Month: February 2014

It’s a Dirty Business, But Someone’s Got to Do It. Bronze Bushings and Other Machined Components for Waste and Refuse Equipment.

  Everyday Americans throw away enough garbage to fill 63,000 garbage trucks.  Which if lined up end to end for an entire year would stretch halfway to the moon.  For this reason and many others we depend on reliable waste and refuse trucks greatly as a nation.  Bronze machined parts play a integral part in

National Bronze Mfg. Co. Receives CAGE Code Approval From The Federal Government

  National Bronze Mfg. Co. is pleased to announce that they have completed the registration process and received Government approval to do business with the Federal Government.  The Commercial And Government Entity (CAGE) Code is a five-character ID number used extensively within the federal government. The CAGE code is used to support a variety of

Oil Grooves in Cast Bronze Bearings

  Oil grooving is an essential component in the functionality of many cast bronze bearings.  Both the oil hole and grooves introduce and distribute lubrication adequately to the bearing surface. Grooves are generally required for grease lubricated bearings since grease does not have the mobility of oil, nor does grease dissipate frictional heat being generated.

Product Spotlight: Bronze Sliding Bearing

  Material: C93200 SAE 660 Bearing Bronze Processes: Milling, Boring, Drilling, Threading This sliding bearing is constructed of C932 Bearing Bronze material.  This bearing is used to in the operation of various extrusion presses.  These presses can be found in steel and other metal mills across the globe.  On the sides of this sliding bearing

How to Calculate Plug Size for Graphite Plugged Bronze Bearings

  The addition of graphite plugs add multiple beneficial features to cast bronze bearings. The main benefits being self lubrication and the ability to maintain that lubrication at high temperature ranges.  The applications for graphite plugged bronze bearings are unlimited.   Often we receive questions regarding designing graphite plugged bronze bearings.  One common question is how

Bronze Plate- Sizes, Shapes, and Alloys

Bronze Plate is used in a wide range of applications. From wear liners supporting massive extrusion presses to decorative seats for park benches, bronze plates are found in a variety of places. Here at National Bronze Mfg. we consider ourselves the bronze plate experts. We stock bronze plate in a number of alloys and sizes.