Phosphor bronze

Phosphor bronze,

Definition of Phosphor bronze:

  1. Copper alloy with about 4 to 10 percent tin and less than 1 percent phosphorous. It exhibits high tensile strength, chemical resistance, and resistance to fatigue and wear, and is used mainly in marine applications and for making springs.

  2. A tough, hard form of bronze containing a small amount of phosphorus, used especially for bearings.

How to use Phosphor bronze in a sentence?

  1. Corrosion rates are higher with hydrochloric acid than with sulphuric acid, but phosphor bronze, aluminium bronze and the CMA alloys are frequently used.

Meaning of Phosphor bronze & Phosphor bronze Definition