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RG7 (CC493K)

Tin Bronze Alloy

RG7 Leaded Bronze

RG7 (CC 493K) is a tin bronze product and one of the most commonly available bronze alloys due to the materials excellent all-round capabilities.

Easy to Machine

Offering good dry running characteristics and pressure-tightness, RG7 is easy to machine and finds use in the production of slide bearings and bearing bushings. The alloy provides adequate corrosion resistance, including saltwater environments. RG7 is soft solderable (hard solderability is possible but limited).

Typical Applications

Commercial applications for this engineering material include:

  • Slide bearings, sliding parts
  • Bearing bushes
  • Valve and pump housings
  • Steam fittings
  • Standard bearings

We stock RG7 (G-CuSn7ZnPb) in flats, round bar, hollow bar and square 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 RG7 (G-CuSn7ZnPb) 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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