for springs and elastic elements; high strength and wear resistance, good sliding properties, very good formability in hardened condition


Country Section Category
CIS, Russia, Ukraine Bronze Pressureless bronze plated

Chemical composition

Standard Fe, % Si, % Be, % Ti, % Cu, % Ni, % Al, % Pb, %
GOST 18175-78 < 0.15 < 0.15 1.6–1.85 0.1–0.25 97–98.1 0.2–0.4 < 0.15 < 0.005

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Physical characteristics

Temperature, °C $$E\cdot 10^{9}$$, $$MPa$$ $$\alpha\cdot 10^{6}$$, $$K^{-1}$$ $$\varkappa$$, $$\frac{W}{m\cdot K}$$ $$\rho$$, $$\frac{kg}{m^3}$$ $$R\cdot 10^{-6}$$, $$\Omega\cdot m$$
20 128 96.6 8200 0.09
100 17

Mechanical properties at 20 °C

Rolling Standard Size, mm Tension Classifiers $$\sigma _{U}$$, $$MPa$$ $$\sigma_{P}$$, $$MPa$$ $$\epsilon_L$$, % Treatment
Tape solid 590–930 2.5
Alloy soft 400–500
Alloy solid 600–900 529–830

Brinell hardness number

Rolling Standard Classifiers Value, HBW
Alloy soft 80–120
Alloy solid 150–240

Casting and technological parameters

melting point, °C Hot working temperature, °C
865 650–700


Germany USA
CuBe1.7 Alloy 165


Standard Description
GOST 18175-78

Description of chemical elements

Element Units of measurement Description
Fe % Iron
Si % Silicon
Be % Beryllium
Ti % Titan
Cu % Copper
Ni % Nickel
Al % Aluminium
Pb % Lead

Description of physical characteristics

Parameter Units of measurement Description
$$E\cdot 10^{9}$$ $$MPa$$ Elastic modulus
$$\alpha\cdot 10^{6}$$ $$K^{-1}$$ Coefficient of thermal (linear) expansion (range 20°C–T)
$$\varkappa$$ $$\frac{W}{m\cdot K}$$ Coefficient of thermal conductivity (the heat capacity of the material)
$$\rho$$ $$\frac{kg}{m^3}$$ The density of the material
$$R\cdot 10^{-6}$$ $$\Omega\cdot m$$ Electrical resistivity

Description of mechanical properties

Parameter Units of measurement Description
$$\sigma _{U}$$ $$MPa$$ Ultimate tensile strength
$$\sigma_{P}$$ $$MPa$$ Proportionality limit
$$\epsilon_L$$ % Elongation at break (longitudinal)

Description of the casting and technological parameters

Parameter Units of measurement Description
melting point °C The temperature at which solid crystalline body makes the transition to the liquid state and Vice versa
Hot working temperature °C The temperature at which the plastic-deformed metal recrystallizes during the pressure treatment