BS EN 1984 CC491K (formerly BS 1400 LG2) is a leaded gunmetal bronze with excellent machinability and bearing properties.
Our most commonly cast Gunmetal alloy CC491K / LG2 is used in Valve Bodies, Fire Monitors, High Voltage Couplings, Pump Casings and many other applications. It is a very useful all-round alloy and has been in use centuries. It is also known as Red Brass, B62 or C86300 in the states and DIN 17656 RG5 in Europe..
Its good corrosion resistance, strength mechanical properties make it the ideal choice in pressure tight applications where the product is exposed to extreme conditions.
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