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CZ101 Brass CW501L

Gilding Brass Alloy

CZ101 Gilding Brass Alloy

CZ101 is a popular sheet product for architectural, decorative and craft applications.

Product Info

With approximately 90% copper and 10% zinc, CZ101 (CW501L) offers excellent cold working and formability characteristics; for this reason, the product generally supplied in sheet form. The alloys striking golden coloured appearance makes this product popular in craft and architectural applications. CZ101 (CW501L) is easy to engrave, braze, solder or enamel. The alloy offers high resilience to dezincification and stress corrosion.

Typical Applications

Commercial applications for this engineering material include:

  • Naval hardware
  • Propeller shafts
  • Missile components
  • Plumbing hardware
  • Pressure vessels

We stock CZ101 / CW501L Gilding Brass in round bar, plate, sheet, strip, wire, round tube, rectangular tube, square tube and square 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 CZ101 / CW501L Gilding Brass 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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