H Cross Company supplies Brass (Copper and Zinc) ribbons and strips

Also known as 70/30 brass, CDA260, CZ106, ISO CuZn30, UNS C26000.

This material also known as cartridge brass since the largest volume of material is used for this purpose in metallic pistol and rifle cartridges. This material has fair to excellent corrosion resistance depending on the contact agents chemistry. It has excellent cold workability and good hot formability. Typical applications include radiator cores and tanks, flashlight shells, lamp fixtures, fasteners, pins, rivets, discs, ammunition components, etc.

Typical Physical Properties

Density 8.53 g/cc
Melting Point 954° C

Typical Mechanical Properties

Ultimate Tensile Strength 43,900 – 130,000 PSI
Yield Strength 11,000 – 65,000 PSI
Elongation @ Break 66%
Modulus of Elasticity 16,000 KSI
Shear Modulus 5800 KSI


H. Cross Company can provide 70/30 Brass in wire, ribbon, strip, sheet and foil sizes to suit your particular needs. Please refer to our Typical Dimension and Tolerances page for general size ranges of products. If you do not see your required size list Contact Us by email or phone for further information or assistance.