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DEF STAN 02 833 (NES 833)

Aluminium Bronze Alloy

NES833 Aluminium Bronze

DEF STAN 02-833 is a nickel aluminium bronze similar to CA104. The main difference being that DEF STAN 02-833 has been manufactured in accordance with the MoD’s Navy requirements. To improve the corrosion resistance of the material, the standard states the nickel content must always exceed the iron content. Impact values are also taken on all sizes above 15mm diameter. We hold this material already 3.2 certified and ultrasonically tested to ensure that it meets the requirements of DEF STAN 02729 Part 5 Issue 3 and to NDE02-05 latest revision.

Key Features

DEF STAN 02-833 (NES833) offers excellent corrosion and erosion resistance in marine environments and excellent retention of properties in cryogenic temperatures. With good strength and toughness characteristics, the alloy has good resistance to shock loading and provides high levels of wear and abrasive resistance.

Typical Applications

Commercial applications for this engineering material include:

  • Heavy-duty bushes & bearings
  • High strength fasteners
  • Wear plates
  • Marine valves
  • Marine pumps
  • Marine hardware
  • Thrust washers
  • Worm gears

We stock NES 833 in flats, round bar, plate, sheet, hollow bar, square bar and hexagon bar.

Technical Assistance

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.

Additional Info

A technical datasheet for NES 833 is available in PDF file format. To view and download, please click here.

We offer in-house processing options - for more information, please refer to our processing services.

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