Silver bearing copper (CW013A) is renowned for its remarkable strength and durability and is favoured for a wide range of applications across various industries. By incorporating silver into copper, the mechanical properties are enhanced making the alloy harder and more resistant to softening.

One of the main advantages of silver bearing copper is its versatility. CW013A is suitable for a broad range of manufacturing processes. The adaptability of this alloy allows it to be easily shaped, bent, machined, or soldered, meeting the specific requirements of your application. Whether you need intricate electrical components or sturdy structural elements, CW013A offers the flexibility to fulfil your design needs.

Prestige Metals Supplies stocks this high-quality material in grades CW011A, CW012A and CW013A that can be easily fabricated into various forms to meet your specific requirements. We supply silver bearing copper sheet as well as round, hexagonal and flat bar forms. 

silver bearing copper

Key Features of Silver Bearing Copper 

As a variation of ETP copper, this copper alloy has exceptional features that make it a popular choice for engineers and manufacturers. Some of the key features include:

  • Remarkable mechanical strength and durability
  • Superior electrical conductivity 
  • High heat resistance
  • Excellent corrosion resistance
  • Improved resistance to softening
  • Enhanced thermal conductivity

Properties of Silver Bearing Copper 

Silver bearing copper is an exceptional alloy known for its unique combination of properties, making it a highly sought-after material in various industries. The blend combines the strength and durability of copper with the enhanced electrical conductivity achieved by adding silver.

The result is a material with remarkable tensile strength, corrosion resistance and resistance to wear and deformation. The outstanding electrical conductivity of this copper alloy provides efficient energy transfer and minimal power loss making it ideal for applications where low wear resistance and high current-carrying capacity are essential.

CW013A is an incredibly versatile and adaptable material that can be easily fabricated into different forms catering to a wide range of manufacturing processes. Its ability to withstand demanding conditions and deliver optimal performance makes it the material of choice for applications from electronic and electrical processes to heat exchange systems and industrial machinery.

Silver Bearing Copper Suppliers

Prestige Metal Supplies are dedicated to supplying only the highest quality metal products which is why we source our silver bearing copper from premium American and European manufacturers. For more information about our stock or our in-house value-added services, contact our helpful team of experts today.

CW013A is extensively used across multiple industries and applications due to its exceptional properties. Here are a few examples of how this remarkable alloy can be used:

  • Industrial DC motors
  • Hydro and nuclear generators
  • Electrical motor parts
  • Trolley wires
  • Cable strips
  • Vacuum interrupters
  • Conductors and busbars
  • Commutators
  • Stator windings

Cu-Ag-2 – Copper 99.9% min | Silver 0.03-0.05%

Cu-Ag-3 – Copper 99.9% min | Silver 0.06-0.08%

Cu-Ag-4 – Copper 99.9% min | Silver 0.08-0.012%