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*ALLOY 230 RED BRASS

COMMON FABRICATION PROCESSES AND TYPICAL USES


CHEMICAL COMPOSITION
 
Cu Fe Pb Zn
Min/Max 84.0-86.0 0.05 0.05 Rem.
Nominal 85     15
 
COMMON FABRICATION PROCESSES FOR 230 RED BRASS

Blanking, coining, drawing, etching, forming and bending, heading and upsetting, piercing and punching, and knurling, shearing, squeezing and swaging, stamping
 
FABRICATION PROPERTIES
 
Joining Technique Suitability
Soldering Excellent
Brazing Excellent
Oxyacetylene Welding Good
Gas Shielded Arc Welding Good
Coated Metal Arc Welding Not Recommended
Spot Weld Fair
Seam Weld Not Recommended
Butt Weld Good
Capacity for Being Cold Worked Excellent
Capacity for Being Hot Formed Good
Machinability Rating: 30  
 
Product Forms
Sheet
Strip
Pipe
Tube
Wire
     

TYPICAL USES OF 230 RED BRASS

Architecture
Trim, etching parts, weather strip
Builders Hardware
Kick plates
Consumer
Rouge boxes, dials, coinage, tokens, lipstick containers, fire extinguisher cases, costume jewelry, compacts, plaques, medallions, nameplates, badges, zippers
Electrical
Rotor bars, AC motors, sockets, screw shells, conduit
Fasteners
Eyelets, fasteners
Industrial
Condenser tubes, pickling crates, radiator cores, heat exchangers, flexible metal hose, fire extinguishers, pump cylinder liners, tags, tubing for heat exchangers, tubing for instrumentation, heat exchanger shells, fire hose couplings
Plumbing
Pump lines, pipe, service lines, J-bends, traps, pipe service lines, pipe nipples, fittings