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Copper Alloys

United Western Enterprises works with several copper alloys. Each alloy has its ownadvantage.

Copper typically comes in three major alloys:

arrow  Copper 101 is 99.99% pure copper.

arrow  Copper 102 is 99.95% pure copper.

arrow  Copper 110 is 99% pure copper.

arrow  Phosphor Bronze is stronger than pure copper and is used in spring applications.

arrow  Brass

arrow  Nickel Silver: Despite the name “Nickel Silver”, also referred to as “German Silver”, has no silver in its alloy. It is a nickel copper alloy that has the luster of nickel plating but without the cost. It has good solder ability and is often used for RF shielding that needs to be soldered onto a circuit board.