Metal Sheets Ltd are brass sheet metal suppliers to all sectors of industry, including interior design, education, jewellery making, craft-work and general public. We also manufacture brass table tops, brass counter tops, brass clad kitchen units, brass clad planters, brass design features, brass signs and plaques.
We stock brass sheet in thickness’ 0.3mm, 0.4mm, 0.5mm, 0.7mm, 0.9mm, 1.2mm, 1.5mm, 2.0mm and 3.0mm
Samples of our brass sheet metal are available usually free of charge to designers, architects and businesses.
We sell part sheets, full sheets and cut to size. A selection of pre-cut sizes are available in our Online Store. Our brass sheets can be supplied in various finishes including patina aged, patina bronzed, distressed, mirror polished, dull polished brushed and satin.
Our latest product is authentic hammered brass sheet, hand beaten by skilled copper smiths.
Other services we offer are CNC shape cutting, spinning, fabrication and welding of brass sheet.
The sheets below are what we use ourselves.
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|Product||Finish||Thickness mm||Max Sheet Size mm|
|Natrural (CZ108)||Semi Bright||0.3*, 0.4*, 0.5, 0.7, 0.9, 1.2, 1.5, 2.0, 3.0||2000 x 1000, *(2000 x 600)|
|Natrural (CZ108)||Semi Bright||1.2||2438 x 1219, 3000 x 1000|
|Mirror (CZ108)||Bright Polished||0.5, 0.9, 1.2, 1.5*||2000 x 1000, *3000x 1000|
|Brushed CZ108)||Dull Polish||All thickness’ to order||Sizes above|
|Distressed (CZ108)||Aged / Bronzed||All thickeness’ to order||Sizes above|
|Hammered Beaten (CZ106)||Mirror||0.7mm||2000 x 1000|
|Engraving (CZ120)||Natural||1.5mm||2000 x 600|
|Soft (CZ106)||Natural||0.9mm, 1.2mm||2000 x 1000|
Aged Hand Beaten Mirror Bronzed Natural
MetalSheets supplied Mirror Polished Brass sheet to Black Island Studios, London, for the film shoot for the Cheryl Cole L’Oreal Elvive Elnett television advert. Brasses are primarily alloys of copper and zinc, the percentage of zinc in the alloy is what produces the different grades and appearances. Each grade of brass has unique properties.
Metalsheets stocks primarily traditional yellow brass, it is a popular general purpose brass though we supply other grades to order.
Yellow Brass is a high purity cold forming brass, its composition is 63% copper and 37% zinc.
Below is General information on a selection of brasses based on copper to zinc ratio:
- Guilding Metal:
- (90% Cu + 10% Zn), CZ101, Bronze Gold colour, typically used for Architectural Features, Ornamental Trim, Jewellery, Vitreous Enamel Base, Badges.
- Guilding Metal:
- (85% Cu + 15% Zn), CZ102, Tan Gold colour, Red Brass, typically used for Architectural Applications.
- (80% Cu + 20% Zn), CZ103, Golden Colour, typically used for Decorative Trim.
- Cartridge Brass:
- (70% Cu + 30% Zn), CZ106, Green Gold colour, Highly ductile, good cold forming properties.
- Common Brass:
- (63% Cu + 37% Zn), CZ 108, Yellow colour, General Purpose Brass
- Engraving Brass:
- Guilding Metal:
(59% Cu + 39% Zn + 2% PB), CZ120, Brass Plaque colour, Contains a little lead for easy machining.
Brass is characterised by its versatile properties which are modified by changing the ratios of copper and zinc and by adding other elements such as tin and aluminum.
Changing the alloy compositions affects: machinability, cold working properties, brazing properties, ductility, plateability, corrosion resistance, mechanical properties, impact resistance and colour.
CZ108 cross references are: UNS – C27200, ISO – CuZn37, EN – CW508L