C260 Cartridge Brass

C260 Cartridge brass is used in greater quantity than other copper-zinc alloys. It is the most ductile and has good to excellent corrosion resistance in many environments except where certain acids exist such as nitric, acetic, hydrochloric acid and ammonia/ammonia compounds. Easily machined and often clod formed.

Typical Industry Applications:
  • Mechanical fasteners such as pins, rivets, grommets, eyelets, screws
  • Decorative hardware
  • Electrical components such as connectors, flashlight shells, lamp fixtures
  • Ammunition shell casings
  • Plumbing fixtures and accessories
  • Radiator tanks and cores
  • Heat exchangers
  • Pump cylinders
  • Wire screens
  • Pumps

Specifications (typical, but not limited to):
  • AMS 4506F
  • AMS 4507E
  • AMS 4555E
  • ASTM B19
  • ASTM B134
  • ASTM B135
  • ASTM B569
  • ASTM B587
  • SAE J461
  • SAE J463
Generally Available Forms:
  • Sheet
  • Coil
  • Plate
  • Tubing