Brass, Steel and Wheel Blanks

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We can supply some sizes of steel and brass it is best to let us know your requirements as we may have an alternative if they are not listed below.

Steel Bar

We have obtained a special hardenable steel which is close to the properties of old long case pinions. Having used this for some years now we are confident to recommend it. The following sizes are available as round bar.

Ref SO11 SO13 SO15 SO16 SO18
Size in mm 6.0 8.0 10.0 12.7 19.0
Approx size in inches 1/4 5/16 3/8 1/2 3/4
Price per 30 cms length 1.40 1.50 3.00 3.20 4.40
Price per 60 cms length 2.80 3.00 6.00 6.40 8.80
Price per 90 cms length 4.20 4.50 9.00 9.60 13.20

We can also supply flat carbon steel   for making levers and pallets. 3.00 per 30 cms (1 foot )

 

Brass Sheet CZ120

Brass sheet of engraving quality (CZ120) can be supplied in sizes to fit your requirements up to 2 feet by 4 feet.

 Please note that prices may vary due to the metal market. Thickness may vary due to the fact that it is more common to obtain sheet in metric sizes these days.

Ref SO21 SO22 SO23 SO24 SO25 SO26 SO27 SO28
Thickness in gauge size 22 20 18 16 14 1/8 3/16 1/4
Thickness in mm 0.71 0.91 1.20 1.50 2.00 3.25 4.87 6.40
Thickness in inches 0.028 0.36 0.48 0.064 0.080 0.128 0.192 0.252
Price per 25 square mm. (1sq inch) 0.11 0.11 0.13 0.14 0.22 0.34 0.42 0.68

These prices are subject to a cutting charge for small pieces.

Most clock dials are made from 1/16 inch or 16 gauge.

 

Brass Round Bar (CZ121)

Ref.              
Approximate Size in inches 1/8 3/16 1/14 5/16 3/8 7/16 1/2
Approximate size in mm 3.17 4.76 6.35 7.93 9.52 11.11 12.70
Price per 30mm (1 foot) enquire              

Square brass bar 1/4 inch sq. Price per 30cms. 1.50

Brass tube sometimes available.

 

Brass wheel blanks

Available in engraving brass ( CZ120 ) This is very good for clock wheels and turns and mills very well and is kind on the cutter. Soft and ordinary commercial brass is difficult to turn and mill cleanly. Wheel blanks have a hole in the center of either 4 or 5 mm.


Approximate diam  in mm and inches Thickness in Gauge sizes and mm.
22G   0.71mm 20G   0.91mm 18G   1.2mm 16G   1.62mm 14G   2.03mm 10G   3.00mm 6G   4.8mm 1/4"   6.3mm
19mm or    3/4"             N/A N/A
25mm or    1"             N/A N/A
31mm or    1 1/4"                
38mm or    1 1/2"                
44mm or    1 3/4"                
50mm or     2" N/A N/A            
57mm or     2 1/4" N/A N/A N/A          
63mm or     2 1/2" N/A N/A N/A          
69mm or    2 3/4" N/A N/A N/A          
75mm or     3" N/A N/A N/A          

N/A = not available.


Other sizes can be made to order.

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