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C89520 EnviroBrass II

  • Product Description: Bismuth Tin Bronze
  • Solids: 1/2" to 9" OD
  • Tubes: 1 1/8" to 9" OD
  • Rectangles: Up to 15"
  • Standard Lengths: 144"
  • Shape/Form: Semi-finished; mill stock or near net shapes; anode; bar stock; billet/bloom; squares; hex; plate; profile or structural shape; flats/rectangular bar
  • Compliance: C89520 is compliant with key legislation including (1) Federal Safe Drinking Water Act 1974 &mdash SDWA, (2) Federal Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act 2011 and (3) California AF1953
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Typical Uses

  • Plumbing Plumbing castings

Similar or Equivalent Specification

CDA ASTM ASARCON SAE AMS Federal Military Other
C89520 B584            

Chemical Composition

Cu% Sn% Pb% Zn% Fe% Ni%1 Sb% P% S% Al% Se% Si% Bl%
Note: Single values represent maximums.
  • 1Ni value includes Co.
85.00-
87.00
5.0-
6.0
 
0.25
4.0-
6.0
 
0.20
 
1.00
 
0.25
 
0.05
 
0.08
 
0.005
0.8-
1.1
 
0.005
1.6-
2.2

Machinability

Copper Alloy UNS No. Machinability Rating Density (lb/in at 68° F)
C89520 85 0.318

Mechanical Properties

Tensile Strength, min Yield Strength, at .5% extension under load min Elongation, in 2 in. or 50 mm min Brinell Hardness Remarks
ksi MPa ksi MPa % typical BHN  
25 172 18 124 6 54 (500 kg)  

Physical Properties (provided by CDA)

  US Customary Metric
Melting Point - Liquidus 1616° F 880° C
Melting Point - Solidus 1583° F 862° C

Fabrication Properties (provided by CDA)

Joining Technique Suitability
Soldering Excellent
Brazing Good
Oxyacetylene Welding Not Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc Welding Not Recommended
Coated Metal Arc Welding Not Recommended