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LB4 is an ideal product for producing bearings for non-critical applications
Like LB2, LB4 is an ideal product for the production of bearings, particularly in environments where a general lack of lubrication and where alignment issues are present. This leaded bronze product contains approximately 5% tin and 9% lead. The alloy benefits from excellent machinability with medium strength and good corrosion resistance. LB4 is classed as a general bearing alloy with reasonable ductility which is suitable for use in non-critical applications under low loads.
Commercial applications for this engineering material include:
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.
A technical datasheet for LB4 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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