C36000 – Brass

C36000 – Blue Dot® Brass Rod Products

With its quality and consistency, Blue Dot C36000 allows our customers to produce more components per machine hour, maintain closer tolerances, and reduce machining downtime because of longer tool life. Blue Dot brass rod symbolizes superior brass parts, which begins with superior raw material, efficient manufacturing, with responsive customer service.

Blue Dot C36000 brass rod has the highest machinability of any brass alloy. It offers machining accuracy with desired mechanical corrosion properties and a superior finish.

Chemistry Composition:

Cu Pb Fe Zn
60.0-63.0% 2.5-3.0% 0.35% max Remainder

Application:

Free Cutting-Machining


Chemistry Specification:

ASTM B16


Sizes/Shapes:

Shape Diameter (inch)
Round 0.062″ – 12.000″
Hex Starting at 0.125″
Square 0.156″ – 3.000″
Rectangle 0.062″ x 0.250″ – 2.500″ x 3.000″

 

Hardness:

ASTM B16 Hardness Requirement for C36000

Half Hard Temper (H02) Only

Diameter of distance between parallel surfaces

Size Range

(Inch)

Round Hardness

(Rd)

Hexagonal Hardness

(Rd)

½ and under 60-80 55-80
Over ½ to 1, incl. 55-75 45-80
Over 1 to 2, incl. 45-70 40-65
Over 2 to 4, incl. 40-65 35-60
Over 4 25 min 25 min

Minimum Mechanical Properties:

ASTM B16 Tensile Requirement for C36000

Half Hard Temper (H02) Only

Size Range

(inch)

Tensile Strength

Min. (PSI)

Yield Strength

Min. (PSI)

Elongation

Min. (%)

½ and under 57,000 25,000 7
Over ½ to 1. incl. 55,000 25,000 10
Over 1 to 2, incl. 50,000 20,000 15
Over 2 to 4, incl. 45,000 15,000 20
Over 4 40,000 15,000 20

Blue Dot® C36000 Brass Rod Is the Greatest Value Brass Rod

Blue Dot® C36000 Brass Rod is the greatest overall value for brass rod, with the highest machinability of any brass alloy. It is known for not only its strength but maintaining strength under demanding conditions. Blue Dot® C36000 Brass Rod is one of the most popular copper alloys used today.

 

Blue Dot® C36000 Brass Rod is available in round bar, hexagon bar, and square bar. Round bars range in diameters from 0.093” to 4.50” and cast & turned round bar is available from 5.00” to 10.00” as cast. Hexagon sizes range from 0.187” to 2.50” and square sizes range from 0.250” to 2.000”.  Standard length are 12 ft. and a standard bundle is 1000 lbs.

 

Blue Dot® C36000 Brass Rod has the highest machinability of any brass alloy, and is frequently used in free cutting – high machining applications that require drilling, turning, and milling. It has excellent characteristics for brazing and soldering and has good corrosion resistance. It is the brass rod solution for high productivity and is a low-cost alloy. It offers machining accuracy with desired mechanical corrosion properties and a superior finish. Blue Dot® C36000 Brass Rod has proven performance for machining and thread rolling. It is easily recycled and valued for its high polished finish.

 

With its quality and consistency, Blue Dot® C36000 Brass Rod allows customers to produce more components per machine hour, maintain closer tolerances, and reduce machining downtime because of longer tool life. Blue Dot® C36000 Brass Rod symbolizes superior brass parts, which begins with superior raw material and efficient manufacturing.

 

Blue Dot® C36000 Brass Rod is ideal for heavy industrial parts and is widely used in faucet components, pneumatic fittings, plumbing fittings, valve parts, and fasteners. It forms a thin protective patina that will not rust when exposed to elements.

 

With over 136 years of experience, Seeger Metals and Plastics is your non-ferrous metal and mechanical plastic supplier. We have extensive knowledge of Blue Dot® C36000 Brass Rod and stock availability. Whether you are looking for a full bundle or a cut piece Seeger Metals and Plastics can fill your requirements. We are committed to responsive customer service and will find the right material for your job, no matter how big or small your order.