Properties Of Cast Metals

Cast Metal
Weight (lbs./in.3)
Weight vs Mahogany
Shrink
(in./ft.)
Melt Pt.
(°F)
Aluminum
0.0975
3.1 x
5/32
1220
Brass
0.2961
9.5 x
3/16
1616
Copper
0.3210
10.1 x
3/16
1981
Cast Iron
0.2670
8.5 x
1/8
2105
Steel
0.2835
9.5 x
1/4
2500
Zinc
0.2565
8.2 x
5/16
788