silicon bronze


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silicon bronze

[′sil·ə·kən ′bränz]
(metallurgy)
An alloy of copper with 1-5% silicon; it is corrosion-resistant and has good mechanical properties.

silicon bronze

A copper alloy having silicon as the main alloying element; zinc, manganese, aluminum, iron, or nickel may be added; high-silicon bronze contains 96% copper and 3% silicon; low-silicon bronze contains 97.7% copper and 1.5% silicon.
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The silicon bronze was finished in a light green verde patina, which will take on its own color as it weathers," said Danko.
The contract is for the supply of cables and bare copper wire, silicon bronze wire, electrical wires and cables and winding and electrical wires for rolling stock (4 parts), including 1) Part 1: supply of copper wires and cables bare;2) lot 2: supply cords silicon-bronze;3) part 3: the supply of electric cables and winding;4) Part 4: Supply of electric wires for railway rolling stock.
In both permanent mold and sand-cast conditions, silicon bronze and silicon brass alloys demonstrated the best corrosion resistance, while leaded-tin bronze showed the least.
Tenders are invited for Aluminium Silicon Bronze (AMS4631/UNS C64200) Round Dia 320 mm
Similar oxides form on other nonferrous alloys, such as magnesium, silicon bronze and aluminum bronze.
Aluminum bronze results in alumina deposits, silicon bronze in silica deposits and trace aluminum in brass results in the complex gahnite (zinc alumina spinel).
Tenders are invited for Supply of aluminium silicon bronze of good quality, imported or indigenous.
Current research indicates that a silicon bronze alloy offers the most potential.
The alloy of choice for most cast sculpture is silicon bronze.
Contract Awarded for Supply of Rod Silicon Bronze Welding 10 SWG
The Electric Materials Co offers many other nonferrous alloys, such as red brass, aluminum bronze, silicon bronze, copper-nickel, copper-tin-zinc and copper-zinc alloys.
Anderson adds that XRF has some limitations with regard to aluminum bronzes and silicon bronzes because of the inability to detect aluminum or silicon.