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Alloy 836 Leaded Red Brass

Sequoia Brass & Copper sells alloy 836 leaded red brass. This product has good machining and casting properties and is commonly used for low cost bearing materials under low loads. 836 leaded red brass comes in sand cast plate, tube, and rod and cut to order with your specifications. A common fabrication process for 836 leaded red brass is casting and its typical uses are for architectural, building, electrical, industrial, marine, and plumbing projects.

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  Cu Al Sb Fe Pb Ni P Si S Sn Zn
Min/Max 84.0 - 86.0 0.005 0.25 0.3 4.0 - 6.0 1 0.05 0.005 0.08 4.0 - 6.0 4.0 - 6.0
Nominal 85 5 5 5
Joining Technique Suitability
Soldering Excellent
Brazing Good
Oxyacetylene Welding Not Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc Welding Not Recommended
Coated Metal Arc Welding Fair
Spot Weld N/A
Seam Weld N/A
Butt Weld N/A
Capacity for Being Cold Worked N/A
Capacity for Being Hot Formed N/A
Machinability Rating: 84
Product Forms
Sand Cast Plate
Sand Cast Rod
Sand Cast Tube
Attribute Level
Casting Yield High
Drossing Low
Effect of Section Size Large
Fluidity Medium
Gassing Medium
Patternmakers Shrinkage 3/16
Shrinkage High
Shrinkage During Freezing 10.6
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Typical Uses

Ornamental fixtures
Builders Hardware
Heating equipment, cooling equipment, lightning protection, trowels for cement working
Switches, electrical equipment, electrical hardware
Large hold down screws
Couplings, handles for dental equipment, air actuators, pressure blocks for steel industry, bearing segments for steel industry, valve bodies, valves, bushings, pump parts, transducer housings, valve bodies and valves for the water meter industry, rings, printing presses, furnaces, pumps, low pressure valves, small gears, bearings, pump fixtures, impellers
Parts for boats, marine products
Pipe fittings, fixtures, faucets