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C280 MUNTZ METAL BRASS SHEET

C280 MUNTZ METAL BRASS SHEET

Known for its golden color, spectacular corrosion resistance, and strength, Muntz Brass C280 Sheet is commonly used as an architectural metal. It's color is similar to architectual bronze with a relatively lower cost. Brass C280 is stronger, harder and more ridgid than other forms of brass.

Brass C280, also called Muntz Metal or Yellow Metal, is a form of alpha-beta brass with about 60% copper, 40% zinc and a trace of iron. Muntz metal was original used as a less expensive replacement for copper sheathing on the bottom of boats, while maintaining the anti-fouling abilities of pure copper. Brass C280 continues to be a superior choice for marine applications. 

  • + Aesthetically pleasing yellow gold color
  • + Strong, hard, more rigid than other brass alloys
  • + Excellent soldering, good brazing and weldability
  • + Excellent hot working properties, limited cold formability
  • + High ductility, suitable for hot forging, pressing, and stamping
  • + Excellent corrosion resistance, withstands marine wear and tear

Refer to our "Guide to Brass" for grades, shapes and various properties.