Cobalt Investment Casting

Shelmet pours a variety of common silicon brasses and custom brass castings to meet your specific project requirements.


High strength brasses includes silicon/copper alloys that contain

< 20% Zinc
< 6% Silicon


Most common uses in castings that require greater strength with more than average corrosion resistance.


Higher strength and increased corrosion resistance exist with silicon red brasses that are used in products like basic pipe fitting materials, bushings and bearings. Lower levels of zinc are used in silicon red brasses.


ASTM Specification
Tensile Strength
Yield Strength


Bronze vs. Brass

Traditional bronze alloy is harder and more corrosion resistant making. Brass is more malleable


Experienced metal casting experts ready to assist you during business hours.

Shelmet Precision Casting Co Inc

Shelmet Precision Casting Co. Inc

PO Box 95 ● 550 County Highway GH Wild Rose, WI 54984  U.S.A.

Investment Casting Institute
Certified ISO 9001:2015
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