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High tensile brass HTB1 (BS 1400 1985 HTB1) castings exhibit high strength and cost less than comparable high strength alloys. HTB1 has good resistance to both corrosion and oxidation. HTB1 castings are often heat treated to restore the alloy structure to its optimum condition and to further increase its resistance to corrosion as a result.
HTB1 and other high tensile brass castings are used extensively for wear-resisting applications because of their strength. It is also used for marine propellers, pump impellers and valve bodies due to its high corrosion resistance.
Chemical Composition – CuZn35AlFeMn
For detailed chemical composition, typical mechanical properties and comparative specifications please view the HTB1 data sheet by filling out the form below.
All information in our data sheets and website is indicative only and is not intended to be a substitute for the full specification from which it is extracted. It is intended to provide typical values to allow comparison between metal alloy options rather than a definitive statement of mechanical performance or suitability for a particular application as these will vary with temperature, product type and product application. It is presented apart from contractual obligations and does not constitute any guarantee of properties or of processing or application possibilities in individual cases. Our warranties and liabilities are stated exclusively in our terms of trading.
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