Art bronze

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Description

A copper alloy used for architectural castings (Brady 1971). Art bronze alloys were usually high in copper with 1-2% zinc and tin. This produced a dark red color metal. Art bronze is the name used for one of the ASTM category of bronze casting alloys.

Synonyms and Related Terms

architectural bronze; bronze (para arquitectura) (Port.)

Additional Information

G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, 10th edition, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1971.

Authority

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 121

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