What material is Ampco?

What material is Ampco?

AMPCO METAL is a speciality copper alloy producer. The company’s alloy engineering department develops a variety of alloys with exact properties to satisfy the requirements of specific fields, including the aerospace, automotive, machining, welding and plastics injection-moulding industries.

What are the different bronze alloys?

Bronze is a copper-based alloy that typically consists of approximately 88% copper and 12% tin. Trace amounts of other metals, such as aluminum, manganese, phosphorus, and silicon, may also be present in the alloy.

What is the hardest bronze alloy?

Nickel makes C95500 aluminum bronze one of the toughest non-ferrous alloys known. The alloy exhibits exceptional yield, compressive strength, high hardness, and fairly high elongation.

What is the hardest bronze?

What are the alloys of bronze?

Bronze is an alloy consisting primarily of copper, commonly with about 12–12.5% tin and often with the addition of other metals (such as aluminum, manganese, nickel or zinc) and sometimes non-metals, such as phosphorus, or metalloids such as arsenic, or silicon.

What type of alloy is bronze?

What is AMPCO® standard alloy tin bronze?

AMPCO® Standard Alloy Tin Bronze are a premium product that can offer performance for demanding applications. Specific or custom chemical compositions are available upon request. Where high strength, low speeds and heavy load applications are required.


AMPCO METAL is an integrated metal producer. Under the AMPCO® and AMPCOLOY® brands, the company delivers the widest range of premium specialty bronzes and copper alloys, providing exceptional physical and mechanical properties.

Why choose AMPCO® 18?

Can be used economically for volume-production applications. AMPCO® 18 is a versatile, high-performance alloy. Its compact grain structure and high physical properties result from phase distribution and hot working during the extrusion phase, making it a superior bearing material that’s defined by good fatigue resistance.

What are the advantages of AMPCO?

Greater component life. Less maintenance and downtime. Better finished products. Produced with a good surface finish to commercial tolerances. Can be used economically for volume-production applications. AMPCO® 18 is a versatile, high-performance alloy.