C23000 Red Brass 85%

C23000 red brass is an alloy that has 85% copper, giving it a rich red color. Because of the color and ease of shaping, architects often use it to improve the look of a building. In addition, it resists dezincification and has moderate strength.

Because C23000 resists corrosion well, you can use it near potable water. As a result, many different industries use it, including architecture, electrical, industrial, plumbing, and more. Some typical applications include:

  • Red Brass Costume Jewelery
  • Red Brass Fasteners & Eyelets
  • Red Brass Fire Hose Couplings
  • Red Brass Heat Exchangeers & Parts
  • Red Brass Kick Plates
  • Red Brass Pump Lines
  • Red Brass Trim
  • Red Brass Weatherstrip
  • Red Brass Zippers

Diversified Bronze has solid and cored red brass bars in 144" lengths. Other lengths and non-standard sizes are available.

Technical Details

C23000 is made up of 85% copper and 15% zinc. The best welding techniques include:

  • Brazing
  • Butt
  • Gas-Shileded Arc
  • Soldering
  • Spot

C23000 Red Brass 85% Properties

Physical
Property
Imperial
Metric
Density
0.316 lb/in
8.75 g/cm3
 
Mechanical
Property
Imperial
Metric
Rockwell B Hardness
48
48
Tensile strength
39000-105000 psi
269-724 MPa
Yield strength
10000-70000 psi
69-434 MPa
Fracture strain
55%
55%
Machinability
30
30
Elastic modulus
16969 ksi
117 GPa
Poisson's ratio
0.34
0.34
 
Thermal
Property
Imperial
Metric
Thermal expansion coefficient (@20-300°C/68-572°F)
10.4 µin/in°F
18.7 µm/m°C
Thermal conductivity (@20.0°C/68°F)
92.0 BTU in/hr.ft².°F
159.2 W/mK