Superior strength and toughness. Its resistance to corrosion by seawater is unsatisfactory. Typical applications: whorm wheels and gears.
Full alloy description:
A.W. Fraser Alloy 862 is a high strength manganese bronze or high tensile brass conforming to the requirements of UNS C86200.
Alloy 862 has high strength, good wearing properties and good ductility, but has poor machinability.
Typical uses are for heavy duty slow speed bearings with good lubrication and for hydraulic cylinder components.
Alloy 862 has reasonable corrosion resistance but may be susceptible to dezincification under certain conditions.
The composition of A.W. Fraser alloy 862 is strictly controlled as are the casting conditions. Alloy 862 products are manufactured using the latest continuous and centrifugal casting technology.
Machinability Rating: 30
SAE Grade: 430A
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