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Brass Rods

We are manufacturer of brass rods with wide range of alloy grades and profiled shapes like round, bar , hex and other customized shapes.

Our brass extrusion rods size ranges form 4mm diameter to 100mm as per required material grade.
All our products are compulsarily passed through spectrometer testing for alloy composition testing and hence we guarantee the material grade composition.

Brass Rods

 


Free Cutting Brass Rods

Use: Free Cutting Brass Rod is also known as free machining brass or leaded brass and is mainly used for high speed machining like fasteners, gears, architectural extrusions, automotive engineering parts, etc. as it is corrosion resistance and has excellent machine ability.

  • Grade-1 (IS 319/89)
  • Grade-2 (IS 319/89)
  • BS 2874/86 – Cz121 Pb3
  • Cz124
Chemical Requirements Grade I
Copper 56.0 – 59.0%
Lead 2.0 to 3.50%
Iron 0.35% max.
Total Imp. Excl. Iron 0.70% max.
Zinc Remainder
Physical Properties
Condition Size T.S. MPA EL% Min
Annealed (O) 6-25
25-50
50 above
345
315
285
12
17
22
Half-Hard (HB) 6-12
12-25
25-50
50 above
405
395
355
325
4
6
12
17
Hard (HD) 6-12
12-25
550
490
-
4
Fabrication Properties
Capacity for being
Cold worked Poor
Hot formed Fair
Machinability Rating 100%
Suitability for soldering Excellent
Suitability for Brazing Good
Uses
Precision Components,
Hardware, Hinges, Lock Bodies, Screws, Nuts & Bolts

 

Chemical Requirements Grade II Grade III
Copper 60.0 – 63.0% 60.0 – 63.0%
Lead 2.50 to 3.70% 0.50 to 1.50%
Iron 0.35% max 0.20% max
Total Imp. Excl. Iron 0.50% max 0.50% max
Zinc Remainder Remainder
Physical Properties
Condition Size T.S. T.S. MPA EL% Min T.S. MPA EL% Min
Annealed (O) 6-25
25-50
50 above
355
305
275
15
20
25
315
285
255
22
27
32
Half-Hard (HB) 6-12
12-25
25-50
50 above
395
385
345
315
7
10
15
20
355n
345
305
285
8
12
22
27
Hard (HD) 6-12
12-25
550
485
4 460
400
4
Fabrication Properties
Capacity for being
Cold worked Poor Fair
Hot formed Fair Excellent
Machinability Rating 90% 80%
Suitability for soldering Excellent Excellent
Suitability for Brazing Good Excellent
Uses
Gr II : Gear, Pinions, Precision, Automobile, Electronic Parts
Gr III : Precision Components Machining with Riveting Operation

 

Forging Brass Rods

Use: It is mainly used for manufacturing forged components and pressing materials like knobs, hardware’s, handles, valve and fuse bodies, valve components, defence components etc.

  • Cz122
  • IS 8737
  • IS 3488/80

Chemical Requirements CuZn42Pb2 CuZn40Pb2
Copper 56.5 – 60.0% 57.0 – 59.0%
Lead 0.60 to 2.0% 1.5 to 2.5%
Iron 0.30% max 0.40% max
Total Imp. Excl. Iron 0.20% max 0.70% max
Zinc Remainder Remainder
Physical Properties
Tensile Strength 380 Mpa Min 40 kg/mm2 Min.
Elongation % 25% Min 18% Min.
Izod Value - 2.0 KJ min
Fabrication Properties
Capacity for being
Cold worked Poor Poor
Hot formed Excellent Excellent
Hot forgeability rating 100% 100%
Machinability Rating 80% 80%
Suitability for soldering Excellent Excellent
Suitability for Brazing Good Good

 

High Tensile Brass Rods

Use: High Tensile Brass Rods are also know as Manganese Brass and is used in manufacturing components like welding rods, valves, marine components, pump rods, etc. due to its high strength and resistance to corrosion.

  • IS 8737 / AMD-2
Chemical Requirements HT1 HT2
Copper 56.0 – 60.0% 56.0 – 61.0%
Lead 0.20 to 1.50% 0.50 to 1.50%
Iron 0.20 to 1.25% 0.20 to 1.50%
Tin 0.20 to 1.0% 1.0% max
Aluminum 0.2% max 0.30 to 2%
Manganese 0.25 – 2.0% 0.50-2.0%
Total Imp. 0.50% max 0.50% max
Zinc Remainder Remainder
Physical Properties
Condition Size T.S. MPa EL% Min T.S. MPa EL% Min
As manufactured All Size 430 min 20% 460 min 20%
Cold-worked & Stress 10-40 480 min 12% 520 min 12%
Relieved 40 above 500 min 15%
Fabrication Properties
Capacity for being
Cold formed Poor Fair
Hot worked Good Good
Machinability Rating 30% 30%
Resistance to Corrosion Excellent Excellent
Suitability for soldering Excellent Fair
Uses
HT1 is suitable for Soldering
Ht2 is suitable for Machining

 

Lead Free Brass Rods

Use: These rod are also known as Reverting Quality Brass Rod and is mainly used in blanking, riveting, bending, hot forging, watch case and belts, etc.

  • IS 4413/81
  • Cz108
Chemical Requirements CuZn35Pb1 CuZn35
Copper 62.0 – 65.0% 63.0 – 68.0%
Lead 0.75 to 1.50% 0.02% max.
Iron 0.10% max 0.05% max
Total Imp. 0.50% max 0.30% max
Zinc Remainder Remainder
Physical Properties
Condition T.S. MPa EL% Min T.S. MPa EL% Min
Quarter Hard (HA) 325-390 30% 340-345 30%
Half-Hard (HB) 400-490 20% 420-510 15%
Hard (HD) 500-685 15% - -
Extra Hard (HE) 695-885 5% - -
Fabrication Properties
Capacity for being
Cold forming Excellent
Machinability Rating 70%
Bending Excellent
Riveting Excellent

 

Profile and Flat Brass Rods

  • BS249
  • IS: 319 Gr. l & ll)
  • IS: 8364 Gr. l & ll
  • BS: 2874 CZ121Pb3
  • CuZn39Pb3
Shape Size
Round Extrusion Rod Round Rods 4mm to 100mm
Brass Bars Brass Bars 4mm to 100mm
Rectangle Bars Rectangle Bars 4mm to 60mm
Square Rod Square Rod / Bars 4mm to 60mm
Brass Hollow Rods Brass Hollow Rods As per requirement