High strength aluminium bronze; excellent corrosion resistance, good forging properties and fair machinability.
Full alloy description:
A.W. Fraser Alloy 642 is an aluminium silicon bronze conforming to the requirements of UNS C64200 and is available as extruded rod or tube.
Alloy 642 is typically used for valve stems, valve guides, marine hardware, gears, valve bodies and high strength fasteners. It has excellent corrosion resistance and very good forging and hot working properties.
Machinability Rating: 60
SAE Grade: J461/J463
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