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  1. Copper Alloy Tubing

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    Olin Brass business unit Fineweld® Tube is among the world’s leading manufacturers of copper alloy tubing for a diversity of markets, including power utility, desalination, air conditioning and refrigeration, architectural hardware, healthcare equipment and furnishings, hospitality and plumbing products.

    Our products include high-frequency, induced current, and welded copper alloy tubing made from flat-rolled strip supplied exclusively by the Olin Brass mill in East Alton, IL. We specialize in copper-nickel alloys ideal for heat transfer applications and applications demanding superior surface quality. Additionally, Fineweld® Tube is the only fully integrated supplier of EPA-registered antimicrobial tube products in North America.

    For more information, including a complete list of alloys and products specifications, please visit Fineweld Tube on our website.

  2. Stamped Metal Parts

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    Metal stamping and product fabrication have been a mainstay of the Olin Brass legacy for over 80 years. We currently fabricate parts and components from over 40 different copper-based alloys, as well as stainless steels, aluminum alloys, carbon steels and clad materials.

    These products include parts for countless uses in numerous markets, including demanding automotive applications, surface critical decorative plumbing fixtures, ammunition, power distribution, and electronic components. With decades of successful experience and a stamping facility immediately adjacent to the Olin Brass Mill in East Alton, Illinois, we are uniquely capable to be your “single source” for cost-effective, high quality fabricated products for every need.

  3. Copper Strip

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    The foundation of Olin Brass’ business lies in our East Alton, Illinois brass mill and the copper alloys that are produced there – up to a million pounds of finished coiled product per day.

    Our portfolio includes rolled sheet and strip products made from some 60 distinct copper alloys, including high coppers, brasses, nickel silvers and other high performance copper alloys. In addition to standard gauges and configurations, we routinely work with individual customers to produce materials that meet their exact specifications.

    For more information, including a complete list of alloys and products specifications, please visit the Mill Products section of our website.

  4. Copper Foil

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    Olin Brass manufactures many types of rolled and surface treated copper and copper alloy foils at its Somers Thin Strip facility, including specialty high-performance copper foils in a wide range of thicknesses and surface treatments. All are custom crafted to meet the precise individual requirements of domestic and international customers in the micro-electronics, energy, medical and other industries.

    Features and Characteristics

    • Rolled (RA) copper foils, 10 – 400+ µm thick and up to 920 mm wide
    • Multiple copper alloys with different strengths, conductivities and other properties
    • Electrodeposited (ED) copper foils on a releasable copper carrier, 1- 5 µm thick
    • Different types of low and high profile protective and/or bond-enhancing surface treatments, with optional nickel plating
    • Exceptional control of properties, dimensions, surface and shape
    • Tailor-made to meet very specific customer needs.
    • Supplied worldwide in rolls or sheets, with superior quality and service