Key features:

High speed repetition work with ductility for light riveting.

Full alloy description:

A.W. Fraser Alloy 360 is a standard American high speed turning and screwing brass conforming to the requirements of ASTM B16.

360 has been developed for use where high output and tool life are essential on high speed automatics. The greater ductility of this alloy lends itself to semi-riveting and staking operations.

The composition of A.W. Fraser alloy 360 is strictly controlled as are the extrusion and finishing operations to achieve a constant standard of quality, properties and structure. All extrusions are manufactured from continuous cast billet stock ensuring uniform dispersion of lead particles and freedom from porosity.

Alloy 360 is susceptible to dezincification under certain conditions and is classified a category III alloy.
Machinability Rating: 95
SAE Grade: 72/J461/J463

Comparable specifications:

BS2874 - CZ124; UNS C36000, AS 1567 – 360, CuZn36Pb3, JIS H3250 C3601, DIN 17660 CuZn36Pb3

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For a full alloy summary, including Chemical Composition and Mechanical Properties, please download our tech sheet in PDF format below...


  • C36000
  • CZ124 / CuZn36Pb3
  • CW603N / CuZn36Pb3
  • 2.0375 / CuZn36Pb3
  • C3601
  • CuZn36Pb3
  • UNI EN 12167*
  • C36000
* = similar specification


The alloy information provided on this page is indicative and must not be taken as a substitute for the full specification from which it is drawn. In particular, the mechanical property requirements vary widely with product specification.

The information contained on this page is based on our present knowledge and is given in good faith as a precursor to discussing your specific requirements with us.

No liability will be accepted by AW Fraser in respect of any action taken by any third party in relying on the data on this page.
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