Sequoia Brass & Copper sells alloy 655 high silicon bronze. This copper-silicon alloy is characterized by high strength and exceptional resistance to corrosion. It has the strength and toughness of mild steel, is excellent for both hot and cold working and is readily welded.
Common fabrication processes for 655 high silicon bronze are blanking, drawing, forming and bending, roll threading and knurling, shearing, squeezing and swaging. 655 silicon bronze comes in plate, sheet, strip, wire, rod, and tube product forms. It is widely used for pole line and marine hardware, welded tanks and unfired pressure vessels.
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Blanking, drawing, forming and bending, heading and upsetting, hot forging and pressing, roll threading and knurling, shearing, squeezing and swaging
Pole line hardware, motors, rotor bar
Clamps, hinges, bolts, burrs, screws, cotter pins, nails, nuts, rivets
Shafting, butts, oil refinery plumbing tube, wear plates, welded pressure vessels, welded tanks, pressure vessels, doctor blades, paper industry, screen plates, tanks, screen cloth, piston rings, kettles, heat exchanger tubes, chemical equipment, channels, cable, bushings, bearing plates, hydraulic pressure lines, wire
Hardware, propeller shafts