The design and manufacture of a metal component involves a multitude of decision points and will be influenced by considerations such as structural performance, weight, lead time, cost and aesthetics. It is understandable, therefore, that thoughts about how precisely that component is going to be manufactured are often left until the design is at a fairly … Read more
PHOSPHOR BRONZE PB2
(BS 1400 1985 PB2)
PB2 is a Phosphor Bronze with a higher Tin content than PB1, which means it has excellent resistance to wear. As a result of these properties, PB2 is an ideal material for the manufacture of components such as gears and heavy sliding or reciprocating loads.
PB2 has good machining properties, high strength and good corrosion resistance to seawater and brine, making it suitable for pump and valve components. PB2 is suitable for bearings having medium to high loads and speeds, and has good resistance to impact loading or pounding.
Chemical Composition – CuSn11P
For detailed Chemical Composition, Typical Mechanical Properties and Comparative Specifications please view the PB2 data sheet.