Brass Channels: Cost-Effective Steel Alternatives

Brass channels are being widely used today in engineering as well as in architectural applications. Due to their resistance to heat and corrosion, brass elements are widely used for equipment manufacturing in various industries. As a combination of copper and zinc, brass has also been proven to be sturdy and resistant to extreme weather conditions.

A Cost-Effective Alternate to Steel and Iron

Brass is widely popular because it is quite cost-effective while giving out great performance in terms of shelf life. As said earlier, brass is made with a combination of zinc and copper, two highly affordable metals compared to iron and steel. Since brass channels are quite strong, they have a longer life especially when used for various purposes such as couplings for aircrafts, electrical applications, plumbing fixtures, and the like.

Easy to Cut

Another great benefit of using brass channels is that they are easy to cut and mold, saving you a lot of time and money. Unlike steel, brass channels come in a variety of thicknesses and strengths, each with its own specific uses. You can even use handheld tools to cut brass channels easily.

Types of Brass Channels

Brass channels come in a variety of sizes such as U-channel, J-channel, and the like. The U-channel shape is ideal for door and window tracks. Other larger sizes are preferred for heavy duty construction applications. To get the right size and type for any project you may be doing, it is best to consult with your trusted metal supplier.


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