Statuary bronze

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Description

A bronze alloy containing 75-90% copper with tin, zinc, and lead. Statuary bronze has good corrosion resistance. It is used for casting statues, plaques, hardware, and ornamental objects (Brady 1971).

Synonyms and Related Terms

bronze para estatuária (Port.)

Additional Information

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

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 770
  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996