Bronze powder PM-BR101P

Powmet bronze 90/10 powder, -35+10µm

PM-BR101P is a gas atomized bronze powder (10% tin content), specifically developed for laser melting applications. PM-BR101P is carefully prepared by using a special atomizing process, that guarantees spherical powder particle geometry and maximizing the powder quality. Composition and size distribution (-35+10μm) have been designed to maximize energetic absorption from laser beam during the laser melting process. PM-BR101P can be used with success in all the laser melting machines. The powder offers excellent flowability; it has extremely high shininess and lustrous color after finishing. The alloy is not suitable for age-hardening.

bronze powder

Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) image of the powder (SE, 600x).

Powder Type
Material

Metallic Powder

Typology

Bronze

Production

Gas-atomization

Nominal size

-35+10μm

Morphology

Spherical

Color

Reddish

Application

Add. Manuf.

Chemical Composition (%wt.)
Cu

90.0

Sn

10.0

Physical Properties
Bulk density (g/cm3)

8.70

App. Density (g/cm3)

approx. 3.9

Tap. Density (g/cm3)

approx. 4.2

Flowability (sec./50g)

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Size Distribution
d10 (μm) approx. 16
d50 (μm) approx. 25
d90 (μm) approx. 38

All above reported data refer to the product in powder form and they are obtained using standard internal laboratory methods and procedures. All data could be subjected to changes without notice.

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