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Aluminum Bronze Casting Supplier: Nickel Aluminum Bronze C955 for Engine Bushings, Landing Gear, & Valve Guides

Erie Bronze & Aluminum is a non-ferrous sand casting supplier specializing in bronze alloy castings. Serving numerous industries, we cast a variety of non-leaded bronze alloys including Aluminum Bronze C955. Aluminum Bronze C955’s make-up of copper, aluminum, iron, and nickel make the alloy a good choice for corrosion and oxidation resistant applications. Its typical uses include valve guides and seats in an aircraft, engine bushings, landing gears, parts agitators, gears, pickling hooks and baskets, worms, and gun recoil mechanisms. Aluminum Bronze alloy C955 is also commonly used for heavy-duty bushings, bearings, and gears, as well as in a variety of marine and salt water applications.

Choosing Aluminum Bronze C955 for Your Bronze Alloy Castings

This Nickel Aluminum Bronze Alloy is a high strength nickel-bearing aluminum bronze that exhibits excellent yield, compressive strength, high hardness, and adequate elongation.

Erie Bronze & Aluminum produces Aluminum Bronze C955 to meet several ASME, ASTM, and SAE bronze casting material specifications:

  • ASME SB148: This specification establishes requirements for aluminum bronze sand casting.
  • ASTM B148: This specification establishes requirements for sand castings produced from copper-base alloys.
  • ASTM B584 – This is a standard specification for copper alloy sand castings for general applications.
  • ASTM B763: This is a standard specification for copper alloy sand castings for valve applications.
  • SAE J461: This specification is used for cast copper alloys to maintain the electrical and thermal conductivity properties, mechanical properties, yield strength, fatigue characteristics, formability, and machinability of these alloys.
  • SAE J462: This specification focuses on cast copper alloys used in aerospace, automotive, and commercial vehicle industries.

As previously mentioned, Aluminum Bronze C955 is a good bearing material, making it a good fit for heavy-duty, high shock, and high impact applications. This alloy can also be heat treated to improve upon its already high strength. Aluminum Bronze C955 is also used in a variety of chemical environments where high resistance to corrosion and erosion are necessary.

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