CDA 852 Yellow Brass Alloys

Physical Properties Metric
Density 8.50 g/cc 0.307 lb/in³
Mechanical Properties Metric
Hardness, Brinell 45 45
Tensile Strength, Ultimate 260 MPa 37700 psi
Tensile Strength, Yield 90.0 MPa
@Strain 0.500 %
13100 psi
@Strain 0.500 %
Elongation at Break 35 % 35 %
Modulus of Elasticity 76.0 GPa 11000 ksi
Machinability 80 % 80 %
Electrical Properties Metric
Electrical Resistivity 0.000009269 ohm-cm
@Temperature 20.0 °C
0.000009269 ohm-cm
@Temperature 68.0 °F
Magnetic Permeability 1.0 1.0
Thermal Properties Metric
CTE, linear 21.0 µm/m-°C
@Temperature 20.0 – 100 °C
11.7 µin/in-°F
@Temperature 68.0 – 212 °F
Specific Heat Capacity 0.380 J/g-°C 0.0908 BTU/lb-°F
Thermal Conductivity 83.9 W/m-K
@Temperature 20.0 °C
582 BTU-in/hr-ft²-°F
@Temperature 68.0 °F
Melting Point 925 – 940 °C 1700 – 1720 °F
Solidus 25 °C 1700 °F
Liquidus 940 °C 1720 °F
Shrinkage 1.60 % 1.60 %
Component Elements Properties Metric
Aluminum, Al <= 0.0050 % <= 0.0050 %
Antimony, Sb <= 0.20 % <= 0.20 %
Copper, Cu 70 – 74 % 70 – 74 %
Iron, Fe <= 0.60 % <= 0.60 %
Lead, Pb 1.5 – 3.8 % 1.5 – 3.8 %
Nickel, Ni <= 1.0 % <= 1.0 %
Phosphorous, P <= 0.020 % <= 0.020 %
Silicon, Si <= 0.050 % <= 0.050 %
Sulfur, S <= 0.050 % <= 0.050 %
Tin, Sn 0.70 – 2.0 % 0.70 – 2.0 %
Zinc, Zn 20 – 27 % 20 – 27 %