We are a world-class supplier of engineering raw materials. Our objective is to provide all our customers, from the small machine shop to the large multi-national corporation, a supply path that continuously delivers the highest levels of service, quality and value.
We stock a range of brass wire products which are available for immediate supply on an ex stock basis. We supply wire in flat, round and square sections and in a range of tempers to suit our customer's particular requirements.
Brass wire offers improved corrosion resistance and lower electrical conductivity. Excellent ductility is another performance characteristic due to the alloys high copper content while increased cold working capabilities is due to the materials zinc content. Brass wire is also known as high purity cold-forming brass. The material is often used in the production of springs once work hardened.
Typical applications for brass wire include electrical connectors, springs, jewellery, mechanical fasteners, scientific components and instrumentation and rivets. Industrial sectors who benefit from using this product include aerospace, automotive, shipbuilding and electrical engineering.
Brass wire is an ideal product for use in brushes to clean extruded parts. The alloy is softer when compared to steel and stainless steel wire and will not scratch harder metals. As a non-sparking, non-magnetic material, brass is safe to use in hazardous working environments and is also suitable for use in elevated operating temperatures (up to 300°F).
We stock Brass Wire in a variety of grades.
Our knowledgeable staff and resident metallurgists will be pleased to assist you further on any technical topic. Smiths Metal Centres Limited also boasts an in-house UKAS Accredited Testing Laboratory which is unique within the multi-metal and plastic stockholding sector. We believe this underlines our total commitment to quality and our ethos of being the complete service provider.
We offer in-house processing options - for more information, please refer to our processing services.
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