NS104 is the standard grade of nickel silver for general purpose applications. Primarily a sheet grade, NS 104 contains 12% nickel and is utilised where the additional strength of half hard temper material imparts rigidity and spring properties. The presence of nickel provides corrosion and tarnish resistance to levels well in excess of normal brasses. Material of this temper is still cold workable and readily fabricated by bending, punching, stamping etc. NS104 is soldered and silver brazed without difficulty and is widely used for electrical and electronic components as well as for general engineering and aesthetic purposes.

Related Specifications of NS104

  • CW403J
  • CuNi12Zn24

Nominal Composition of NS104

Cu 63.0%, Ni 12.0%, Mn 0.2%, Zn rem

Key Features of NS104

  • Good corrosion resistance
  • Good strength levels
  • Good cold working characteristics
  • High tarnish resistance

Applications of NS104

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 NS104

With decades of experience and a huge range of stock, Columbia Metals is an industry leader in the supply of NS104 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 52­0 23­0 20 13­0H­V
NS­10­4 NS­10­4 C7­57­00 CW­40­3J 53­0 32­0 30 14­0H­V
NS­10­6 NS­10­6 C7­52­00 CW­40­9J UZ-22 N1­8 39­0 12­0 45 80­HV
SI­LV­ER­SP­EE­D-XL 56­0 45­0 20 18­5H­V