Alloy Geek C655 Copper Standard

Your Analysis Type: X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF)
Pedigree: Certified Reference Material (includes certified chemical analysis)
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Alloy Geek C655 Hi Si Bronze Standard

Unlock the trifecta of strength, durability, and corrosion resistance with Alloy C655 High Silicon Bronze. This exceptional bronze alloy is meticulously engineered to excel in demanding applications. Whether you're in the aerospace industry, marine engineering, or architectural design, Alloy C655 is your steadfast partner, ready to elevate your projects with its remarkable properties.

Chemical Composition Range of CDA 655 High Silicon Bronze:

  • Copper (Cu): 80.0% - 85.0%
  • Silicon (Si): 3.0% - 4.0%
  • Iron (Fe): 2.0% max
  • Zinc (Zn): 1.5% max
  • Lead (Pb): 0.05% max
  • Tin (Sn): 0.20% max
  • Phosphorus (P): 0.20% max

Key Properties:

  • Exceptional Corrosion Resistance: Alloy C655 High Silicon Bronze is highly resistant to corrosion in a variety of environments, making it ideal for marine and outdoor applications.

  • Superb Mechanical Strength: The alloy's mechanical strength ensures durability and reliability in demanding conditions, from heavy machinery to architectural structures.

  • Machinability: Alloy C655 is easily machinable, facilitating precision manufacturing and customization.

  • Versatile Applications: Its versatility makes Alloy C655 suitable for a wide range of industries, including aerospace, marine, and architectural design.

Other Names for Alloy C655 High Silicon Bronze:

  • C65500: UNS (Unified Numbering System) designation for Alloy C655 High Silicon Bronze, commonly used for standardization and identification.
  • Silicon Bronze: Highlighting the alloy's silicon content, which enhances its mechanical and corrosion-resistant properties.
  • 83-4-4-4 Bronze: A reference to the alloy's copper, silicon, iron, and zinc composition, signifying its unique properties.

XRF Samples are thinner samples approximately 1/4 inch thick. OES Standards are thicker in nature and are approximately 1 inch thick. Please Contact Us if you would like to know the specific dimensions of a sample.

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