Good strength and reasonable machinability. Suitable for machinery parts requiring strength and toughness, but susceptible to dezincification.
Full alloy description:
A.W. Fraser Alloy 865 is a general purpose manganese bronze or high tensile brass conforming to the requirements of UNS C86500.
Alloy 865 has good strength and reasonable machinin g properties and is suitable for machinery parts requiring strength and toughness.
This alloy is susceptible to dezincification and is not suitable for plumbing fittings or for use in a marine environment.
The composition of A. W. Fraser alloy 865 is strictly controlled as are the casting conditions. Alloy 865 products are manufactured using the latest continuous and centrifugal casting technology.
Machinability Rating: 30
SAE Grade: 43
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