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Micrograph no
502
Brief description
Cu - 5% Sn phosphor bronze
Keywords
alloy Link to MATTER Glossary entry for alloy, bronze Link to MATTER Glossary entry for bronze, copper, dendrite Link to MATTER Glossary entry for dendrite, metal, phosphorus Link to MATTER Glossary entry for phosphorus, tin
Categories
Metal or alloy
System
Cu-Sn   Link to phase diagram
Composition
Cu 95, Sn 5, P 0.15 (wt% approx.)
Standard codes
Reaction
Processing
Cast
Applications
Sample preparation
Ferric chloride
Technique
Reflected light microscopy
Length bar
200 μm
Further information
Low tin phosphor bronze after casting. The microstructure consists almost entirely of a dendrites. Deformation twin strain lines present in all grains
Contributor
Dr R F Cochrane
Organisation
Department of Materials, University of Leeds
Date
04/09/02
Licence for re-use
Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales
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