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Brass Square Tube 272 provides a good mix of strength, harness, formability, and corrosion resistance. 272 is rated as excellent for cold working and is almost exclusively used in brass tubing. It is typically used in fasteners, heat exchangers, and tubing for industrial projects.

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Dimension Name


Alloy 272
Height 0.3125
Wall 0.04
Max Length 144
MTR Availability Yes
Full Length true
Material Brass
Shape Tube-Square
Custom Cut Warehouse 1
Material Specifications

This material meets the following specs: ASTM -B135

Weight/Lineal Foot

0.18 pounds
Please note that this data is to be used ONLY FOR REFERENCE, NOT FOR DESIGN, and by using it,you agree that any decisions you make regarding materials for your project are at your own discretion.

Mechanical Properties

Property Value
Density g/cm^3 8
Brinell Hardness 500 kg load 75
Rockwell Hardness B Scale 40
Elongation Typical % 10
Melting Point °F 1600 - 1680
Modulus of Elasticity KSI x 10^3 15
Specific Heat BTU/lb-°F (32-212F) 9
Thermal Conductivity BTU-in/hr-ft^2-°F 804
Tensile Strength KSI 74
Yield Strength KSI 60
Shear Strength KSI 44

Chemistry Information: 272 Brass

Element Percentage
Cu 62 - 65
Zn 34.6 - 38
Pb 0 - 0.07
Fe 0 - 0.07
Residual 0 - 0.3
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