Silicon Bronze C65500

ASTM B96, ASTM B98, ASTM B248, ASME SB96, ASME SB98, QQ-C-591E, DIN 2.1525, BS 2870 CS101, BS 2874 CS101, BS 2875 CS101, EN CW116C

Farmer’s Copper Ltd. inventories a large amount of Silicon Bronze C65500 in plate, sheet, rod, pipe, and fittings. It’s high-strength, corrosion resistance, and resilience and formability makes silicon bronze among the most widely used copper alloys. C655 is corrosion resistant against most acids, alkalies, salts and organic chemicals. In addition, C655 is excellent hot and cold workability, along with weldability make this alloy superior for the sculpture and architectural industry.

Typical Applications for C65500

  • Pole line hardware
  • Marine hardware
  • Fasteners
  • Bushings
  • Shafting

Farmer’s Copper Ltd. founded in 1920, strives to achieve our customer’s wants and needs. Call one of our knowledgeable sales teams and let us take care of your silcon bronze needs!

Available Shapes

List of standard sizes

Fittings – ½” Extra Heavy (Sch. 80) thru 6”
Butt-weld Fittings and Pipe Nipples
Pipe – ½” Extra Heavy (Sch. 80) thru 6”
Plate – 3/16” thick thru 1-1/2”
Rod – ¼” Dia. thru 6”
Sheet - .064”, .125”

(C65500)

Fabrication Properties

Joining Technique

Suitability

Soldering

Good

Brazing

Excellent

Oxyacetylene Welding

Good

Gas Shielded Arc Welding

Excellent

Coated Metal Arc Welding

Fair

Spot Weld

Excellent

Seam Weld

Excellent

Butt Weld

Excellent

Capacity for Being Cold Worked

Excellent

Capacity for Being Hot Formed

Excellent

Forgeability Rating

40

Machinability Rating

30

Plate & Sheet:

ASTM Standard Designation for C65500: ASTM B96
ASME Standard Designation for C65500: ASME SB96

Rod:

ASTM Standard Designation for C65500: ASTM B98
ASME Standard Designation for C65500: ASME SB98

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

 

Cu(1)

Fe

Pb

Mn

Ni(2)

Si

Zn

Min./Max.

Rem.

.8

.05

.50-1.3

.6

2.8-3.8

1.5

Nominal

97.0

-

-

.9

-

3.0

-

(C65100)

Fabrication Properties

Joining Technique

Suitability

Soldering

Excellent

Brazing

Excellent

Oxyacetylene Welding

Good

Gas Shielded Arc Welding

Excellent

Coated Metal Arc Welding

Fair

Spot Weld

Excellent

Seam Weld

Good

Butt Weld

Excellent

Capacity for Being Cold Worked

Excellent

Capacity for Being Hot Formed

Excellent

Machinability Rating

30

ASTM Standard Designation for C65100: ASTM B315

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

 

Cu(1)

Fe

Pb

Mn

Si

Zn

Min./Max.

Rem.

.8

.05

.7

.8-2.0

1.5

Nominal

98.5

-

-

-

1.5

-

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