Alloy 260 1/2 hard ASTM B36
Brass Sheet and plate, produced as a combination of copper and zinc, has the highest ductility in the yellow brass series. It is an attractive material with a smooth, yellow brass finish. It may be polished to a gold like appearance or given a brushed (satin) finish. 260 Brass can be used in corrosive enviroments. 260 Brass forms a thin protective patina, which, unlike steel and iron, will not rust when exposed to the atmosphere.
260 Brass has a wide range of applications, such as appliance parts, highly formable parts, ammunition components, decorative parts of furniture and cabinets, name plates, engraving plates, overlays, legend plates, lamp fixtures, fasteners, locks, hinges, flashlight shells, connectors, fittings, circuit board relays, electronic components, switches, nuts, bolts, valve stems and valve components, radiator cores and tanks, brackets, frames, fixtures, ornamental works, and used extensively in the musical instrument, electrical equipment, plumbing, central heating, seawater lines and desalination fields.