Shelmet pours a variety of common silicon brasses and custom brass castings to meet your specific project requirements.
High strength brasses includes silicon/copper alloys that contain
< 20% Zinc
< 6% Silicon
Most common uses in castings that require greater strength with more than average corrosion resistance.
Higher strength and increased corrosion resistance exist with silicon red brasses that are used in products like basic pipe fitting materials, bushings and bearings. Lower levels of zinc are used in silicon red brasses.
Bronze vs. Brass
Traditional bronze alloy is harder and more corrosion resistant making. Brass is more malleable
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