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Micrograph no
511
Brief description
D4 Leaded bronze, cored dendrites.
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, tin
Categories
Metal or alloy
System
Cu-Sn   Link to phase diagram
Composition
Cu 85, Sn 10, Pb 5 (wt% approx)
Standard codes
Reaction
Processing
Chill cast
Applications
Sample preparation
Ferric chloride
Technique
Reflected light microscopy
Length bar
100 μm
Further information
Leaded bronze exhibiting cored dendrites, lead is visible, as is a large amount of porosity. The eutectoid mixture consists of a and d phases.
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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