Brass can be one of the most difficult metals to correctly identify. It is often confused as copper, and the subtle differences between the two most common brass types, red and yellow, can be tricky. Brass is often used in applications that involve water because it is non-corrosive. Its non-corrosive nature also makes it ideal for some jewelry, statues and musical instruments. The guide below briefly outlines the two major brass categories.If you have brass to recycle, come see us today! Metro Group is the foremost recycler for brass metals.