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

Proud to Manufacture in Michigan featured Company

    National Bronze Mfg. Co. has been spotlighted as the featured Michigan Manufacturer this week on the Proud to Manufacture in Michigan website. Proud to Manufacture in Michigan is an online directory of Michigan made products and their manufacturers.  This directory was created by the MMTC (Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center) as a way to promote and