C34500 High Leaded Brass

You can order C34500 high leaded brass from Diversified Bronze. This alloy has very high machinability because it has higher amounts of lead. In addition, it resists corrosion well and has high strength.

C34500 is used in the industrial and plumbing industries. Some common applications include:

  • C34500 High Leaded Brass Bicycle Spoke Nipples
  • C34500 High Leaded Brass Clock Parts
  • C34500 High Leaded Brass Hose Fittings
  • C34500 High Leaded Brass Lock Parts
  • C34500 High Leaded Brass Plumbing Valve Components
  • C34500 High Leaded Brass Watch

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

Technical Details

C34500 is made up of 62.0-65% copper, 32.5-36.5% zinc, and 1.50-2.50% lead. The best welding techniques include:

  • Brazing
  • Butt
  • Soldering

C34500 High Leaded Brass Properties

Physical
Property
Imperial
Metric
Density
0.303 lb/in
8.39 g/cm3
 
Mechanical
Property
Imperial
Metric
Rockwell B Hardness
66
66
Tensile strength
50000 psi
372 MPa
Yield strength
34000 psi
234 MPa
Fracture strain
35%
35%
Machinability
90
90
Elastic modulus
15000 ksi
103.4 GPa
Poisson's ratio
0.31
0.31
 
Thermal
Property
Imperial
Metric
Thermal expansion coefficient (@20-300°C/68-572°F)
11.6 µin/in°F
20.9 µm/m°C
Thermal conductivity (@20.0°C/68°F)
67 BTU in/hr.ft².°F
120 W/mK