antifriction alloy

antifriction alloy

[‚an·tē′frik·shən ′al‚ȯi]
(metallurgy)
An alloy generally having more than 50% tin as a base and cast as facings of machinery bearings, domestic equipment, and small parts in rolling contact.
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Other uses include batteries, antifriction alloys type metal, small arms and tracer ammunition, cable sheathing, medicines, antiprotozoan drugs, plumbing, soldering, and bearings in internal combustion engines.