CW402J is a 10% nickel-containing alloy, sometimes described as nickel brass. It is the most commonly used grade of nickel silver rod. It is readily formed into complex shapes by hot stamping and also offers a good machinability. It has good corrosion and tarnish resistance and is frequently specified for many architectural applications where best use is made of its pleasing silvery gold colour and resistance to atmospheric corrosion.
Related Specifications of CW402J
Nominal Composition of CW402J
Cu 45.0%, Ni 10.0%, Pb 2.0%, Zn rem
Key Features of CW402J
- Good corrosion resistance
- Good strength and ductility
- Very good machining and hot stamping characteristics
- High tarnish resistance
- Attractive silvery gold colouration
Applications of CW402J
General | Medical, industrial and scientific instrument components; electronic and electrical pins and connectors; switchgear components; musical instrument valves and fittings
Columbia Metals – a leading supplier of CW402J
With decades of experience and a huge range of stock, Columbia Metals is an industry leader in the supply of CW402J and other high quality specialist engineering alloys.
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