Round Brass Rod: 2mm OD x 300mm Long (4 Pieces)
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Brass rod is a versatile material, prized for its machinability and corrosion resistance, making it suitable for a wide range of applications. It's a go-to choice in construction for crafting hardware and decorative features, finds a place in musical instruments due to its acoustic properties, and serves the automotive industry for producing decorative components and fittings.
See the Specifications and Customer Uses sections for more detailed information.
- Material Type: Brass
- Product Shape: Round Rod
- Outside Diameter: 2mm
- Length: 300mm
- Alloy: 260
- Pieces Per Pack: 4
- Fasteners and Hardware: Brass rods are used to manufacture a wide range of fasteners, including screws, nuts, bolts, and rivets. They are favored for their corrosion resistance and strength.
- Electrical Components: Brass rods are used to make electrical connectors, terminals, and bus bars due to their excellent electrical conductivity. They are often found in circuit boards and electrical panels.
- Plumbing Fittings: Brass rods are utilized to create plumbing fittings such as couplings, adapters, and valves. They resist corrosion and can handle the demands of plumbing systems.
- Musical Instruments: Brass rods serve as the foundation for various musical instruments, including trumpets, trombones, flutes, and saxophones. Their malleability allows for shaping and customization.
- Architectural Detailing: Brass rods are employed in architectural applications as handrails, balusters, and decorative trim for stairs, balconies, and building exteriors. They add both aesthetic appeal and durability.
- Art and Sculptures: Artists use brass rods to create sculptures, jewelry, and mixed-media artwork. The metal's color and malleability make it an ideal medium for artistic expression.
- Model Building: Hobbyists and model makers use brass rods to construct scale models of buildings, vehicles, and structures due to their ease of cutting, bending, and soldering.
- DIY Projects: DIY enthusiasts use brass rods for a wide range of projects, such as curtain rods, custom lighting fixtures, and customized home decor.
- Automotive Components: Brass rods can be found in automotive applications, including fuel injection systems, carburetors, and ignition systems, thanks to their resistance to corrosion and excellent machinability.
- Marine Hardware: Due to their resistance to corrosion in saltwater environments, brass rods are used for marine hardware like boat cleats, pulleys, and fittings.
- Jewelry Making: Jewelry designers use brass rods to create components like clasps, findings, and wirework for earrings, necklaces, and bracelets.
- Educational Demonstrations: Brass rods are used in educational settings to demonstrate principles related to materials, thermal conductivity, and mechanical properties.
- Decorative Finials: Brass rods are often used to create decorative finials for curtain rods, flagpoles, and other applications where a decorative end cap is desired.