aluminium bronze


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aluminium bronze

n
(Elements & Compounds) any of a range of copper alloys that contain between 5 and 10 per cent aluminium
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Noun1.aluminium bronze - an alloy of copper and aluminum with high tensile strength and resistance to corrosion
copper-base alloy - any alloy whose principal component is copper
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The quirky item is available at Homebase Stag This aluminium bronze stag is beautifully designed and offers elegance in the garden.
At nearly five and a half metres high and weighing more than seven tonnes, British firm Shipham Valves has built what are believed to be the largest gate valves manufactured from nickel aluminium bronze (NAB) materials.
Along its way the bench inhabits two shelters formed by steel monocoque structures sprayed with an aluminium bronze finish.
It is manufactured from nickel aluminium bronze and features five blades mounted on a central hub.
Depending on service conditions one of a number of alloys is used: from aluminium bronze for simple frictional wear, through conventional stainless steels where atmospheric attack takes place, to the highly alloyed nickel base materials like alloy 625, where the most aggressive media are encountered.
9 metres in diameter and weighs significantly less than an equivalent traditional nickel aluminium bronze ship's propeller.