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Phosphor Bronze Machining
A Guide to Phosphor Bronze CNC Machined Parts: Properties, Applications and Design Considerations
What is Phosphor Bronze?
Phosphor Bronze (also known as tin bronze or phos bronze) is an alloy of copper, tin and phosphorous. One of the oldest metal alloys, it is a versatile material that offers very good corrosion resistance. It is particularly used within the marine industry but also electrical, aerospace and chemical.
A number of grades of phosphor bronze are available. PB102 is the most common grade of wrought phosphor bronze used in the UK.
It has high corrosion resistance and excellent spring qualities – making it suitable for a wide range of applications and especially heavy duty components.
Main Attributes of Phosphor Bronze:
- High corrosion resistance
- High fatigue strength
- Low coefficient of friction
- Fine grain
- Good spring properties
- High mechanical properties
- Difficult to machine
- Good resistance to cold
- Good thermal and electrical conductivity
Detailed information about Phosphor Bronze for designers can be found in the tabs below. Please note: this information is provided as a guide only.
Phosphor Bronze Machining Service - Phosphor Bronze Milling & Turning
Penta Precision supplies highly accurate Phosphor Bronze machined parts throughout the UK. Customers turn to us when they have had quality and delivery issues with their existing suppliers and need a reliable precision machining partner.
We communicate well with customers, we take care with the projects placed with us and we are consistent in our service delivery. See our Proven Process page to find out more about our winning formula.
"Penta has responded quickly and efficiently to our requests which have been very demanding. Without their support we would have struggled to meet our deadlines. It has been a real pleasure to work with a dedicated engineering team that take on board the work load and deliver a good quality component on time." Mike - R & D Engineer
Penta Precision provides the following Phosphor Bronze machining services:
- CNC milling – prototypes & large batch runs
- CNC turning – prototypes & large batch runs
- Insert installation
- Part marking
- Manual milling
- Manual turning
- Machining design advice
- Machining drawing service
Reasons to Choose Penta:
- ISO 9001:2015 quality assurance
- Consistent high quality machined parts
- Reliable delivery dates - our track record speaks volumes
- Exceptional customer service and communication
- Machining design advice
- Extensive experience in our field
We are regularly machining Phosphor Bronze for customers all over the UK. Our customers depend on our machining expertise as well as our outstanding delivery performance, to machine the highest quality parts. If you'd like to discuss how we can help you with your Phosphor Bronze machining requirements, here's a list of ways to get in touch with us.