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Product Selection Guide

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Stamping Spot Solder Bending Riveting Heat Resistant (°F) Performance
Metal Description Applications Features Blanking Drawing Welding Braze Forming Seaming Continuous Duty Salt Air Outdoor Indoor
Chrome steel
(A, B, & C grades)
Chrome-plated steel, heavy nickel undercoat and/or copper and nickel undercoats  Light fixtures, large appliance trim, auto parts, heat reflectors, novelties Rigid, smooth, lustrous, heat-resisting, non-tarnishing, fabricable E G E F E E 500 P P E
Chrome brass Chromium plated to nickel-plated brass Switchplates, lock hardware, hardware Rustproof, non-tarnishing, durable, easily worked, tempered to suit application E E P G E E 500 G F E
Chrome copper Chromium plated to nickel-plated copper Plumbing fixtures Rustproof, non-tarnishing, free from season cracking, pliable, corrosion resistant E E P G E E 500 F F E
Nickel Steel
(A, B, & C grades)
Nickel-plated steel, formable deposits of nickel and/or nickel over copper steel Furniture trim, brush ferrules, major appliances Rigid, smooth, lustrous, heat resisting E G E G E E 350 P P E
Nickel brass Nickel plated to brass Trophies, placques, lock hardware Rustproof, durable, easily worked, tempered to suit application E E P G E E 350 F P E
Nickel copper Nickel plated to copper Trophies, placques Rustproof, durable, easily worked E E P G E E 350 F P E
Brass steel
(premium, custom & standard grades)
Brass plated to steel with Bakekote® protection Vent grills, fireplace trim, switchplates, clocks Rigid, smooth, lustrous, substitute for solid brass E G F P E E 3501 F P E
Polished brass & brass alloy material Polished lustrous bright or satin with Bakekote® protection Hardware, nameplates, picture frames Rustproof, durable, easily worked E G P P E E 3501 G F-G E
Copper steel
(A, B & C grades)
Copper plated to steel with Bakekote® protection Battery caps, auto parts, casket trim Rigid, smooth, lustrous, substitute for solid copper E G G P E E 150 F P E
Polished copper Polished lustrous bright or satin with Bakekote® protection Fireplace trim, casket trim Rustproof, durable, easily worked E G P P E E 150 G P E
Kote-Alume® Aluminum with a baked epoxy resin finish; clear or simulated yellow or red brass Sand urns, nameplates, mirrors Lightweight, rustproof, highly corrosion resistant, workable E F P E E E 150 G-E P E
Laminol® Steel Plastic film laminated to electro galvanized steel, hot-dipped galvanized steel, stainless steel, and cold-rolled steel Refrigerators, mobile homes, cabinets High strength, abrasion and chemically resistant, readily formable, low cost material, variety of prints, colors and features E G-E P-F3 P E E 150 E G-E E
Fluorex® Laminate Fluorocarbon film laminated to aluminum or stainless Automotive trim Lightweight (aluminum), abrasion resistant, readily formable material, variety of colors and gloss levels available E F-G P or Not Recommended P or Not Recommended E E 150 E E E
Fluorinol® Coated fluorocarbon system on aluminum  Automotive trim Lightweight, abrasion and chemically resistant, readily formable material, variety of colors and gloss levels available E G P or Not Recommended P or Not Recommended E E 150 E E E
Kotenol® Endless variety of coated opaque colors, finishes, and applications. May also be polished lustrous bright or satin with Bakekote® antifingerprint protection Buildings, awards, hardware, appliances, cabinets and enclosures Corrosion resistant, durable, easily worked. Wide range of performance specifications available to suit application. Discuss with your ANCO Representative G-E G-E1 F-G2 P-G3 G-E E 5501 F-E P-E E

1 - With special coatings
2 - Conductive and weldable coatings are available
3 - Requires laminate/coating removal and dependent on base metal
E - Excellent
G - Good
F - Fair
P - Poor

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