February 14, 2018

Copper alloy (bronze) gears have unique properties that contribute to minimal wear in bronze to steel contact. Bronze gears are used in gear reducers and are mated against steel worm gears. Bronze spur gears are used in other devices where they are required to mate wit...

February 13, 2018

Internal combustion engines rely on the specific properties of several metals. Each function of the engine requires the metal used to operate reliably. There have been several materials that are normally used for valve guides.

  • Cast iron for small engines.

  • Tin B...

February 13, 2018

C94700 HT Nickel Tin Bronze has a distinct advantage over other high strength copper alloys that have similar mechanical properties.

The tin content of this alloy attracts the polar lubricant molecules and this alloy performs better as bearings and wear plates than do m...

February 12, 2018

The more popular aluminum bronze bar stock alloy in Europe is one with a nickel content. There is a good reason for this as well as the preference for nickel aluminum bronzes in the United States market for superior strength and corrosion resistance.

When C95400 aluminu...

February 10, 2018

Anchor Bronze & Metals, Inc. supplies OEM and repair companies with Continuous Cast Bronze & Wrought Copper Alloys for numerous hydraulic and pneumatic applications such as:

  • Cylinder Rod Bushings

  • Clevis Bearings

  • Hydraulic Gear Pump Wear Plates

  • Pis...

February 3, 2018

DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement)

How does this apply to bronze?

Excerpt from DFARS 252.225-7009

Q9. What is the definition of “Specialty Metals”?

A9. The definition of specialty metals is contained in DFARS 252.225-7008:

1. Steel

With a maximum alloy...

February 3, 2018

QQ-C-390B type 3 has been superseded by ASTM B505

QQ-C-390B type 2 has been superseded by ASTM B271

Notice of Cancellation for QQ-C-390B, Notice 2, October 28, 1993.

QQ-C-390B, dated December 12th, 1983 is hereby cancelled. Future procurement's for this material should re...

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