CNC Brass Machining Service

The well-rounded properties of brass make it an ideal material for CNC machined brass components, showcasing exceptional versatility in manufacturing.

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Brass Machining Applications

  1. Electrical connectors
  2. Decorative hardware
  3. Fountain pen components
  4. Precision gears
  5. Watch components
  6. Medical instruments
  7. Aerospace fittings

Common Types of Brass for CNC Machining

  1. Brass C260 Brass C260, commonly known as cartridge brass, consists of 70% copper and 30% zinc. This alloy is highly ductile and widely recognized as a versatile option for CNC machining due to its general-purpose nature.
  2. Brass C360 Brass C360 stands as the industry standard for CNC machining and high-volume production. Renowned for its exceptional machinability, C360 brass enables the full utilization of screw machine capabilities, making it an ideal choice for CNC machining applications.
  3. Brass C46400 (Naval Brass) Brass C46400, also known as Naval Brass, is highly regarded for its suitability in CNC machining applications. With a composition typically comprising 60% copper, 39.2% zinc, and 0.8% tin, Naval Brass offers excellent corrosion resistance, making it ideal for marine environments. Its machinability characteristics allow for precise and efficient CNC machining processes, catering to the demands of various industries.
  4. Brass C48500 (High Leaded Naval Brass) Brass C48500, classified as High Leaded Naval Brass, is prized for its exceptional machinability and corrosion resistance. Composed of 60% copper, 38% zinc, and 2% lead, this alloy demonstrates enhanced cutting properties, facilitating smooth CNC machining operations. Its high lead content contributes to improved chip formation and reduced tool wear, ensuring high-quality and cost-effective production for CNC machined components.

Material Properties for Machined Brass

  • Material
  • Brass C260
  • Brass C360
  • Brass C46400
  • Brass C48500
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength (UTS)
  • 310 MPa
  • 365 MPa
  • 620 MPa
  • 520 MPa
  • Elongation (%)
  • 45%
  • 20%
  • 15%
  • 10%
  • Hardness (HV)
  • 65 HV
  • 80 HV
  • 140 HV
  • 150 HV

CNC Machining Design Guide:

In this comprehensive CNC machining guide, discover the principles of crafting efficient and manufacturable metal and plastic components suitable for both prototyping and large-scale production.

CNC brass machining capabilities

CNC Milling


For your brass projects, trust our CNC milling services. With advanced capabilities, we deliver precision-engineered components that exceed expectations, whether it’s 3-axis or 5-axis milling for your CNC brass prototypes.

CNC Turning

When it comes to your brass projects, you need precision turning services that meet your unique specifications. With our advanced capabilities and adherence to IATF 16949 standards, we specialize in delivering high-accuracy CNC brass prototypes. Our Zeiss CMM inspection reports ensure reliability and precision in every component we produce. Trust us for all your brass machining needs.

Quality Assurance

In terms of Quality Assurance, our factory stands out as one of the few in China certified with IATF 16949, operating 24/7 to meet your needs. Every component leaving our facility comes with a Zeiss CMM inspection report, guaranteeing precision up to 0.001mm. Whether it’s brass prototypes or large-scale production, we ensure the accuracy and quality demanded by your designs.

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Why Choose Modo Rapid?

China CNC Machining services

Our factory operates 24/7, offering rapid delivery within 1-7 days.

 IATF 16949:2016

ISO 9001:2015

We swiftly translate your design blueprints into customized parts, with a wide selection of copper materials available.

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Our precision reaches up to 0.001mm, with extensive experience in aerospace, racing, and robotics components. Default packaging includes four layers, ensuring brass parts are transported securely and protected throughout transit.

If you have CNC brass custom machining needs, we’re here to help. With 19 years of experience, we eagerly await your challenge. Contact us now to discuss your project requirements and let us bring your vision to life with precision and expertise.