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SAE660 is a leaded continuously cast copper based alloy that is suitable for a variety of applications that are under medium loads whilst using adequate lubrication. This alloy offers good sliding and dry running properties and is not subject to dezincification. It also has a reasonable resistance to brine making it suitable for pump and valve components.

Key Features:

SAE660 is a versatile bronze which can be used in many applications such as bushes and bearings. With good wear resistance and excellent anti-friction qualities, the alloy benefits from being easily machined.

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:

  • General purpose bushes & bearings
  • Automotive fittings
  • Thrust washers
  • Fittings
  • Valve & slide seating rings
  • Hydraulics
  • Bearings for lifting tackle
  • Fuel & water pump bushings


SAE660 is available for immediate supply in round bar, hollow bar, flat bar and plate. Our processing department within the Smith's Group utilises thirty power saws including fully automated magazine feed CNC rod blanking lines. We can economically cut your material regardless of the volume required.

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