ECO BRASS® Is Your Lead Free*, High-Performance Solution
ECO BRASS® C69300 brass rod is a favored solution for high-performance jobs. It is commonly used in faucets and plumbing fittings because it has excellent machinability and is corrosion resistant. ECO BRASS® C69300 is also free of arsenic and bismuth. Bismuth is a contaminant to normal brass processing causing significant quality problems. Arsenic is poisonous and a health problem during manufacturing if not controlled properly.
ECO BRASS® is widely used in the plumbing industry for potable water contact parts and is gaining acceptance as a bushing and bearing material. It is a boiler and pressure vessel code registered alloy. The Alloy is an excellent bushing and bearing material. ECO BRASS® contains 3% silicon which gives it strength equivalent to some stainless steels and gives it superior stress corrosion cracking resistance compared to other brasses. The phosphorus content gives it superior dezincification resistance which is an important requirement in water applications.ECO BRASS® is widely used in the saltwater applications, sensor bodies, and thermostat parts. In industrial settings, it used for automatic screw machine parts, bolts, nuts, pneumatic fittings, pump parts, electric and electronic equipment parts, and valve stems.
ECO BRASS® parts can be produced by a number of methods, whether it be rod, forged, or cast, and easily accepts solder and brazing. In addition, it can be polished and buffed and can be Teflon coated and chrome or nickel plated.
ECO BRASS® is available in either round, hex bar, and hex bar with rounded corners. Specialty rectangle shapes can be ordered by consulting The Brass Warehouse mill. The Brass Warehouse sells ECO BRASS® C69300 brass rod in lengths between 10–16’ and bundle weights between 1,000-4,000 lbs.
When you need to buy a lead free*, high-performance solution that often outlasts the equipment it serves, ECO BRASS® is the answer. The Brass Warehouse has ECO BRASS® C69300 stocked, ready for your job. Contact us today!
*These products comply with 0.25% weighted average lead content on wetted surfaces in accordance with Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) / Federal Public Law No. 111-380.