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CZ122 (CW617N) Brass AlloyCZ122 (CW617N) Stamping Brass Alloy

CZ122 is classed as a stamping brass with excellent hot forming properties and high machinability.

With these characteristics, this particular alloy is used extensively in the production of more complex hot pressed components. The material is mainly supplied as bar for forging stock although it is also free machining - the sheet equivalent of CZ122 is CZ120.

Key Features:

CZ122 offers a high machinability rating with excellent hot forming properties. The alloy also displays good corrosion resistance.

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.



Download CZ122 (CW617N) Brass Alloy Datasheet

Typical Applications:

  • Automotive components
  • Precision machined components
  • Hot forged and pressed components
  • Valve parts
  • Architectural hardware
  • Speciality fasteners


We offer CZ122 brass alloy in bar form. We have thirty power saws available throughout the Smiths Group including a fully automated magazine feed CNC rod blanking line.

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