C95400 Product description: Aluminum bronze

Chemical CompositionCopper: 88.0 – 91.0%, Aluminum: 9.0 – 11.0%, Iron: 3.0 – 5.0%
Mechanical PropertiesTensile Strength: 655 MPa, Yield Strength: 310 MPa, Elongation: 20%
PerformanceExcellent mechanical properties, good corrosion resistance
ApplicationsMarine, industrial (bearings, gears), aerospace (bushings)
Shapes and SizesRound bars (10 – 300 mm), Hollow bars, Plates, Tubes
Production StandardsASTM B505/B505M, SAE J461
AdvantagesHigh strength, wear resistance, good machinability
DisadvantagesHigher cost, limited availability in certain forms


C95400 Aluminum Bronze Product Introduction

Chemical Composition

ElementComposition (%)
Copper (Cu)90.0 min
Aluminum (Al)10.0 – 11.5
Iron (Fe)3.0 – 5.0
Nickel (Ni)1.0 max
Manganese (Mn)1.5 max
Silicon (Si)0.25 max
Zinc (Zn)1.5 max
Lead (Pb)0.05 max

Mechanical Properties

Tensile Strength655 MPa (95 ksi)
Yield Strength310 MPa (45 ksi)
Elongation20% min
Hardness, Brinell170 HB

Performance at Different Temperatures

  • Room Temperature: Excellent mechanical properties.
  • High Temperatures: Maintains strength and hardness.
  • Corrosion Resistance: Good in marine and industrial environments.

Industry Applications

  • Marine: propellers, ship fittings, pump parts.
  • Industrial: bearings, gears, valve components.
  • Aerospace: bushings, landing gear parts.

Shape, Size, and Production Standards

ShapeSize RangeProduction Standards
Round bars10 – 300 mm diameterASTM B505/B505M, SAE J461
Hollow barsCustom sizes available
Plates, sheetsVarious thicknesses
TubesCustom sizes available

Standards and Corresponding Grades

  • ASTM B505/B505M specifies requirements for C95400 in various forms.

Welding, Processing, and Polishing

WeldingStandard methods; preheating may be required for thicker sections
ProcessingMachining, forging, casting
PolishingAchieves smooth finish

Heat Treatment and Cold Processing

  • Generally not heat treatable; annealing may be necessary after extensive cold working.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Materials

High strength and wear resistanceHigher cost compared to other bronze alloys
Good corrosion resistanceLimited availability in certain sizes/forms
Excellent machinabilityRequires careful handling to avoid contamination

Similar Products and Comparison

C95500 Nickel-Aluminum BronzeHigher strength and hardness, better wear resistance
C93200 Bearing BronzeLower strength, better machinability, lower cost
C86300 Manganese BronzeHigher impact resistance, lower corrosion resistance

This detailed introduction covers all aspects of C95400 Aluminum Bronze, including its composition, mechanical properties, applications, shapes, sizes, production standards, processing methods, advantages, disadvantages, and comparisons with similar materials.