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70/30 Cartridge Brass

The composition of 70/30 cartridge brass is copper and zinc and S & D Non-Ferrous’ selection of 70/30 brass is kept in grade CW505L, the most common variant of cartridge brass. This form of cartridge brass is primarily available and purchased in sheet formation.

CW505L 70/30 cartridge brass is a copper alloy, further categorised as a brass, with the highest ductility out of all the brasses, great strength and impressive corrosion resistance in a number of applications, ideal for use in the automotive, electrical and plumbing industries.

We like to be sure our customer’s only purchase the highest-quality of 70/30 cartridge brass from us, therefore we source our 70/30 and all other metals from UK or European producers that meet and exceed industry standards.

To discover more about our high-calibre 70/30 cartridge brass or any of our product lines, you can contact us today on 0121 525 5500 and a member of our knowledgeable staff will be willing help.

Services available for our 70/30 Cartridge Brass stock

Free Cutting
Coating
Custom Lengths
Fast Turnaround
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Uses of 70/30 Cartridge Brass:

  • Thermostats
  • Radiators
  • Costume Jewellery
  • Fireplace Screens
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Pumps and Cylinders
  • Bathroom Fittings & Fixtures
  • Ammunition

Industries That Use 70/30 Cartridge Brass:

  • Plumbing
  • Automotive
  • Electrical
  • Architecture
  • Builders Hardware
  • Industrial
  • Ordinance

70/30 Cartridge Brass Weight Table

CW505L

CZ106

C26000

CuZn30

Copper

68.5-71.5%

Lead

0.05% max

Iron

0.05% max

Zinc

Rem

Others

0.30% max

Melting Point

965°C

Density

8.55 g/cm³

Specific Heat

380 J/Kg°K

Thermal conductivity (RT)

121 W/m°K

Thermal expansion coefficient (20-200°C)

19 x 10-6/ °C

Electrical conductivity

28 % IACS

Electrical Resistivity

0.062 ohm mm2/m

Hot Working Temperature Range

750-870°C

Hot Formability

Fair

Cold Formability

Excellent

Cold Reduction Between Anneals

90%

Machinability rating (free cutting brass = 100)

30 %

Annealing Temp. Range

450-680°C

Stress Relieving Temp. Range

250-350°C

Soldering

Excellent

Brazing

Excellent

Oxy-acetylene welding

Good

Gas-shielded arc welding

Fair

Resistance welding: Spot and Seam

Fair

Butt

Good

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To discuss your requirements call S&D Non-Ferrous Stockholders today on 0121 525 5500

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Why Choose Us?

  • Established for over 30 years
  • Extensive stock range of copper, brass and bronze
  • Same day / next day delivery on stock products
  • No job too big or too small
  • We tailor to your requirements
  • Able to source even unusual requirements

S&D Non-Ferrous Stockholders Ltd

Roebuck Street

West Bromwich

West Midlands

B70 6RB

Tel: 0121 525 5500

Fax: 0121 525 3803

Email: sales@sdnonferrous.co.uk

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