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Busby Metals is the Top Global Source for C72900 Toughmet 3 – CuNi15Sn8

Toughmet 3 ® -Spinodal Alloy from Materion Brush Performance are utilized in multiple rigorous environments . Their patented EquiCast system creates an extremely fine-grained and uniform micro-structure, allowing for exceptionally high-quality and predictability.

Thanks to our best-in-class stocking and shipping abilities, Busby Metals is the best source you can turn to when working with Toughmet. Our experts can work with you to ensure you’re using the best alloy choices for each project, while ensureing your materials order arrives promptly – usually withing a few days.

Busby Metals stocks all tempers (CX, AT and TS)  of Toughmet Spinodal copper-nickel-bronze products:

C72900 Toughmet 3 ® AT (Hot Worked)

C72900 AT is hot worked and spinodal hardened, and is used in a wide variety of applications where high strength and anti-galling properties are a necessity. Unlike many other high-strength alloys, C72900 uses no lead or beryllium, making it a perfect alternative in situations where those metals should be avoided. C72900 can be found in a wide variety of aerospace, marine, and drilling applications.

It also features:

  • Superior resistance to corrosion and cavitation 
  • Excellent Low Coefficient of Friction
  • Excellent machine-ability
  • Tensile strength up to 140ksi
  • Toughness suitable for high-demand motor work and similar applications

C72900 Toughmet 3 ® TS (Cold Drawn)

C72900 TS is cold-worked but still spinodal hardened. This gives it exceptional toughness and high strength, along with superior impact resistance. C72900 sees wide usage in oil and gas exploration equipment, performance racing as well as in the aerospace industry.

Like C72900 Toughmet AT, the TS product still features superior anti-galling properties, corrosive resistance, and easy machinability.  

C96900 Toughmet 3 ®   CX (Cast Version)

For applications requiring truly exceptional strength and hardness, C96900 is one of the most frequently turned-to applications. It exhibits tensile strength, up to 120 ksi and hardness up to HRc 34, making it one of the most durable options on the market that doesn’t include beryllium. CX temper can also be produced in a 2-dimensional casting, this allows for great cost savings when deep ID milling is required. It’s also noted for having some of the highest corrosive and tarnishing resistance of any copper alloy as well it is the most cost effective alloy of the its group.

 C96900 can be found in some of the most demanding fields, including off-road vehicles, drilling, and heavy equipment manufacture.  

Busby Metals Brings You Diverse Stock, Superior Expertise, and Reliable Service

With over 70 years in service, Busby Metals has both the in-house experience and extensive industry relationships that make us relied-upon by companies around the world. With operations on three continents – America, Europe, and China – no matter where you are, we can get you the products you need quickly with proper certification and transparency.

For more information on our full line of copper alloys and other materials, please contact Busby Metals today.