CZ101 (CW501L)


CZ101 (CW501L)

CZ101 (CW501L) is a brass alloy containing approximately 90% copper and 10% zinc. It is primarily supplied as a sheet grade and is classed as a gilding metal. The alloy offers excellent cold working properties and is generally not susceptible to dezincification or stress corrosion.

Due to its formability and its attractive rich golden colour, CZ101 (CW501L) is widely used for architectural and decorative applications. It is also readily brazed and enamelled.

Related Specifications of CZ101 (CW501L)

  • C22000
  • CW501L
  • BS2870
  • 2.0230
  • NF A51-101
  • CuZn10

Nominal Composition of CZ101 (CW501L)

Cu 90%, Zn 10%

Key Features of CZ101 (CW501L)

  • Excellent cold formability
  • High resistance to stress corrosion and dezincification

Applications of CZ101 (CW501L)

Offshore & marine | Hardware, rivets and screws, wire gauzes and slide / zip fasteners

Architectural | Showcase and window fittings, decorative metalwork, roofing panels, grillwork, weatherstrip, cold-formed angles and channels, ornamental pressing and trim

Decorative | Cosmetic compacts and cases, costume jewellery, emblems, medallions and other items requiring vitreous enamelling

Case Study

CZ101: Chelsea Flower Show

Columbia Metals – a leading supplier of CZ101 (CW501L)

With decades of experience and a huge range of stock, Columbia Metals is an industry leader in the supply of CZ101 (CW501L) and other high quality specialist engineering alloys.

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