37700

C37700

(Forging Brass)

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

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Door Handle

Chemical Composition

Copper (Cu)

58.0 – 61.0%

Lead (Pb)
1.5 – 2.5%

Iron (Fe)
0.30% Max

Zinc (Zn)
Rem

Cu + Sum of Named Elements
99.5%

C37700 is commonly known as forging brass because of its excellent forgeability. The preferred methods of welding C37700 are brazing, soldering and butt welding. It can be forged at temperatures ranging from 650 to 815 ℃ (1,200 to 1,500 ℉). This alloy has good hot forming capacity but poor cold working capacity.