(Cartridge Brass)

Used in a wide variety of architecture, automotive, builders hardware, consumer, electrical, fasteners, industrial, ordinance and plumbing applications.

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Chemical Composition

Copper (Cu)

68.5 – 71.5%

Lead (Pb)
0.07 Max

Iron (Fe)
0.05 Max

Zinc (Zn)

Cu + Sum of Named Elements

C26000 alloy is sometimes referred to as “cartridge brass” because it is often used in mechanical housings for ammunition. It’s a very ductile brass with excellent corrosion resistance.