CW617N Brass

Brass alloys for drinking water applications according European Communities directive

Cw617nDrinking water is our most precious natural resource, our source of life, and thus the basis for our health. For this reason, legislation is placing stricter guidelines on the materials that come into contact  with drinking water worldwide.

The correct selection of suitable materials and products for drinking water systems its therefore extremely important. Technical, economic, hygienic but also health aspects play a large role.

The “Safe Drinking Water Act” deals with the reduction of lead in drinking water in the European Community Countries.

Regarding life safety, Supratherm decelerated to use all inserts considering ROD 80/778/EEC, CW614N(CuZn36Pb3) & CW617N (CuZn40Pb2)  brass inserts.

EUR-Lex

2013/250/EU: Commission Decision of 21 May 2013 establishing the ecological criteria for the award of the EU Ecolabel for sanitary tapware (notified under document C(2013) 2826) Text with EEA relevance       

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Material data sheet CW617N

Cu % Al % As % Fe % Mn % Ni % Pb % Sn % Zn % Others %
57.0-
59.0
max.
0.05
max.
0.30
max.
0.30
1.60-
2.50
max.
0.30
rest max.
0.20

Material data sheet CW614N

Cu % Al % As % Fe % Mn % Ni % Pb % Sn % Zn % Others %
57.0-
59.0
max.
0.05
max.
0.30
max.
0.30
2.50-
3.50
max.
0.30
rest max.
0.20