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ERCuSi-A Silicon Bronze Welding Wire

ERCuSi-A is used for welding of Silicon Bronze Copper or Aluminum Bronze of low aluminum content. It can also be used for brazing malleable iron and light gauge steel.


ERCuSi-A Silicon Bronze Welding Wire

ERCuSi-A Silicon Bronze Welding Wire APPLICATION

ERCuSi-A Unibraze Silicon Bronze is a copper-based filler metal that contains 3% Silicon and trace amounts of manganese, tin, and zinc. It is used primarily for oxyacetylene welding of copper, copper-silicon, and copper-zinc metals to themselves and to steel. Unibraze Silicon Bronze is excellent for plain or galvanized steel sheet metal as well as other coated steels. It is also used for surfacing areas that are subjected to corrosion. The Oxyacetylene gas flame should be slightly oxidizing. Keep the weld puddle small in order to promote fast solidification and minimize cracking. A high boric acid flux should be used both before and during welding. Preheat is NOT recommended.

ERCuSi-A Silicon Bronze Welding Wire Physical & Mechanical Properties:

Solids-Temperature  910℃Density 8.5kg/dm³    Elongation 40%     Liquids-Temperature 1025℃Tensile Strength 330-370N/mm²  Brinell Hardness 80HB

ERCuSi-A Silicon Bronze Welding Wire PACKING:
MIG / TIG and  500lb wooden spools products are available.

Preheat / Interpass Recommendations
Preheating copper – base alloys are frequently unnecessary provided section thicknesses are not unusually heavy.
Preheat and Interpass temperatures will vary depending on section thickness, selected weld process and other variables.

ERCuSi-A Silicon Bronze Welding Wire CHEMICAL COMPOSITE(%)

Standard ISO24373 GB/T9460 BS EN14640 AWS A5.7 DIN 1733
Class Cu6560 SCu6560 Cu6560 C65600 2.1461
Alloy CuSi3Mn1 CuSi3Mn CuSi3Mn1 ERCuSi-A SG-CuSi3
Cu bal. bal. bal. bal. bal.
Al 0.02 max 0.1 0.01 0.01 max 0.01
Fe 0.5 max 0.5 0.5 0.5 max 0.03
Mn 0.5-1.5 max 1.5 0.5-1.5 1.5 0.5-1.5
P 0.05 0.02 max 0.02
Pb 0.02 max 0.02 0.02 0.02 max 0.2
Si 2.8-4.0 2.8-4.0 2.8-4.0 2.8-4.0 2.8-4.0
Sn 0.2 max 1 0.2 1 max 0.2
Zn 0.4 max 1 0.2 1 max 0.2
Other 0.5 max 0.5 0.4 0.5 max 0.4

Classification certification like CCS, DNV, BV, LR, NK, KR, RS shall be provided upon request.
Please note that the above specifications are “general specifications” that pertain to the majority of our production. These specifications should only be used for general, informational purposes. For the actual specification, please check with us when order placed.


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