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The Choice of Alloy


Aluminium is a very versatile material, with excellent corrosion resistance. Material properties can be improved by Heat Treatment.

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LM5  LM6  LM9  LM16  LM24  LM25  LM27  LM31

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Zinc is twice the density of Aluminium, and has excellent non-spark characteristics.

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ZL3  ZL8  ZL12  ZL27


Copper Alloys

Copper alloys, often referred to as gun-metal, is suitable for sand casting.

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LG2  PB2

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