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