Yellow Brass Wire

Custom drawn brass wire (70% copper, 30% zinc, nominally), used in historical keyboard instruments and other non-bowed stringed instruments. Lead content < .01%

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Diameters: .008" (0.20mm), .009" (0.23mm), .010" (0.25mm), .011" (0.28mm), .012" (0.30mm), .013" (0.33mm), .014" (0.35mm), .016" (0.40mm), .018" (0.45mm), .020" (0.51mm), .022" (.056mm), .024" (0.61mm), .026" (0,66mm)
For larger diameters, look further down the page.

Tensile Strength: 120,00 PSI minimum (8440 kg/sq cm)

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Yellow Brass Wire
Individual Looped Strings

Sold in Packages of 2. You may specify other lengths, and length of loop plus helix.

Size mm inch Pair Strings Length  Price
00 .20 .008 #1624-08 4'/1.2m $10.00
0 .23 .009 #1624-09 5'/1.5m $10.00
1 .25 .010 #1624-10 5'/1.5m $10.00
2 .28 .011 #1624-11 5'/1.5m $10.00
3 .30 .012 #1624-12 6'/1.8m $10.00
4 .33 .013 #1624-13 6'/1.8m $10.00
5 .35 .014 #1624-14 6'/1.8m $10.00
6 .40 .016 #1624-16 6'/1.8m $10.00
7 .45 .018 #1624-18 7'/2.1m $10.00
8 .50 .020 #1624-20 7'/2.1m $10.00
9 .55 .022 #1624-22 7'/2.1m $10.00
10 .60 .024 #1624-24 7'/2.1m $10.00
11 .65 .026 #1624-26 7'/2.1m $10.00

Yellow Brass Wire
Small and Large Coils

Coils have 4" diameter.

Size mm inch Small Coil Length Price Large Coil Length Price
00 .20 .008 #1623-08 33'/10m $6.50 #1621-08 133'/40m $13.00
0 .23 .009 #1623-09 33'/10m $6.50 #1621-09 133'/40m $13.00
1 .25 .010 #1623-10 33'/10m $6.50 #1621-10 133'/40m $13.00
2 .28 .011 #1623-11 33'/10m $6.50 #1621-11 133'/40m $13.00
3 .30 .012 #1623-12 33'/10m $6.50 #1621-12 133'/40m $13.00
4 .33 .013 #1623-13 33'/10m $6.50 #1621-13 133'/40m $13.00
5 .35 .014 #1623-14 33'/10m $6.50 #1621-14 100'/30m $13.00
6 .40 .016 #1623-16 33'/10m $6.50 #1621-16 100'/30m $13.00
7 .45 .018 #1623-18 25'/7.5m $6.50 #1621-18 83'/25m $13.00
8 .50 .020 #1623-20 25'/7.5m $6.50 #1621-20 83'/25m $13.00
9 .55 .022 #1623-22 20'/6m $6.50 #1621-22 67'/20m $13.00
10 .60 .024 #1623-24 20'/6m $6.50 #1621-24 50'/15m $13.00
11 .65 .026 #1623-26 20'/6m $6.50 #1621-26 50'/15m $13.00

Yellow Brass Wire
Small Spools  and Medium Spools

Spools have 6.5" diameter, 3.5" core, 2" wide.

Size mm inch Sm Spool Length   Price Med Spool Length   Price
00 .20 .008 #1627-08 833'/250m $40.00 #1628-08 1667'/500m $55.00
0 .23 .009 #1627-09 833'/250m $40.00 #1628-09 1667'/500m $55.00
1 .25 .010 #1627-10 833'/250m $40.00 #1628-10 1667'/500m $55.00
2 .28 .011 #1627-11 833'/250m $40.00 #1628-11 1667'/500m $55.00
3 .30 .012 #1627-12 667'/200m $40.00 #1628-12 1333'/400m $55.00
4 .33 .013 #1627-13 667'/200m $40.00 #1628-13 1333'/400m $55.00
5 .35 .014 #1627-14 567'/170m $40.00 #1628-14 1133/340m $55.00
6 .40 .016 #1627-16 500'/150m $40.00 #1628-16 1000/300m $55.00
7 .45 .018 #1627-18 400'/120m $40.00 #1628-18 800'/240m $55.00
8 .50 .020 #1627-20 333'/100m $40.00 #1628-20 667'/200m $55.00
9 .55 .022 #1627-22 266'/80m $40.00 #1628-22 533'/160m $55.00
10 .60 .024 #1627-24 233'/70m $40.00 #1628-24 467'/140m $55.00
11 .65 .026 #1627-26 200'/60m $40.00 #1628-26 400'/120m $55.00

Yellow Brass Wire
Large Spools and Extra Large Spools

Spools have 6.5" diameter, 3.5" core, 2" wide.

Size mm inch Lg Spool Length  Price XLg Spool Length  Price
00 .20 .008 #1629-08 2500'/750m $70.00 #16292-08 5000'/1500m $120.00
0 .23 .009 #1629-09 2500'/750m $70.00 #16292-09 5000'/1500m $120.00
1 .25 .010 #1629-10 2500'/750m $70.00 #16292-10 5000'/1500m $120.00
2 .28 .011 #1629-11 2500'/750m $70.00 #16292-11 5000'/1500m $120.00
3 .30 .012 #1629-12 2000'/600m $70.00 #16292-12 4000'/1200m $120.00
4 .33 .013 #1629-13 2000'/600m $70.00 #16292-13 4000'/1200m $120.00
5 .35 .014 #1629-14 1700'/510m $70.00 #16292-14 3400'/1020m $120.00
6 .40 .016 #1629-16 1500'/450m $70.00 #16292-16 3000'/900m $120.00
7 .45 .018 #1629-18 1200'/340m $70.00 #16292-18 2400'/680m $120.00
8 .50 .020 #1629-20 1000/300m $70.00 #16292-20 2000'/600m $120.00
9 .55 .022 #1629-22 800'/240m $70.00 #16292-22 1600'/480m $120.00
10 .60 .024 #1629-24 700'/210m $70.00 #16292-24 1400'/420m $120.00
11 .65 .026 #1629-26 600'/180m $70.00 #16292-26 1200'/360m $120.00

Large Diameters: .028" (0.70mm), .030" (0.75mm), .032" (0.80mm), .034" (0.85mm), .036" (0.90mm), .038" (0.95mm), .040" (1mm)

Tensile Strength: 120,00 PSI minimum (8440 kg/sq cm)

Yellow Brass Wire - Large Diameters
Individual Looped Strings

Sold in Packages of 2. You may specify other lengths, and length of loop plus helix.

Size mm inch Pair Strings Length  Price
12 .70 .028 #16204-28 7'/2.1m $14.00
13 .75 .030 #16204-30 7'/2.1m $14.00
14 .80 .032 #16204-32 7'/2.1m $14.00
15 .85 .034 #16204-34 7'/2.1m $14.00
16 .90 .036 #16204-36 7'/2.1m $14.00
17 .95 .038 #16204-38 7'/2.1m $14.00
18 1.00 .040 #16204-40 7'/2.1m $14.00

Yellow Brass Wire - Large Diameters
Small and Large Coils

Coils have 4"diameter.

Size mm inch Small Coil Length  Price Large Coil Length  Price
12 .70 .028 #16203-28 13'/4m $7.50 #16201-28 33'/10m $15.00
13 .75 .030 #16203-30 13'/4m $7.50 #16201-30 33'/10m $15.00
14 .80 .032 #16203-32 13'/4m $7.50 #16201-32 33'/10m $15.00
15 .85 .034 #16203-34 13'/4m $7.50 #16201-34 33'/10m $15.00
16 .90 .036 #16203-36 13'/4m $7.50 #16201-36 33'/10m $15.00
17 .95 .038 #16203-38 13'/4m $7.50 #16201-38 33'/10m $15.00
18 1.00 .040 #16203-40 13'/4m $7.50 #16201-40 33'/10m $15.00

Yellow Brass Wire - Large Diameters
Mini Spools and Small spools

Spools have 6.5" diameter, 3.5" core, 2" wide.

Size mm inch Mini Spool Length  Price Small Spool Length  Price
12 .70 .028 #16206-28 100'/30m $37.50 #16207-28 165'/50m $62.50
13 .75 .030 #16206-30 100'/30m $37.50 #16207-30 165'/50m $62.50
14 .80 .032 #16206-32 100'/30m $37.50 #16207-32 165'/50m $62.50
15 .85 .034 #16206-34 100'/30m $37.50 #16207-34 165'/50m $62.50
16 .90 .036 #16206-36 100'/30m $37.50 #16207-36 165'/50m $62.50
17 .95 .038 #16206-38 100'/30m $37.50 #16207-38 165'/50m $62.50
18 1.00 .040 #16206-40 100'/30m $37.70 #16207-40 165'/50m $62.50