Aluminum Bronze Castings: Aluminum Bronze 952
Erie Bronze & Aluminum is a Non-Ferrous Sand Casting Foundry, specializing in bronze alloy castings. Serving numerous industries, we cast a variety of non-leaded bronze alloys, including Aluminum Bronze 952. Aluminum Bronze 952’s corrosion resistance in seawater, chlorides and dilute acids make it one of the best option for needs in the heavy industrial, valve, and marine industries. Its typical uses include bearings and bushings, acid resisting pumps, gears, guides, propellers and engines, pump rods, gun mounts and slides, plungers, and valve seats. Aluminum Bronze 952’s exceptional welding capabilities and conductivity make it a top choice for these applications.
Choosing Aluminum Bronze 952 for Your Bronze Alloy Castings
Erie Bronze & Aluminum produces Aluminum Bronze 952 to meet several ASME, ASTM, and SAE bronze casting material specifications:
ASME SB148: This Specification Establishes Requirements for Aluminum Bronze Sand Casting
ASTM B 148: This Specification Establishes Requirements for Sand Castings Produced from Copper-Base Alloys
ASTM B 763: Standard Specification for Copper Alloy Sand Castings for Valve Applications
ASTM B 584: Standard Specification for Copper Alloy Sand Castings for General Applications
SAE J461: 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 is Focused on Cast Copper Alloys Used in Aerospace, Automotive, and Commercial Vehicle Industries
Aluminum Bronze 952’s welding characteristics give it an edge over other metals and metal alloys. It is considered an excellent material for gas shielded arc welding, and it is also good for coated metal arc welding, soldering and brazing, making it a versatile metal alloy for numerous fabrication practices. Aluminum Bronze 952 is considered non-sparking and is well suited for working with chemical and gas products. This bronze alloy is a good electrical and thermal conductor, making it an ideal choice for these operations
For more information about Aluminum Bronze 952 and its capabilities and properties, head over to its Material Data Sheet to start learning more!