Brass Balls

Brass balls offer resistance to the corrosion caused by ambient air and sea water. Brass resists corrosion from petroleum products and alcohol, however it can be unstable in acids and bases. Brass exhibits excellent electrical conductivity, making it a popular material in the electronics field.


Material Analysis

Copper 68.5 to 71.5%
Lead 0.7% Max.
Iron 0.05% Max.
Zinc 33.5 to 36.5%
Other Elements Trace, Max.


Mechanical Properties

Tensile Strength 80,000 psi
Yield Strength 57,000 psi
Elongation in two inches 20%
Reduction in area 85%
Modulus of elasticity 15,000,000 psi
Density 0.306 lbs/cubic inch


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