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Alloy

Incorporating

CuZn10

Material Designation Chemical Composition Typical Application

EN CuZn10 Cu (wt.%) 90 - Jewellery and metal goods


UNS C22000 Zn (wt.%) Balance - Components for the electronic
EUR CW501L industry
- Contacts and connectors

Physical Properties Fabrication Properties Corrosion Resistance

Electrical 25.0 MS/m Good resistance to


Machining Poor
Conductivity * 43.1 % IACS - Fresh Water
Thermal - Neutral/alkaline saline solutions
184 W/(m-K) Cold Working Good
Conductivity - Organic compounds
Thermal -6 - Land, sea & industrial
18.2 10 /K Electroplating Excellent
Expansion atmospheres

Density 8,80 g/cm³ Soft Soldering Excellent


Not resistant to
- Acids
Elastic Modulus 124 GPa Hot-Dip Tinning Excellent
- Hydrous sulphur compounds
Resistance - Hydrous ammonia in the non
Good
Welding stress relieved condition
* In Soft Condition Gas Shield Good
Arch Welding

Mechanical Properties

Temper R240 R280 R350

≥ 350
Tensile Strength Rm MPa 240 – 290 280 – 360
Yield Strength Rp0.2 MPa ≤ 140 ≥ 200 ≥ 290
Elongation A50 mm % ≥ 36 ≥ 13 ≥4
Hardness HV 50 – 80 80 – 110 110
Bendability 90˚
Good Way / Bad Way 0/0 0/0 0 / 0.5
Relative Bending Radius r/t **
** Strip Thickness t ≤ 0.5 mm

Special Characteristics
The most commonly used gilding metal ‘90/10’ Brass is widely used in the Jewellery and badge-making industries. It
has an attractive golden colour and is the most corrosive resistant of all the gilding metals.

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