nickel-aluminum bronze

nickel-aluminum bronze

[′nik·əl ə′lü·mə·nəm ′bränz]
(metallurgy)
An alloy that is composed of an 8-10% aluminum bronze with nickel added to increase strength, corrosion resistance, and heat resistance; used for dies, molds, cast propellers, and valve seats.
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Nickel-aluminum bronze (C95800) - a common alloy for marine casting applications - is the most dross-forming alloy.
The company, a 75 year old Milwaukee-based pioneer of cast aluminum bronzes, nickel-aluminum bronzes and other high-copper casting alloys, entered into a R&D project during that year to investigate EPC's potential.
Historically," says Pearson, "the aluminum bronzes and nickel-aluminum bronzes were avoided in thin-wall complex castings because of their narrow freezing range, which required special foundry techniques.