C89835 – Lead-free replacement for C932, C836, C844

Manufacturer of custom machined parts

Cast C89835

C89835 is a C932, C836 and C844 lead-free replacement alloy and is offered as a standard-stocked product. Randall Bearings maintains an inventory of this alloy numbering over 100 items and in sizes up to 5.0" O.D. C89835 supports the market demand for lead-free material and compliance with the S. 3874: Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act (effective January 2014).


Product description: Bismuth tin bronze
Solids: 1/2” to 10” O.D.
Tubes: 1 1/8” to 9” O.D.
Rectangles: Up to 15”
Standard lengths: 105”
Shape/Form: semi-finished, mill stock or near-net shapes, anode, bar stock, billet/bloom, squares, hex, plate, profile or structural shape, flats/rectangular bar
Compliance: C89835 is compliant with key legislation including (1) Federal Safe Drinking Water Act 1974 – SDWA, (2) Federal Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act 2011 and (3) California AB1953

Typical uses

Plumbing: faucets, pump components, pipe fittings, plumbing goods, water pump impellers
Industrial: housings, small gears

Chemical composition


¹Ni value includes Co.
Note: Cu + sum of named elements, 99.0% min. Single values represent maximums.


Copper alloy UNS no.Machinability ratingDensity (lb / in³ at 68°F)

Mechanical properties

Tensile strength, minYield strength, at 0.5% extension under load, minElongation, in 2 in. or 50 mm minBrinell hardness (500 kg load)Remarks
ksiMPaksiMPa%typical BHN

Physical properties

US CustomaryMetric
Melting point - liquidus1855 °F 1012 °C
Melting point - solidus1445 °F 785 °C
Density0.321 lb/in³ at 68 °F38.89 gm/cm³ at 20 °C
Specific gravity8.898.89
Electrical conductivity14.5% IACS at 68 °F 0.084 MegaSiemens/cm at 20 °C
Thermal conductivity38.0 Btu/sq ft/ft hr/°F at 68 °F 65.8 W/m at 20 °C
Coefficient of thermal expansion 68-39210 · 10-6 per °F (68-392 °F)17.3 · 10-6 per °C (20-200 °C)
Specific heat capacity0.093 Btu/lb/°F at 68 °F389.6 J/kg at 20 °C
Modulus of elastic in tension16900 ksi116522 MPa

Fabrication properties

Oxyacetylene weldingNot recommended
Gas shielded arc weldingNot recommended
Coated metal arc weldingNot recommended
Machinability rating70

Fabrication properties provided by CDA

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