BRASS TECHNICS SYSTEMS purchases brass bars exclusively from leading producers which can guarantee the traceability of raw materials. BRASS TECHNICS SYSTEMS, thanks to its well-established connections with the North American market, has been developing specific solutions for the production of copper alloys with low lead content for a long time.
In compliance with the DODD FRANK WALL STREET REFORM ACT, BRASS TECHNICS SYSTEMS is able to guarantee that the brass bars used in its plants are free from Conflict Minerals originating from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, Burundi, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
According to European regulation EC 1935/2004 on food and beverage contact, BTS has implemented an internal traceability system that enables the tracking of brass bars used for each specific production and related test reports.
A test report in compliance with UNI EN ISO 10204 2.2 is always attached to brass bars purchased. Upon request, any proof test or metallographic analysis can be performed using specialized labs.
To provide a general overview, here is a list of alloys usually used by our Company: