Wrought Copper Alloys: Brasses (C20000 - C49999)

Standard Designation for Wrought Copper Alloys

  • C20000-C29999: Copper-Zinc Alloys (Yellow Brasses)
  • C30000-C39999: Copper-Zinc-Lead Alloys (Leaded Brasses)
  • C40000-C49999: Copper-Zinc-Tin Alloys (Tin Brasses)

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Brasses (C20000 - C49999)

* = are alloys registered with the U.S. EPA as Antimicrobial.

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UNS # Cu Pb Sn Zn Fe P Other Named Elements Status
Min%Max% Min%Max% Min%Max% Min%Max% Min%Max% Min%Max% Min%Max%
C20000
Common Brasses
inactive
12/98
C20500*
Brass
97.098.00.02Rem0.05inactive
03/92
C21000*
Gilding, 95%
94.096.0(1)0.05Rem0.05active
C22000*
Commercial Bronze, 90%
89.091.0(1)0.05Rem0.05active
C22600*
Jewelry Bronze, 87-1/2%
86.089.0(1)0.05Rem0.05active
C23000*
Red Brass, 85%
84.086.0(1)0.05Rem0.05active
C23030*83.5(1)85.50.05Rem0.050.20 Si
0.40 Si
active
C23400*81.084.0(1)0.05Rem0.05active
C24000*
Low Brass, 80%
78.5(1)81.50.05Rem0.05active
C2408078.0(1)82.00.20Rem0.10 Al
active
C25000*
Brass
74.076.00.05Rem0.05inactive
03/92
C25600*71.073.0(2)0.05Rem0.05active
C26000*
Cartridge Brass, 70%
68.5(2)71.50.07Rem0.05active
C26100*
Brass
68.571.5(2)0.05Rem0.050.020.050.02 As
0.06 As
inactive
03/92
C26130*68.571.5(2)0.05Rem0.050.02 As
0.08 As
active
C26200*67.070.0(2)0.07Rem0.05active
C26380
Brass
68.072.00.30Rem0.050.10 Ag
inactive
03/92
C26800*
Yellow Brass, 66%
64.068.5(2)0.09Rem0.05active
C27000*
Yellow Brass, 65%
63.068.5(2)0.09Rem0.07active
C27200*
Yellow Brass
62.065.0(2)0.07Rem0.07active
C27400*
Yellow Brass, 63%
61.064.0(2)0.09Rem0.05active
C27450
Yellow Brass
60.0(3)65.00.25Rem0.35active
C27451
Yellow Brass Yellow Brass
61.065.0(3)0.25Rem0.350.050.20active
C27453
Copper Zinc Alloy
61.5(3)63.50.250.15Rem0.150.02 As
0.15 As
active
C28000*
Muntz Metal, 60%
59.063.0(2)0.09Rem0.07active
C28200
Copper Zinc Alloy
58.061.00.03Rem0.050.120.220.005 Al
0.05 Si
inactive
02/73
C28300*
Yellow Brass
58.0(4)62.00.0931.041.00.350.10 S
0.20 B
0.01 Mn
0.65 S
0.20 Zr
active
C28310*
Yellow Brass
58.0(4)62.00.0931.041.00.350.01 Mn
0.10 S
0.20 B
0.20 Mn
0.65 S
0.20 Zr
active
C28320*
Yellow Brass
58.062.0(4)0.0931.041.00.350.10 S
0.20 B
0.10 C
0.20 Mn
0.65 S
0.30 Ti
0.20 Zr
active
C28330*
Low-Lead Yellow Brass
58.062.0(4)0.0931.039.00.350.10 Sb
0.10 B
0.10 C
0.20 Mn
0.25 S
1.5 Sb
0.10 Ti
0.10 Zr
active
C2834061.0(3)62.0.17.25.30.40Rem(5).12.07 As
.65 Bi
.20 Ni
.17 As(6)
.75 Bi
.04 Cd
.02 Cr
.05 Mn
.05 Sb
.05 Si
active
C28500
Copper-Zinc- Alloy Brass
57.059.0(7)0.25Rem0.35active
C28580
Brass
49.052.00.50Rem0.100.10 Al
inactive
03/92
C29800
Copper Zinc Alloy
49.052.00.50Rem0.100.10 Al
inactive
07/74
C31000
Copper Zinc Lead Alloy
89.091.00.300.7Rem0.10inactive
07/74
C3120087.590.5(8)0.71.2Rem0.100.25 Ni
active
C31400
Leaded Commercial Bronze
87.590.5(8)1.32.5Rem0.100.7 Ni
active
C31600
Leaded Commercial Bronze (Nickel-Bearing)
87.590.5(8)1.32.5Rem0.100.040.100.7 Ni
1.2 Ni
active
C32000
Leaded Red Brass
83.5(8)86.51.52.2Rem0.100.25 Ni
active
C32500
Copper Zinc Lead Alloy
72.074.52.53.0Rem0.10inactive
07/74
C32510
Leaded Brass
69.072.00.300.7Rem0.02 As
0.06 As
inactive
03/92
C33000
Low Leaded Brass (Tube)
65.068.0(8)0.250.7Rem0.07active
C33100
Leaded Brass
65.068.00.81.5Rem0.06inactive
03/92
C33200
High Leaded Brass (Tube)
65.068.0(8)1.52.5Rem0.07active
C33500
Low-Leaded Brass
62.0(8)65.00.250.7Rem0.15(9)active
C33530
Leaded Brass
62.566.50.300.8Rem0.100.02 As
0.06 As
inactive
03/92
C34000
Medium Leaded Brass, 64-1/2%
62.0(8)65.00.81.5Rem0.15(9)active
C34200
High Leaded Brass, 64-1/2%
62.0(8)65.01.52.5Rem0.15(9)active
C34400
Leaded Brass
62.066.00.501.0Rem0.10inactive
02/81
C3450062.0(8)65.01.52.5Rem0.15active
C34700
Leaded Brass
62.564.51.01.8Rem0.10inactive
02/81
C34800
Leaded Brass
61.563.50.400.8Rem0.10inactive
02/81
C34900
Leaded Brass
61.064.00.100.50Rem0.10inactive
02/82
C35000
Medium Leaded Brass, 62%
60.0(8)(10)63.00.82.0Rem0.15(9)active
C35300
High Leaded Brass, 62%
60.0(3)(10)63.01.52.5Rem0.15(9)active
C35330
DZR Brass
59.564.0(3)1.53.5(11)Rem0.02 As
0.25 As
active
C35340
Leaded Brass
60.063.01.52.5Rem0.100.30inactive
03/92
C35350
Leaded Brass
61.0(3)63.02.04.50.30Rem0.400.050.200.05 Ni
0.30 Ni
active
C35600
Extra High Leaded Brass
60.0(3)63.02.03.0Rem0.15(9)active
C36000
Free-Cutting Brass
60.063.0(3)2.53.0Rem0.35active
C36010
Leaded Brass Free-Cutting Brass
60.063.0(3)3.13.7Rem0.35active
C36200
Leaded Brass
60.063.03.54.5Rem0.15active
C36300
Copper-Zinc-Lead Alloy
61.063.0(3)0.250.7Rem0.150.040.15active
C36500
Leaded Muntz Metal, Uninhibited
58.0(8)61.00.250.70.25Rem0.15active
C36600
Leaded Muntz Metal, Arsinical
58.061.00.250.70.25Rem0.150.02 As
0.06 As
inactive
03/92
C36700
Leaded Muntz Metal, Antimonial
58.061.00.250.70.25Rem0.150.02 Sb
0.10 Sb
inactive
03/92
C36800
Leaded Brass
58.061.00.250.70.25Rem0.150.020.10inactive
03/92
C37000
Free-Cutting Muntz Metal
59.062.0(8)0.81.5Rem0.15active
C3710058.062.0(8)0.61.2Rem0.15active
C37700
Forging Brass
58.0(3)61.01.52.5Rem0.30active
C3771056.5(3)60.01.03.0Rem0.30active
C37800
Leaded Brass
56.059.01.52.5Rem0.30inactive
03/92
C38000
Architectural Bronze, Low Leaded
55.060.0(3)1.52.50.30Rem0.350.50 Al
active
C38010
Leaded Brass
55.060.01.53.0Rem0.300.10 Al
0.6 Al
inactive
03/92
C38500
Architectural Bronze
55.0(3)59.02.53.5Rem0.35active
C38510
Leaded Brass
56.060.02.54.5Reminactive
03/92
C38590
Leaded Brass
56.560.02.03.5Rem0.35inactive
03/92
C38600
Leaded Brass
56.059.02.53.5Rem0.350.02 Sb
inactive
02/82
C40400*Rem(2)0.350.72.03.0active
C40410*
Copper-Zinc-Tin Alloy
95.099.0(2)0.050.10.40Rem0.05active
C40500*
Penny Bronze
94.0(2)96.00.050.71.3Rem0.05active
C40800*
Silicon Brass
94.096.00.051.82.2Rem0.05inactive
03/92
C40810*94.5(2)96.50.051.82.2Rem0.080.120.0280.040.11 Ni
0.20 Ni
active
C40820*94.0(3)0.021.02.50.202.50.050.10 Ni
0.50 Ni
active
C40850*94.5(2)96.50.052.64.0Rem0.050.200.010.200.05 Ni
0.20 Ni
active
C40860*94.0(2)96.00.051.72.3Rem0.010.050.020.040.05 Ni
0.20 Ni
active
C40900
Copper Zinc Tin Alloy
92.094.00.050.500.8Rem0.05inactive
07/74
C40950*91.5(2)94.5.05.30.8Rem.03.01.08.30 Ni(12)
.8 Ni
active
C41000*91.0(2)93.00.052.02.8Rem0.05active
C41100*
Tin Brass
89.092.0(2)0.090.300.7Rem0.05active
C41110*
Copper Zinc Tin Alloy
90.094.0(2)0.050.100.50Rem0.05active
C41120*89.092.0(2)0.050.300.7Rem0.050.200.010.350.05 Ni
0.20 Ni
active
C41125*86.5(3)90.5.05.50.9Rem.03.06.8 Ni
active
C41300*
Tin Brass
89.0(2)93.00.090.71.3Rem0.05active
C41500*
Tin Brass
89.093.0(2)0.091.52.2Rem0.05active
C41900
Tin Brass
89.092.00.104.55.5Rem0.05inactive
07/74
C42000*88.0(2)91.01.52.0Rem0.25active
C42100*
Tin Brass
87.589.00.052.23.0Rem0.050.350.15 Mn
0.35 Mn
inactive
03/92
C42200*86.0(2)89.00.050.81.4Rem0.050.35active
C42210*
Tin Brass
86.089.0(2)(13)0.011.11.6Rem0.0350.0010.0100.5 Ni(14)
0.005 Te(15)
0.005 Se(15)
active
C42220*88.0(2)91.00.050.71.4Rem0.050.200.020.050.05 Ni
0.20 Ni
active
C42500*87.090.0(2)0.051.53.0Rem0.050.35active
C42510inactive
12/98
C42520*88.0(2)91.00.051.53.0Rem0.050.200.010.200.05 Ni
0.20 Ni
active
C42600*87.090.0(13)(2)0.052.54.0Rem0.050.200.010.200.05 Ni
0.20 Ni(12)
active
C43000*
Tin Brass
84.087.0(2)0.091.72.7Rem0.05active
C43200
Tin Brass
85.088.00.350.400.6Rem0.050.35inactive
03/92
C43400*84.087.0(2)0.050.401.0Rem0.05active
C43500*
Tin Brass
79.083.0(2)0.090.61.2Rem0.05active
C43600*80.0(2)83.00.050.200.50Rem0.05active
C43800*
Copper Zinc Tin Alloy
79.082.00.051.01.5Rem0.05inactive
07/74
C44200*
Copper Zinc Tin Alloy
70.073.00.070.81.2Rem0.06inactive
05/71
C44250*73.0(8)76.00.070.501.5Rem0.200.100.20 Ni
active
C44300*
Admiralty, Arsenical
70.073.0(8)0.070.81.2(16)Rem0.060.02 As
0.06 As
active
C44400*
Admiralty, Antimonial
70.073.0(8)0.070.8(16)1.2Rem0.060.02 Sb
0.10 Sb
active
C44500*
Admiralty, Phosphorized
70.0(8)73.00.070.81.2(16)Rem0.060.020.10active
C4471065.5(2)71.50.050.200.8Rem0.030.0050.051.5 Ni
2.5 Ni
active
C44730Rem(3).05.501.527.031.0.6.05.8 Ni(12)
.10 Si
2.5 Ni
.7 Cr
.40 Mg
.40 Mn
.6 Si
.40 Zr
active
C44750*
Tin Brass
Rem(8)0.050.303.027.031.50.101.5active
C45450*
Tin Brass
65.066.00.100.30Rem0.100.300.20 Al
0.40 Al
inactive
03/92
C45470*
Copper-Zinc-Tin Aluminum Alloy
64.069.0(3).090.60.9Rem0.30 Al
0.8 Al
active
C46200
Naval Brass, 63-1/2%
62.065.0(8)0.200.501.0Rem0.10active
C46210*
Tin Brass
61.064.00.051.0Rem0.03 Al
0.50 Si
inactive
03/92
C46250*
HONLUX 01
62.065.0(17)(3).09.501.037.0.10.05.15.05 Mg
.20 Mg
active
C46400
Naval Brass, Uninhibited
59.0(8)62.00.200.501.0Rem0.10active
C46420
Tin Brass
61.063.50.201.01.4Rem0.20inactive
03/92
C46500
Naval Brass, Arsenical
59.0(8)62.00.200.501.0Rem0.100.02 As
0.06 As
active
C46600
Tin Brass
59.062.00.200.501.0Rem0.100.02 Sb
0.10 Sb
inactive
03/92
C46700
Tin Brass
59.062.00.200.501.0Rem0.100.020.10inactive
03/92
C4675059.2(3)62.5.251.001.80Rem.10.05.15.05 Sb
.50 Ni(12)
.15 Sb
active
C47000
Naval Brass Welding and Brazing Rod
57.0(8)61.00.050.251.0Rem0.01 Al
active
C47200
Copper Zinc Tin Alloy
49.052.00.503.04.0Rem0.10inactive
07/74
C47600
Tin Brass
86.088.01.82.21.82.2Rem0.050.030.070.05 Mn
0.15 Mn
inactive
03/92
C4794063.0(8)66.01.02.01.22.0Rem0.101.00.10 Ni(12)
0.50 Ni
active
C48200
Naval Brass, Medium Leaded
59.0(8)62.00.401.00.501.0Rem0.10active
C48500
Naval Brass, High Leaded
59.0(8)62.01.32.20.501.0Rem0.10active
C48510
Tin Brass
59.062.01.02.50.71.5Rem0.02 As
0.25 As
inactive
02/81
C48600
DZR Brass
59.062.0(8)1.02.50.301.5Rem0.02 As
0.25 As
active
C48650
Replaced by C48600
inactive
02/81
C49080
Tin Brass
49.052.00.503.04.0Rem0.10 Al
inactive
03/92
C49250*
Copper-Zinc-Bismuth Copper-Zinc-Bismuth
58.061.0(3)0.090.30Rem0.501.8 Bi
2.4 Bi
0.001 Cd
active
C49255
Copper-Zinc-Bismuth
58.0(3)60.00.010.50Rem0.100.100.10 Ni
1.7 Bi
0.02 Se
0.30 Ni(12)
2.9 Bi
0.01 Cd
0.10 Si
0.07 Se
active
C49260*
GEM Brass
58.063.0(3)0.090.50Rem0.500.050.150.50 Bi
1.8 Bi
0.001 Cd
0.10 Si
active
C49265
Low Leaded GEM Brass
58.0(13)(3)62.00.090.250.50Rem0.300.050.120.50 Bi
1.3 Bi
0.001 Cd
0.10 Si
active
C49300*
Lead-Free Bismuth Alloy Lead-Free
58.0(3)62.00.011.01.8Rem0.100.200.50 Bi
1.5 Ni(12)
0.50 Al
2.0 Bi
0.03 Mn
0.50 Sb
0.10 Si
0.20 Se
active
C49340*
GEM Brass
60.063.0(3)(13)0.090.501.5Rem0.120.050.150.50 Bi
2.2 Bi
0.001 Cd
0.10 Si
active
C49345
Low Leaded GEM Brass
60.064.0(3)(13)0.090.250.501.5Rem0.300.050.120.50 Bi
1.3 Bi
0.001 Cd
0.10 Si
active
C49350*
Bismuth Brass Alloy
61.0(3)63.00.091.53.0Rem0.120.040.150.50 Bi
0.02 Sb
2.5 Bi
0.10 Sb
0.30 Si
active
C49355*
Copper Zinc Bismuth Alloy
63.0(3)69.00.090.502.027.035.00.100.50 Bi
1.0 Si
0.001 B
1.5 Bi
0.10 Mn
2.0 Si
active
C49360*
Tin-Eco(bismuth)
Rem(3)0.091.02.019.022.00.50 Bi
2.0 Si
1.5 Bi
3.5 Si
active

* = are alloys registered with the U.S. EPA as Antimicrobial.

(1) = Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.8% min.
(2) = Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.7% min.
(3) = Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.5% min.
(4) = Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.3% min.
(5) = For optimum DZR properties , Zn should not exceed 38%.
(6) = P may be substituted for As.
(7) = Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.1% min.
(8) = Cu + Sum of Named Elements 99.6% min.
(9) = For flat products, the iron shall be 0.10% max.
(10) = Cu, 61.0% min. for rod.
(11) = Pb may be reduced to 1.0% by agreement.
(12) = Ni value includes Co.
(13) = Cu value includes Ag.
(14) = Includes Co.
(15) = Te + Se 0.006% max.
(16) = For tubular products, the minimum Sn content may be 0.9%.
(17) = Includes Lanthanum 0.01-0.08