Aluminum Bronze – Variations, Designations, and Applications

Aluminum Bronze is a broad term for a group of bronze alloys known for their superior combination of mechanical and chemical properties.  Aluminum Bronzes are generally used when standard bearing grade bronze will not withstand specific conditions.  Over the years many aluminum bronze alloys have been given different names, varying from official organization specifications to

Cost Advantages of Bronze Sleeve Bearings

This article was taken from the Copper Development Association: Bronze Sleeve Bearings: Are you designing for lowest cost? Bronze bearings are the most widely used sleeve bearing type, industry-wide. Even so, there seems to be a few misconceptions about these versatile products concerning their applicability, performance and most of all – their cost effectiveness.

How to measure bushings with a flange

Quite often we receive questions on how to properly measure the dimensions of bronze bushings with a flange.  The following explanation will assist you in measuring these types of bushing.  It will also help when requesting quotations for this type of product. Flange bushings are sleeve type bearings with a “flange” or “shoulder” on one