The ability to accurately reverse engineer existing castings is essential to any modern foundry. Reverse engineering could be required for a variety of reasons ranging from replication of an old casting where original patterns have been lost to improving mechanical performance or learning from an existing design to replicate or improve it. Whatever the reason, … Read more
Phosphor bronzes have phosphor added to the alloy to improve strength and hardness. Phosphor bronze PB1 (BS 1400 1985 PB1) is a copper based alloy containing 10-12% tin. This alloy combines high mechanical strength with good ductility, corrosion resistance and wear resistance. It also offers a good resistance to shock loading. PB1 can be soldered and brazed and is traditionally used in heavy load applications run at high speeds. It is suitable pump and valve components, flanges, etc.
Chemical Composition – CuSn10P
For detailed chemical composition, typical mechanical properties and comparative specifications please view the PB1 data sheet by filling out the form below.
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