lead bronze

lead bronze

[′led ′bränz]
(metallurgy)
An alloy of 60-70% copper, up to 2% nickel, and up to 15% tin with the balance lead; used as a bearing metal.
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This manufacturing process produces a pump with the mechanical load-bearing properties of steel and the anti-friction and heat transfer characteristics of Tocat lead bronzes.