NS106 is a copper alloy containing nickel and zinc that offers a combination of an attractive silvery white colour with high resistance to wear, corrosion and tarnish. NS 106, with an 18% nickel content, is one of the most popular of the nickel silver alloys and is the traditional base metal for plated silverware.

Related Specifications of NS106

  • CW409J
  • C75200

Nominal Composition of NS106

Cu 63.0%, Ni 18.0%, Mn 0.3%, Zn rem

Key Features of NS106

  • Excellent corrosion & tarnish resistance
  • Durable and wear resistant
  • High ductility / easily formable
  • Attractive colour
  • Excellent tonal properties

Applications of NS106

General | Architectural metalwork, panels and trim; holloware, musical instruments, medals and medallions; costume jewellery, nameplates, cosmetic cases, lamp caps, lighting fittings, platters, bowls, dials, relay and contact springs; medical, industrial and scientific instrument components

Columbia Metals - a leading supplier of NS106

With decades of experience and a huge range of stock, Columbia Metals is an industry leader in the supply of NS106 and other high quality specialist engineering alloys.

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  Related Specifications Mechanical Properties
Alloy Name BS UNS BS EN Others Ultimate Tensile Strength N/mm² Minimum Yield Strength N/mm² Elongation % Hardness HB  
NS­10­1 NS­10­1 CW­40­2J
NS­10­4 NS­10­4 C7­57­00 CW­40­3J
NS­10­6 NS­10­6 C7­52­00 CW­40­9J UZ-22 N1­8