Silicon Bronze Plate & Sheet

Farmer’s Copper Ltd. continually carries Silicon Bronze C65500 in plate and sheet. C655 produces excellent hot and cold workability. Copper Alloy 655 can be easily and successfully machined. It possesses strength, resilience, weldability, and formability. In addition, C655 is a high strength alloy with excellent resistance to a wide range of corrosives, such as: fresh and salt water, most acids, alkalies, and organic chemicals.

Typical Applications for C65500

  • Propeller shafts
  • Valve stems
  • Pump shafts

Farmer’s Copper Ltd. continues to serve the metal industry as it has for over 90 years. Our knowledgeable sales team is ready to assist you with your silicon bronze needs, contact us today!

List of standard plate & sheet sizes

Plate – 3/16” thick thru 1-1/2”
Sheet - .064”, .125”

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 Plate & Sheet: ASTM B96
ASME Standard Designation for C65000 Plate & Sheet: ASME SB96

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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