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General Properties and Applications
Brass rods can be used in a variety of different ways. It’s incredibly easy to machine, bend, and braze and has high strength as well. Because it looks similar to gold when polished, is non-sparking, and offers great corrosion resistance it’s often used for decorative purposes.
You can buy brass rods online in different sizes and shapes for a wide selection of use cases. Brass rods are commonly used to make musical instruments, but they’re also used for locks, axels, fixtures, and other applications where low friction properties are needed.
Brass is a beautiful alloy and can be frequently found in a variety of home, commercial, and industrial applications. Like steel, brass can be endlessly recycled without degradation and is often an excellent substitute for copper.
- Musical instruments
- Fixtures and plumbing
- Marine parts