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BS1400 AB2 bronze alloyBS1400 AB2 Bronze Alloy

BS1400 AB2 is the most commonly used cast aluminium bronze and is known for its excellent resistance to corrosion, cavitation and erosion in seawater as well as other chloride containing environments due to a tough oxide film. It is the cast version of the 10/5/5 aluminium bronze and is usually compared with CA104 when a wrought alternative is required. BS1400 AB2 is also known for its high strength and excellent shock and wear resistance.

Key Features:

BS1400 AB2 bronze alloy offers excellent cavitation, corrosion and erosion resistance, with high wear and abrasion resistance. The alloy is a non-sparking material with excellent performance in cryogenic service where the mechanical properties are maintained. BS1400 AB2 also offers good strength and toughness with good resistance to shock loading.

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Our knowledgeable staff and resident metallurgists will be pleased to assist you further on any technical topic. Smiths Metal Centres Limited also boasts an in-house UKAS Accredited Testing Laboratory which is unique within the multi-metal and plastic stockholding sector. We believe this underlines our total commitment to quality and our ethos of being the complete service provider.



Download BS1400 AB2 Datasheet

Typical Applications:

  • Valve bodies
  • Marine hardware
  • Worm Gears
  • Wear plates
  • Fasteners
  • Heavy duty bearings
  • Propeller hubs
  • Non sparking tools


We offer BS1400 AB2 bronze alloy in round bar, hollow bar, plate, hexagon and flat bar. We offer processing services throughout the Smiths Group - with more than 30 band saws and a fully automated magazine feed CNC rod blanking line, we can process your material to your exact requirements.

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