CW505L (CZ106) Sheet

An alpha brass alloy often referred to as a cartridge brass, with less than 37% zinc.

The CW505L/CZ106 is an alpha brass sometimes referred to as cartridge brass, with an approximate zinc content of 30% with the balance of the composition being copper.

CW505L/CZ106 exhibits an excellent combination of strength and ductility for the alpha phase brasses. This grade is used for its outstanding deep drawing properties and excellent cold workability.

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Range

Sheet SizeSize Range
2m x 1m0.45mm - 2.0mm
4' x 2'24 swg - 18swg
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Related Specifications

CZ106/CW505L corresponds to the following designation but may not be a direct equivalent:

  • CuZN30

Properties

Chemical Composition

Applications

  • Heat exchanger tubes
  • Chains & fastenings
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Chemical processing components
  • Deep drawn or spun components
  • General industrial pressings

Characteristics

  • Superb cold forming properties
  • Excellent deep drawing characteristics
  • Good corrosion resistance
  • Optimum combination of strength and ductility for alpha brasses
  • Good weldability

Additional Information

Cold Working

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