PB102 is the standard grade of wrought phosphor bronze, containing additions of around 5% tin and up to 0.4% phosphorus to enhance its wear resistance, mechanical strength, stiffness and corrosion resistance. PB102 is particularly suitable where cold formability, good mechanical properties and high corrosion resistance are required.
PB 102 also has a reasonable machinability and good weldability in addition to excellent soldering, brazing and butt welding capability.
Related Specifications of PB102
- EN 12163
Nominal Composition of PB102
Cu rem, Sn 5.0%, P 0.2%
Mechanical Properties of PB102
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Key Features of PB102
- Good mechanical properties
- Very good corrosion resistance
- Good wear resistance
- Good spring properties
Applications of PB102
Offshore & marine | Marine hardware and fasteners
Power generation | Electrical springs and contacts
Other | Pump and valve spindles, fasteners, sleeve bushings, springs, shafts, flanges, architectural and decorative components, lock washers, spring washers and masonry fixings
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