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UNS C36000

Brass Alloy

UNS C36000 Brass Alloy

C36000 offers excellent machinability with low to moderate strength.

Low-Cost Brass Alloy

Suitable for high-speed machining operations, C36000 is a free-machining brass product is a low-cost copper zinc lead alloy which is the least expensive of brass alloys with moderate strength. C36000 is one of the widely produced brass alloys in the world. With excellent machinability and formability characteristics, the product finds use in numerous engineering applications. C36000 offers good corrosion resistance and is readily brazed or soldered.


If you are looking for a low cost and moderate to low strength brass alloy, this product is highly suitable.

Typical Applications

Commercial applications for this engineering material include:

  • Machine screw parts
  • High volume parts
  • Plumbing components
  • Fittings and adaptors
  • Fluid connectors

We stock UNS C36000 in plate and sheet.

Technical Assistance

Our knowledgeable staff and resident metallurgists will be pleased to assist you further on any technical topic. Smiths Metal Centres Limited also boasts an in-house UKAS Accredited Testing Laboratory which is unique within the multi-metal and plastic stockholding sector. We believe this underlines our total commitment to quality and our ethos of being the complete service provider.

Additional Info

A technical datasheet for UNS C36000 is available in PDF file format. To view and download, please click here.

We offer in-house processing options - for more information, please refer to our processing services.

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