Abstract

INDALLOY 160-190 is a bismth-base low-melting alloy that melts through th temperature range 160-190 F. It shrinks immediately upon solidification, grows back to zero in about one hour and then shows additional growth. This shrinkage-growth behavior makes it an ideal alloy for proof casting and precision measurement of internal dimensions. This alloy originally was developed for use by children for casting soldiers and other small objects. It performs best among the low-melting alloys for spraying in the spray forming of masks and molds and in metallizing. This datasheet provides information on composition, physical properties, hardness, and tensile properties. It also includes information on casting, heat treating, machining, and joining. Filing Code: Bi-34. Producer or source: Indium Corporation of America.

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