Month: May 2013

What is Naval Brass?

Naval Brass refers to a copper alloy of around 59% Copper 40% Zinc and 1% Tin with a trace amount of Lead.  This alloy falls into the subfamily for Brasses known as Alpha Beta or Duplex Brasses.  These Alpha Beta Brasses are generally harder and stronger than other non-Alpha Beta Brasses. As its name implies,