Silicon Bronze Bar

Farmer’s Copper Ltd. maintains an inventory of C65500 Silicon Bronze in rod form. C655 is extremely corrosion resistant, making it ideal for industries such as the marine industry. C655 is one of the most weldable copper alloys. In addition to excellent welding traits, it offers excellent hot workability and can be readily hot formed an pressed with excellent cold workability as well.

Typical Applications for C65500

  • Marine hardware
  • Architecture
  • Fasteners

Farmer’s Copper Ltd. can offer material cut for to your specifications on our bar saws, shears, precision plate saws, and water jets. Contact one of our experts today to find out how we can meet your bronze needs!

List of standard rod sizes

Rod – ¼” Dia. thru 6”

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

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

-

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