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PB104 bronze alloyPB102 Bronze Alloy

PB102 is the most common grade of wrought phosphor bronze used in the UK due to its ability to be used across an extensive range of general purpose applications. Due to its tin content PB102 offers superb spring qualities as well as high corrosion resistance that are close to that of aluminium bronzes in a range of atmospheric conditions. It combines good mechanical properties with excellent cold forming properties and has a fair machinability rating.

Key Features:

PB102 has excellent cold forming properties and good spring properties. With low magnetic permeability and high wear resistance, the alloy has very good corrosion resistance. PB102 is an extremely versatile alloy which can be used across a wide range of general engineering applications.

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.

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Typical Applications:

  • Fasteners
  • Springs
  • Pump & Valve spindles
  • Shafts
  • Electrical and electronic components
  • Flanges
  • Bushes & Bearings
  • Connectors & Switches


PB102 is available from Smiths Metal Centres ex-stock in round bar and hexagon. We offer processing services across the UK in our dedicated service centres. With thirty power saws available across the Smiths Group, we can efficiently cut your material to size regardless of quantity.

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