Bronze is an alloy usually consisting of 90% copper and 10% tin. Sometimes a little leadis also added , as it causes the molten mass to flow better when casting. Other copper alloys are pot andbell, ore, gunmetal and brass.
Bronze alloys are particularly suitable for fittings in the district heating industry.
The special lead bronze is suitable for X-ray equipment because the lead content blocks rays.
Selection of alloys in bronze:
CuSn12 - Tin bronze (90-10)
CuAl10Ni2Mn1 - Aluminium bronze
CuZn31MnAl1 - Brass