Titanium

Introduction To Bronze

Bronzes are copper-based alloys consisting mainly of 80 – 95% copper with other alloying elements, including tin, silicon, nickel, aluminium, iron, zinc, or manganese. Because of the wide range of bronze alloys and compositions, bronze is a versatile and widely used material. Bronze is a highly ductile material and exhibits relatively lower friction against other metals. Bronze is the most preferred material when high strength, hardness, wear resistance, and corrosion resistance are required, especially in marine applications. Because bronze is both strong and versatile, it is commonly used for sacrificial bushings.

Bronze bushings and wear pads have a long service life and are resistant to shock, impact, wear, and corrosion. To reduce friction and wear, they require an external lubricant, such as grease or oil, both during installation and operation. Kormax, with over 75 years of Foundry experience, is a reliable partner for large Bronze Alloy castings. Alloy selection, component design, manufacturing, and semi-finished material supply are among our areas of expertise. Kormax is well equipped for rapid and large-scale production due to its large inventory.

Leaded Bronze

Leaded Bronze alloys combine lead, tin, and zinc to create a range of alloys suitable for bearings, gears, sliding pads, and other light-duty applications. Leaded Bronzes provide light to medium duty strength, good machining properties, and are corrosion resistant…

Leaded Bronze alloys combine lead, tin, and zinc to create a range of alloys suitable for bearings, gears, sliding pads, and other light-duty applications. Leaded Bronzes provide light to medium duty strength, good machining properties, and are corrosion resistant…

PB2 Phosphor Bronze

Excellent wear resistance
Good machinability
Suitable for heavy sliding applications

630 Nickel Aluminium Bronze

Wide variety of sizes in small increments
Extruded material gives superior strength – Kormax’s toughest off-the-shelf material
Exceptional wear & corrosion resistance

Alluminium Bronze

Leaded Bronze alloys combine lead, tin, and zinc to create a range of alloys suitable for bearings, gears, sliding pads, and other light-duty applications. Leaded Bronzes provide light to medium duty strength, good machining properties, and are corrosion resistant…

Leaded Bronze alloys combine lead, tin, and zinc to create a range of alloys suitable for bearings, gears, sliding pads, and other light-duty applications. Leaded Bronzes provide light to medium duty strength, good machining properties, and are corrosion resistant…

PB2 Phosphor Bronze

Excellent wear resistance
Good machinability
Suitable for heavy sliding applications

630 Nickel Aluminium Bronze

Wide variety of sizes in small increments
Extruded material gives superior strength – Kormax’s toughest off-the-shelf material
Exceptional wear & corrosion resistance

Phosphor Bronze

Leaded Bronze alloys combine lead, tin, and zinc to create a range of alloys suitable for bearings, gears, sliding pads, and other light-duty applications. Leaded Bronzes provide light to medium duty strength, good machining properties, and are corrosion resistant…

Leaded Bronze alloys combine lead, tin, and zinc to create a range of alloys suitable for bearings, gears, sliding pads, and other light-duty applications. Leaded Bronzes provide light to medium duty strength, good machining properties, and are corrosion resistant…

PB2 Phosphor Bronze

Excellent wear resistance
Good machinability
Suitable for heavy sliding applications

630 Nickel Aluminium Bronze

Wide variety of sizes in small increments
Extruded material gives superior strength – Kormax’s toughest off-the-shelf material
Exceptional wear & corrosion resistance

High-Performance Bronze

Leaded Bronze alloys combine lead, tin, and zinc to create a range of alloys suitable for bearings, gears, sliding pads, and other light-duty applications. Leaded Bronzes provide light to medium duty strength, good machining properties, and are corrosion resistant…

Leaded Bronze alloys combine lead, tin, and zinc to create a range of alloys suitable for bearings, gears, sliding pads, and other light-duty applications. Leaded Bronzes provide light to medium duty strength, good machining properties, and are corrosion resistant…

PB2 Phosphor Bronze

Excellent wear resistance
Good machinability
Suitable for heavy sliding applications

630 Nickel Aluminium Bronze

Wide variety of sizes in small increments
Extruded material gives superior strength – Kormax’s toughest off-the-shelf material
Exceptional wear & corrosion resistance

Why Choose Us

Kormax operates in various sectors across the world, utilising our leading engineering, manufacturing, and global distribution capabilities to offer world-class solutions for engineers. As a fourth-generation family-owned business, Kormax brings 75 years of Foundry and Engineering Metals experience to your project.

75 Years Experience

Est. 1947. We have over 75 years of Foundry experience

Adding Value

Our solutions-orientated and innovative team adds value to projects

Supply Security

De-risking supply chain with customised solutions

Top-tier Foundries

Multiple Foundry facilities across 4 different countries

Reliability

3 Warehouse Facilities across NZ, AU and USA

ISO Certification

ISO Certified for ISO 9001, ISO 14401 and ISO 45501

6061 Aluminium Alloy

Kormax Bronze Manufacturing Methods

Kormax bronze is manufactured using finely controlled production methods of either extrusion, or more commonly continuous/centrifugal casting techniques. Continuous and Centrifugal casting methods ensure that hardness and strength are superior to sand-casting. It also means that the material has a fine grain structure and is free from porosity. Continuous casting can produce bars of solid round, hollow round, flat, and square amongst others from ½”/12.7 mm up to 18”/457.2 mm. Centrifugal casting is employed for making hollow round profiles up to 236”/6000 mm diameter.

Kormax can also obtain Extruded Bronze, which produces a highly consistent grain structure as well as higher tensile strength than other casting methods. Extruded Bronze is typically used for highly critical components such as aircraft undercarriage components and superyacht fittings.

Kormax can source the best Bronze alloy in the most optimal profile and size for your project and custom sizes and profiles are available upon request.