(Aluminum Bronze)

Used in a wide variety of industrial, marine, and plumbing applications.

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Chemical Composition

Copper (Cu)


Tin (Pb)

0.20% Max

Iron (Fe)

2.0 – 4.0%

Nickel (Ni)

4.0 – 5.5%

Aluminum (Al)

9.0 – 11.0%

Silicon (Si)

0.25% Max

Manganese (Mn)

1.5% Max

Cu + Sum of Named Elements

99.5% (0.3% Zn)

C63000 alloy, commonly referred to as aluminum bronze is frequently used in making aircraft parts, balls, bearings, cams, gears, heat exchanger parts, plunger tips, pump parts, shafting, structural members, tanks, valve components, bolts, nuts, ship propellers, and faucets.