CZ120 (CW608N)


CZ120 (CW608N)

CZ120 (CW608N), also known as engraving brass, is a classic leaded machining alloy primarily available in sheet form. It is an alpha beta brass with a 2% lead addition that gives the alloy its free-cutting properties.

Traditionally used for machine-engraved nameplates and signs, CZ120 (CW608N) also offers a good combination of strength, corrosion resistance and hot formability. The duplex phase structure, however, means this alloy is not suitable for acid-etched work.

Related Specifications of CZ120 (CW608N)

  • C37700
  • CW608N
  • BS2870
  • 2.0380
  • NF A51-101
  • CuZn38Pb2

Nominal Composition of CZ120 (CW608N)

Cu 59%, Zn 38%, Pb 2%

Key Features of CZ120 (CW608N)

  • Free-cutting characteristics
  • Good corrosion resistance
  • Excellent hot formability

Applications of CZ120 (CW608N)

Decorative & architectural | Signs, nameplates, door furniture, window fittings, valve and valve parts, decorative metalwork, clock and instrument casings, gears, cams and fasteners

Columbia Metals – a leading supplier of CZ120 (CW608N)

With decades of experience and a huge range of stock, Columbia Metals is an industry leader in the supply of CZ120 (CW608N) and other high quality specialist engineering alloys.

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