Copper Based Alloys

Sands Hill can supply copper based alloys to many specifications. These standards include AS, ASTM, BS etc. Copper based castings have many applications in general engineering, water fittings,  pump components as well as art work and ornamental castings.

The main types of copper based castings are:

  • Brass
  • Nickel brass
  • Gunmetal
  • Leaded gunmetal
  • Phosphorous bronze
  • Leaded bronze
  • Manganese bronze
  • Aluminium bronze
  • Nickel bronze

Copper base alloy castings can be supplied by:

  • Sand casting (both green sand and chemically bonded sand)
  • Investment cast
  • Gravity die cast

The casting process depends on a number of factors which include size, shape, integrity, finish etc. With all new products, Sands Hill has the knowledge and experience to advise in deciding the best casting process to suit your requirements.
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