Bronze Castings: Nickel-Aluminum Bronze 958
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 C958. Aluminum Bronze C958 is commonly known as Nickel-Aluminum Bronze and is regularly used in various components by the US Navy.
Nickel-Aluminum Bronze 958’s excellent corrosion resistance in seawater and chlorides make it one of the best options for needs in the heavy industrial, valve, and marine industries. Its typical uses include machinery, shafts, valve bodies, propeller hubs, worm gears, bushings, propeller blades, pickling equipment, butterfly valves, wear plates, and gears. Additionally, C958 Nickel Aluminum Bronze is typically supplied with a temper anneal heat treatment.
Choosing Nickel-Aluminum Bronze C958 for Your Bronze Alloy Castings
Erie Bronze & Aluminum produces Nickel-Aluminum Bronze 958 to meet several MIL, ASTM, and SAE bronze casting material specifications:
MIL-B-24480: Military Specification: Bronze, Nickel-Aluminum Castings for Seawater Service
ASTM B 148: This Specification Establishes Requirements for Sand Castings Produced from Copper-Base Alloys
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
Nickel-Aluminum Bronze 958 characteristics give it an edge over other metals and metal alloys. It is considered a good material for gas shielded arc welding, coated metal arc welding, soldering, and brazing. This makes it a versatile metal alloy for numerous fabrication practices.
For more information about Nickel-Aluminum Bronze 958 and its capabilities and properties, head over to its Material Data Sheet (MDS) to start learning more!