aluminum bronze


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aluminum bronze

[ə′lüm·ə·nəm ′bränz]
(metallurgy)
A copper-aluminum alloy which may also contain iron, manganese, nickel, or zinc.

aluminum bronze

A copper-aluminum alloy, usually with 3 to 11% aluminum; may contain additional additives; has good corrosion resistance and may be cast or coldworked.
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The water repellence properties of sol-gel coated DHP-copper and aluminum bronze substrates were studied with water contact angle measurements.
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Alloys Cast: High conductivity copper, brass and special brass, and aluminum bronze.
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At the same time that Hall was defending his patent rights against Heroult, he was involved in a bitter dispute with the Cowles brothers (as reported in The True Story of Aluminum by Alfred Cowles, Jr., son of one of the Cowles brothers) who were in the furnace business (Cowles Electric Smelting and Aluminum Co.) and had been producing aluminum bronze using an internally heated electrolytic furnace.
Optimum stream velocities vary with the alloy and can range from 75 mm/sec for aluminum bronze alloys to 500 mm/sec for aluminum alloys.
Q Despite passing through visual inspections prior to shipping, an aluminum bronze bracket casting broke during installation.