Excellent machinability; widely used in the pump industry for bowl and lineshaft bearings.
Full alloy description:
A.W. Fraser Alloy 844 is a general purpose leaded semi-red brass (also known as valve metal) conforming to the requirements of UNS C84400.
844 has excellent machining properties and is widely used in the pumping industry for bowl bearings and threaded lineshaft/tube bearing and for plumbing supplies and fixtures, and low pressure valves and fittings having good corrosion resistance.
The composition of A.W. Fraser alloy 844 is strictly controlled as are the casting conditions. 844 products are manufactured using the latest continuous casting technology.
Machinability Rating: 90
SAE Grade: 40/5A
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