The E-Shield represents the ECO BRASS® and ECO BRONZE® lines of silicon-based copper alloys.
The E-Shield identity was developed to distinguish these lines and to represent strength, safety, environmentally sustainable and compliance where the highest purity products in the USA are demanded.
High performance Lead-Free* Silicon Brass Rod, Dezincification and stress corrosion cracking resistant.
Tough, Potable water castings, Dezincification resistant Wear-Resistant, Lead-Free* Bearing and Bushing Solution
Similar performance as Lead-Free* ECO BRASS, with less copper. Machinable and forgeable. Improved DZR and SCC resistance vs. C27450.
This is a developmental alloy. For sample request click here.
Highly forgeable Lead-Free* alloy that is dezincification and stress corrosion cracking resistant
* This product complies with 0.25% weighted average lead content on wetted surfaces in accordance with Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) / Federal Public Law No. 111-380.
|73.0-77.0%||2.7-3.4%||0.04-0.15%||0.09% max||0.10% max||0.20% max||0.10% max||0.10% max||Remainder|
|67.5-69%||1.53-2%||0.04-0.15%||0.09% max||0.10% max||0.20% max||0.10% max||0.10% max||Remainder|
|75.0-78.0%||2.7-3.4%||0.05-0.20%||0.09% max||0.10% max||0.30% max||0.20% max||0.10% max||0.10% max||Remainder|
Lead Leachate Performance
CDA sponsored project for independent laboratory measurement of lead leachate
NSF/ANSI/CAN 61 leachate test for all ECO BRASS® and ECO BRONZE® products:
- F1807 Fittings tested for NSF/ANSI/CAN 61 Compliance resulted in lead leachate below the detection limit of 0.5 ppb.
- The ECO BRASS® and ECO BRONZE® family has a Day 3 Q value of 0.25 ppb.
Table 1: Lead (Pb) Composition Determined by ICPMS Following Digestion (mg/kg)
Table 2: Acceptance Criteria for Lead
|Current Q Value||Proposed Q Value||Proposed 3 Day Level (ug)|
Table 3: Lead Q-statistic Values and Average Day 3 Lead Doses by Alloy Type
|Avg Day 3 Lead Dose (ug)||7.5||4.1||0.25||0.48|
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