C360 Free-Machining Brass Round Bar

With the highest lead content of all the brass alloys, 360 offers the best machinability. Often called free-machining and free-cutting brass, it stands up to high-speed drilling, milling, and tapping operations with minimal wear on your tools. It’s commonly used for gears, pinions, and lock components.


C36000 Brass from Southern Copper has established itself as an excellent material for various industries thanks to its unique combination of strength, corrosion resistance, and excellent machinability. This versatile alloy has become an essential resource for manufacturers who require a dependable and high-performance material to produce a wide range of components. From gears and fasteners to valves and fittings, 36000 Brass from Southern Copper is the optimal choice for crafting durable and precise parts that can withstand the test of time.

Typical Uses

Automotive: C36000 Brass from is preferred for crafting sensor bodies, thermostat parts, and fluid connectors due to its excellent machinability, corrosion resistance, and durability. Fasteners: C36000 Brass is the ideal choice for manufacturing screws, bolts, and nuts, owing to its remarkable strength, corrosion resistance, and precise machinability. Industrial: C36000 Brass is popular in the production of components such as bearings, nozzles, valve stems, valve trim, valve seats, gauges, fluid connectors, adapters, and more.

Other Designations

C360, C36000, CA 360, CDA 360, Brass Free Cutting, Free Machining Brass, AMS 4610, ASTM B16