Brass Ms58 / 2.0401 / CuZn39Pb3
Alternative Designations: CuZn39Pb3 (DIN) | EN 12164 (EN) | C38500 (ASTM) | C38500 (UNS) | C3603 (JIS) | 385 (CDA)
It is an alloy of copper and zinc, and is known for its strength and durability. Brass Ms58 is often used in the production of plumbing fixtures, door hardware, and musical instruments. This material has excellent hot formability and can easily be soldered or brazed. It is also suitable for use in the sanitary industry, engine and vehicle construction and swivel parts. It has very good free-cutting. It offers a number of advantages over other materials, such as its ability to resist corrosion and its low cost.
Excellent hot formability • Good free-cutting • Excellent machinability