yellow Brass Fact Sheet

Composition[Cu 65%, Zn 35%]
SpecificationsASTM B134
Density.306 lbs/in³
Tensile Strength60 Kpsi*
Melt1710° F

* Tensile strength and elongation are for annealed 0.012″ wire diameter. Please note that material performance data is provided a reference guide only… There are many factors involved in wire cloth performance, so please consult with an experienced engineer before choosing the metal best suited for your unique needs!