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Nickel Aluminum Bronze

Nickel aluminum bronzes contain 5 to 11 percent aluminum, as well as additions


of iron and nickel for strength. Increasing the aluminum content of bronze
results in higher strength. These nickel aluminum bronze alloys are used for
bushings, bearings, wear plates, and hydraulic valve components. Nickel
aluminum bronze is available in rod, tube, and plateforms.

Applications for Nickel Aluminum Bronze

The various
types of nickel aluminum bronze alloys are a popular choice for industrial
applications such as landing gear bushings and bearings for the aerospace
industry, propeller hubs, wear rings, and hardware for the marine industry, a
piping for vertical pump columns, firefighting and fire suppression systems, and
seawater lift pumps for the oil and gas industry, hydraulic bushings for earth
moving equipment, as well as many other applications. This is due specifically to
the addition of nickel which improves the corrosion resistance of the already
versatile aluminum bronze alloys. Iron acts as a grain refiner and increases
tensile strength without diminishing its excellent ductility and toughness.

Silicon Aluminum Bronze


Silicon aluminum bronze combines the self-lubricity of the silicon
with the higher mechanical properties of aluminum bronze. It is
sometimes used in place of C63000 nickel aluminum bronze
where specifications permit. C64200 silicon aluminum bronze is
free-machining and has good anti-galling and anti-seizing
properties.

Applications for Silicon Aluminum Bronze


Popular applications for silicon aluminum bronze are landing gear
parts, strut bushings, rock bit bearing bushings, valve guides,
safety belt assemblies, pole line hardware, valve and pump
components, cams, hooks, forged machined components, and
many more. Industries such as aerospace, oil and gas,
automotive, electrical, marine, and others all utilize silicon
aluminum bronze.

Silicon Bronze
Silicon bronze is a low-lead brass alloy that is generally
composed of 96 percent copper. The remainder can be made
from silicon and a variety of other alloys such as manganese,
tin, iron, or zinc. Silicon Bronze is known for its easy pouring
ability, appealing surface finish and superior corrosion
resistant properties, even when submerged in liquids and
chemicals. Silicon Bronze was originally developed for the
chemical industry but later expanded due to its good casting
characteristics.

Silicon Bronze Applications

Silicon bronze offers


added strength in conjunction with the self-lubricity of silicon
for excellent bearing and load properties. This is especially
useful when silicon bronze is used for bearing cages,
raceways and spacers specifically for the aerospace industry.

Silicon Bronze Product Example

sAMS 4616 is a
special high-strength silicon bronze that is easily machined
into ball bearing cage assemblies. The additional iron
content in this in C65620 provides added strength for easy
machine-ability. All material of AMS 4616 is DFARS compliant

Silicon Bronze Product


Selection

C64700 Nickel Silicon


Bronze
CuNi3SiC64700 Nickel Silicon Bronze is a heat treatable Nickel
Silicon Bronze alloy. It has very high mechanical strength, good
wear and corrosion resistance in both marine and industrial
conditions. C64700 Nickel Silicon Bronze is famous for its good
anti-friction properties and is extensively used for plunger tips
for die casting machines connectors, possessing high electrical
and thermal conductivity with very good notch ductility.

Typical Uses for C64700 Nickel Silicon Bronze:


RAILWAY INDUSTRY: valve guides, bearing cagesAEROSPACE
INDUSTRY: short-circuit rings, rotors anti-friction rings, insert
for plastic injection molds

Nickel Silicon Bronze

C64700, 2.0855, NFL 14-701,


CuNi3SiUN3S is a heat treatable Nickel Silicon Bronze alloy.
It has very high mechanical strength, good wear and
corrosion resistance in both marine and industrial
conditions. UN3S Nickel Silicon Bronze is famous for its good
anti-friction properties and is extensively used for plunger
tips for die casting machines connectors, possessing high
electrical and thermal conductivity with very good notch
ductility.

Typical Uses for UN3S Nickel Silicon Bronze

:
RAILWAY INDUSTRY: valve guides, bearing cagesAEROSPACE
INDUSTRY: short-circuit rings, rotors anti-friction rings, insert
for plastic injection molds

Nickel Silver Bronze

Nickel silver bronze are alloys that


contain copper, tin, lead, nickel, and zinc. Nickel silver bronze
has low to moderate strength and good corrosion resistance and
are named for their silvery luster. They are used in the food and
beverage handling equipment, decorative hardware,
electroplated table ware, optical and photographic equipment
and musical instruments.
Nickel Silver Bronze Product Selection
C97600 Nickel Silver Bronze "Dairy Metal"
C97800 Nickel Silver Bronze "25%"

Manganese Bronze

Manganese bronze contains small


additions of manganese, iron, and aluminum, plus lead for
lubricity, anti-seizing, and bonding. Like the aluminum bronzes,
they combine high strength with excellent corrosion resistance.
Manganese bronze bearings can operate at high speeds under
heavy loads, but require high shaft hardness and nonabrasive
operating conditions.The various types of manganese bronze are
a popular choice for the aerospace, fastener, marine, and oil and
gas Industries. Typical applications in these industries include
landing gear parts, strut bushings, screw machine parts,
Manganese
Product
Selection
bearings,
bushings,Bronze
gears, and
lead screw
nuts.

C66800 Manganese Bronze

Typical UsesIndustrial: Gears, Sealing


Rings, Thrust Bearings, Bushings,
Cams, Spindles, Bearings, Idler Pins,
Connecting Rods, Drive Shafts, Valve
Seats, Sleeve Bearings, Piston
HeadsMarine: Pump Parts, Hardware,
High Strength

Phosphor Bronze

Phosphor bronze, or tin bronze, is a


bronze alloy that contains a mixture of copper, tin and
phosphorous.

Qualities of Phosphor Bronze Alloys

Phosphor bronze
alloys are primarily used for electrical products because they
have superb spring qualities, high fatigue resistance, excellent
formability, and high corrosion resistance. The addition of tin
increases the corrosion resistance and strength of the alloy. The
phosphor increases the wear resistance and stiffness of the
alloy.Phosphor bronze C544 is one of the finest bearing alloys the
industry has to offer. Phosphor bronze is available in sheet, strip,
plate, wire, rod and bar.

Other Applications

Other uses include corrosion resistant


bellows, diaphragms, spring washers, bushings, bearings, shafts,
Typical
gears, thrust washers, and valve
parts. Uses for C52400

Phosphor Bronze "10%

C52400 Phosphor Bronze "10% D"

D":INDUSTRIAL: Heavy Bars and


Plates, Fittings, Expansion Plates for
Bridges

Leaded Bronze

The main function of leaded bronze group


of alloys is to improve machinability. They are known for their
resistance towards corrosion and abrasion and their long
service life. Common applications include connectors for wire
and cable, electrical plug type connectors, door knobs, screws
and nuts, bushings for corrosion, rolling mill bearings, and
many more.

Leaded Bronze Product Selection

C66100 Leaded Silicon Bronze

Typical Uses for C66100 Leaded


Silicon Bronze:ELECTRICAL: Contact
Springs, Terminals, Switch Blades,
Contacts, SocketINDUSTRIAL: Pole
Hardware, High Strength Bolts, High
Speed Screw Mahcine Products,
Bushings, Bearings, Oil Refinery
Plumbing TubeMARINE: Marine
Hardware

Aluminum Bronze

Aluminum bronze alloys are used for their


combination of high strength and excellent corrosion and wear
resistance. C95400 aluminum bronze is a popular cast aluminum
bronze with high-strength properties and excellent resistance to
wear and corrosion. Although this alloy is supplied in the cast
condition, it can be heat-treated to enhance its mechanical
properties for more demanding applications.

Applications for

Aluminum

BronzeAluminum bronze alloys are used in marine


hardware, shafts, and pump and valve components for handling
seawater, sour mine waters, non-oxidizing acids, and industrial
process fluids. They are also used in applications such as heavy
duty sleeve bearings and machine tool ways. Aluminum bronze
castings have exceptional corrosion
high strength,
Typical resistance,
Uses for C61000
Aluminum
toughness, and wear resistance.
Not to mention their
good casting
BronzeArchitecture:
Decorative
and welding characteristics. ApplicationsFasteners: BoltsIndustrial:
C61000 Aluminum Bronze

Tie Rods, Welding Wire, Shafts, Pump


Parts, Overlay on Steel for Wearing
Surface

Tin Bronze

Tin's principal function is to strengthen these


bronze alloys. Tin bronze is strong and hard and has very high
ductility. This combination of properties gives them a high loadcarrying capacity, good wear resistance, and the ability to
withstand pounding. The alloys are noted for their corrosion
resistance in seawater and brines. Common industrial
applications include fittings used to 550 F, gears, bushings,
bearings, pump impellers, and many more.

Tin Bronze Product Selection

C90700 Tin Bronze


"SAE

ASTM B505, SAE 65Castings for


bearings, bushings and gears
available in continuous cast bar, tube
and plate. CDA 907 bronze solid
round bars available from
stock.Typical Uses for C90700 Tin
Bronze "SAE 65":INDUSTRIAL:
Bearings, Worm Wheels, Gears,
Bearings for Heavy Loads and
Relatively Low Speeds, Restaurant

Stem Bronze Product Selection


NBM 995 Stem BronzeNBM Metals manufactures a large range of
sizes for NBM 995 Corrosion Resistant Lead Free DZR Bronze at our
foundry in Lorain (Cleveland), Ohio.NBM 995 stem bronze can be
used in iron body valves where dezincification is a problem. NBM 995
stem bronze has superior mechanical properties and a better
machinability rating than CDA 65500 Silicon Bronze, and CDA 69430
Red Silicon Bronze, and C67500/C67600 Manganese Bronze
alloys.NBM 995 stem bronze can also be heat treated to meet the
most demanding applications, where even higher mechanical
properties are required than those stated.NBM 995 stem bronze is
available in a solid bar form, 1/2 inch through 6 inches diameter, and
other sizes and shapes can easily be produced upon request.
Samples of this material are readily available for your testing and
evaluations.NBM Metals has a brand new ultramodern CNC machine
shop capable of supplying finished parts to print, and can produce ,
hold inventories and release material in full accordance with your
production schedule.We look forward to working with you.Typical
Uses for NBM 995 "Stem Bronze":Most widely used in flow control
marine applications where corrosion resistance and high strength is
critical. - Walter Supply Systems - Valve stems/Guides/Seats/Collets -

NBM 995 Stem Bronze

BRONZE ALLOYS
Nickel Aluminum Bronze
Silicon Aluminum Bronze
Silicon Bronze
Nickel Silicon Bronze
Nickel Silver Bronze
Nickel Tin Bronze
Aluminum Bronze
Leaded Bronze
Phosphor Bronze
Manganese Bronze
Tin Bronze
Stem Bronze