Method of imparting increased dezincification resistance to brass Patent #: 3963526
ApplicationNo. 05/941131 filed on 09/11/1978
US Classes:148/433, Tin containing148/413, Zinc containing420/902SUPERPLASTIC
ExaminersPrimary: Rutledge, L. Dewayne
Assistant: Skiff, Peter K.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesC22C 9/04 (20060101)
C22F 1/08 (20060101)
Foreign Application Priority Data1977-09-17 DE
AbstractA brass material and a process for the preparation thereof, which comprises an alloy of 61 to 65% by weight of copper with the remainder being zinc; the material evidencing a structure in which the recrystallized phases and 댡 are present in a discrete fine mixture having grain sizes of less than 5 μm. The component of the 댡 phase comprises at least 10% of the structure and is arranged in the form of discrete particles in the grain boundaries of the phase.