Yellow Brass Pipe

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Yellow Brass

There are various alloys referred to as Yellow Brass. The alloy Trenton carries is Alloy 260 otherwise known as alloy UNS No. C26000. The pipe Standard applicable is ASTM B 135 - Seamless Brass Tube

Chemical Composition

Copper (Cu) = 68.5 to 71.5%
Lead (Pb) = max. 0.07%
Iron (Fe) = max. 0.05%
Zinc (Zn) = remainder (approx 30%)

Mechanical Properties

  Tensile Strength Rockwell Avg Grain size
Temper designations min. (ksi) scale max. (mm)
Standard O50 - Light Annealed --- F 90 max 0.035
Standard H58 - Drawn temper 54.0 30T 53 min ---

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