Definition of aluminium bronze in English:

aluminium bronze


  • [mass noun] An alloy of copper and aluminium.

    • ‘The tin bronzes, as for chill casting, are suitable for centrifugal casting and, in addition, the high tensile brasses and aluminum bronzes may be centrifugally cast.’
    • ‘The phosphor bronzes, aluminum bronze alloys are the most suitable alloys for such applications.’
    • ‘One of the problems associated with copper alloys is the fact that some of them, such as aluminum bronze, have a coefficient of expansion over 50% greater than that of copper.’
    • ‘The aluminum bronze coating provides an improvement over prior art coatings in reducing coefficient of friction between the parts.’
    • ‘The structure and consequent heat treatability of aluminum bronze varies greatly with composition.’