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CZ120 (CW612N) Brass AlloyCZ120 (CW612N) Engraving Brass Alloy

CZ120 is commonly known as an engraving brass which is primarily available in sheet form.

The alloy has excellent free-cutting properties by virtue of a 2% addition in lead content. With a good combination of strength and corrosion resistance, this alpha beta brass also has good hot formability. This alloy however, is not suitable for acid etched work due to its duplex phase structure.

Key Features:

CZ120 offers good corrosion resistance with free cutting characteristics. The alloy promotes excellent hot formability with excellent machining qualities.

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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.



Download CZ120 (CW612N) Brass Alloy Datasheet

Typical Applications:

  • Nameplates
  • Valves
  • Gears
  • Fasteners
  • Signs
  • Decorative metalwork


We offer CZ120 brass alloy in sheet form. Our in-house processing services enable us to guillotine your brass sheets to your exact size requirements.

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