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C101 Copper (CW004A)

Copper Alloy

C101 Copper Alloy

C101 copper finds common use in a wide variety of engineering applications.

High Ductility

This alloy is typically produced as HDHC (hard drawn, high conductivity) and offers high ductility and impact strength, which makes it a versatile and useful material. With high thermal conductivity C101 is a popular choice for all types of electrical components and conductors.


C101 (CW004A) Copper has high ductility and material strength and also benefits from high conductivity. The copper offers good to high corrosion resistance in most environments and is excellent for soldering.

Typical Applications

Commercial applications for this engineering material include:

  • Connectors
  • Transformers
  • General electronics
  • Busbars
  • Motor components
  • Building fascias
  • Heatsinks
  • Cable strips

We stock C101 in flats, round bar, plate, sheet, wire, round tube, rectangular tube, square tube, hollow bar, square bar and hexagon bar.

Technical Assistance

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.

Additional Info

A technical datasheet for C101 is available in PDF file format. To view and download, please click here.

We offer in-house processing options - for more information, please refer to our processing services.

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