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Bell Metal

  • Definition: A high-tin bronze alloy containing up to 30% tin, with some zinc and lead.
  • Uses: Primarily used in the casting of bells due to its excellent resonance and durability.
  • Properties:
  • High Tin Content: Gives the alloy a distinctive sound, making it ideal for musical instruments such as bells.
  • Durability: Resistant to corrosion and wear, ensuring the longevity of the bells.
  • Castability: The alloy’s properties make it suitable for casting, allowing for intricate designs and shapes.
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