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C36000 – Blue Dot® Brass Rod Products

With its quality and consistency, Blue Dot C36000 allows our customers to produce more components per machine hour, maintain closer tolerances, and reduce machining downtime because of longer tool life. Blue Dot brass rod symbolizes superior brass parts, which begins with superior raw material, efficient manufacturing, with responsive customer service.

Blue Dot C36000 brass rod has the highest machinability of any brass alloy. It offers machining accuracy with desired mechanical corrosion properties and a superior finish.

Chemistry Composition:

Cu Pb Fe Zn
60.0-63.0% 2.5-3.0% 0.35% max Remainder

Application:

Free Cutting-Machining


Chemistry Specification:

ASTM B16


Lengths:

10 to 16 Feet


Bundle Weights:

1,000 – 4,000 lbs.


Sizes/Shapes:

Shape Diameter (inch)
Round 0.250″ – 4.50″
Hex / Hex RC 0.250″ – 2.50″
  Square 0.250″ – 2.00″
Shapes Cross section up to 2.50″

 

Diameter Tolerances +/- :

Diameter (inch) Round Hexagonal, Octagonal
>0.250″-0.500″ 0.0015″ 0.0030″
>0.500″-1.000″ 0.0020″ 0.0040″
>1.000″-2.000″ 0.0025″ 0.0050″
>2.000″ 0.15% 0.30%

Minimum Mechanical Properties:

Diameter (inch) Tensile Strength (ksi) Yield Strength (ksi) Elongation (%) Hardness RD (Rb) Hardness (HX/OC) (Rb)
≤0.500″ 57 25 7
>0.500″-1.000″ 55 25 10 60-80 55-80
>1.00″-2.000″ 50 20 15 50-75 45-80
>2.000″-4.000″ 45 15 20 40-70 40-65
>4.000″ 40 15 20 25 min 25 min

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