The NS101 stocked by Columbia Metals Ltd is a 10% nickel-containing alloy, occasionally described as nickel brass. It is the most universally used grade of nickel silver rod. It is easily formed into intricate shapes by hot stamping and also provides good machinability.
NS101 has excellent tarnish and corrosion resistance, and is often listed for various architectural applications where its appealing silvery gold color and resistance to atmospheric corrosion are well utilized.
Related Specifications of NS101
Nominal Composition of NS101
Cu 45.0%, Ni 10.0%, Pb 2.0%, and Zn rem
Main Features of NS101
- High level of tarnish resistance
- Good ductility and strength
- Good corrosion resistance
- Attractive silvery gold coloration
- Excellent machining and hot-stamping characteristics
Applications of NS101
General—medical, scientific, and industrial instrument parts; switchgear components; electronic and electrical pins and connectors; and musical instrument valves and fittings.
Columbia Metals—a Leading Supplier of NS101
With almost 60 years of experience and a wide variety of stock, Columbia Metals is an industry leader in the supply of NS101 and other good quality specialist engineering alloys.
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