For over a century, AMPCO METAL has pioneered and produced the best metal solutions for the world’s products, applications and industries.


  • High Strength: Our brass has excellent strength properties, making it suitable for a variety of demanding applications.
  • Corrosion Resistance: The alloy is highly resistant to corrosion, ensuring durability in harsh environments.
  • Heat Resistance: Maintains its integrity at high temperatures, making it ideal for applications involving heat and friction.
  • Versatility: Available in a variety of shapes and sizes, it offers versatility in design and usability across multiple industries and products.
Properties and Specifications

AMPCO’s Standard Brass Alloy has exceptional properties that make it a top choice for demanding applications. This premium brass alloy is available in several grades, with custom compositions available upon request. It is known for its high strength, corrosion resistance, and heat resistance.  This versatile alloy is ideal for low friction, low speed, and high-pressure applications, making it the perfect choice for fasteners, bushings, cams, machine parts, and more.

  • Available in special sizes like U-/L-/T- shapes.
  • With rectangles starting from 8mm in thickness.
  • Round bars from 20mm to 212 mm diameter.
  • Tubes with wall thickness min. from 8mm up to OD 100mm.

Alloys include:

  • CuZn25Al5Mn4Fe3
  • CuZn35Mn2Al1Fe1
  • CuZn35Mn2Al1Fe1
  • CuZn37Al1
  • CuZn19Al6
  • CuZn23Al4

Specific or custom chemical compositions are available upon request.


AMPCO’s Standard Brass Alloy finds its versatile applications in a variety of industries. The remarkable properties of this premium brass alloy, including high strength, corrosion resistance, and heat resistance, make it indispensable. It is widely used in applications ranging from fasteners, nuts, and bushings to cams, frames, worm gears, machine parts, hooks, dies, shafts and valve stems. Its reliability and durability make it the first choice for industries such as automotive, construction, electrical connectors, plumbing, and aerospace. Whether it’s providing low-friction solutions or ensuring longevity in high-pressure environments, AMPCO’s Standard Brass Alloy is a trusted material in a wide variety of applications.

Best used

In typical for low friction applications with slow speed and high pressure.

Ideally suited for

Fasteners, screw nuts, bushings, cams, frames, worm gears, machine parts, hooks, press dies, shafts, valve stems.

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