C36000 – Blue Dot® Brass Rod Products
C36000 Free Cutting Brass is the most commonly used of the brass rod and bar alloys. Its lead content gives the alloy a 100% machinability rating meaning it is easily cut, drilled, bored, etc. In addition, it can be thread-rolled, soldered, brazed, polished and plated.
Chase Brass sells C36000 Free Cutting Brass under the registered tradename BLUE DOT® Brass Rod. Chase’s manufacturing process for C36000 brass sets it apart from the industry as an engineered brass whose specifications exceed industry standards. BLUE DOT Brass Rod is produced under exacting process controls that provide excellent consistency for machining operations. With its quality and consistency, BLUE DOT Brass Rod allows customers to produce more components per machine hour, operating their machines at high-speeds and maintaining tighter tolerances and fine finishes, as well as reduce machining downtime because of longer tool life.
In addition to excellent machinability, BLUE DOT Brass Rod is a low cost alloy and is easily recycled.
C36000 BLUE DOT brass is used in many typical applications:
Automotive: Fluid connectors, sensor bodies, thermostat parts
Building Hardware: Fittings, lock bodies
Industrial: Adapters, screw machine parts, fluid connectors, gauges, gears, nozzles, fittings, valves
Plumbing: Shut off valves, faucet components, plumbing fittings
Why use C36000 BLUE DOT Brass Rod? For its machining characteristics, thread rolling, and appearance.
Blue Dot C36000 comes in extruded hexagon, round, square, and other shaped brass rods and brass bars.