Phosphor Bronze Bar

Farmer’s Copper Ltd. maintains an extensive inventory of Phosphor Bronze C51000 and C54400 in rod form. Phosphor bronze is corrosion resistant and is excellent in most environments, although it is not suitable for use with certain materials; for instance, acetylene, moist ammonia, chromic acid, and mercury cyanide. C544 offers a machinability rating of 80.

Typical Applications

  • Electrical connectors
  • Bushings
  • Gears
  • Pinions

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(C51000)

Fabrication Properties

Joining Technique

Suitability

Soldering

Excellent

Brazing

Excellent

Oxyacetylene Welding

Fair

Gas Shielded Arc Welding

Good

Coated Metal Arc Welding

Fair

Spot Weld

Good

Seam Weld

Fair

Butt Weld

Excellent

Capacity for Being Cold Worked

Excellent

Capacity for Being Hot Formed

Poor

Machinability Rating

20

ASTM Standard Designation for C51000: ASTM B139

Phosphor Bronze Alloy A

Chemical Composition
(%max., unless shown as range or min.)

 

Cu

Fe

Pb

P

Sn

Zn

Min./Max.

Rem.

.10

.05

.03-.35

4.2-5.8

.30

Nominal

94.8

-

-

.20

5.0

-

(C54400)

Fabrication Properties

Joining Technique

Suitability

Soldering

Excellent

Brazing

Good

Oxyacetylene Welding

Not Recommended

Gas Shielded Arc Welding

Not Recommended

Coated Metal Arc Welding

Not Recommended

Spot Weld

Not Recommended

Seam Weld

Not Recommended

Butt Weld

Fair

Capacity for Being Cold Worked

Good

Machinability Rating

80

ASTM Standard Designation for C54400: ASTM B139

Phosphor Bronze Alloy B-2

Chemical Composition
(%max., unless shown as range or min.)

 

Cu

Fe

Pb

P

Sn

Zn

Min./Max.

Rem.

.10

3.0-4.0

.01-.50

3.5-4.5

1.5-4.5

Nominal

88.0

-

3.8

.25

4.0

3.0

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