Porous 89/11 bronze: Characteristics

Amespore® bronze 89/11 filters

AMES offers its customers the ability to manufacture porous bronze filters and components with specific shapes.

Material Chemical composition Other characteristics
89/11 sintered bronze Sn: 10,0 - 11,5%,
others: 2% máx.,
Cu: rest
Not suitable for contact with food or sanitary water.

Maximum working temperature:
200°C in an oxidizing atmosphere, 450°C in a reducing atmosphere.

Coefficient of linear expansion: ≈18·10-6 K-1

Grade1 Total
porosity(%)
Pore size(µm) Filtering efficiency3
x (T=98%) (µm)
Permeability
α (10-12m2)
Shear strength
(MPa)
Minimum thickness
(mm)
Average Maximum2
B12 21 6 21.5 4 1.1 115 1,0
B24 29 22 54 14 11.1 100 1.0
B40 35 53 139 38 22.0 90 1.5
B60 38 65 240 54 58.3 75 1.5
B85 40 99 318 84 90.7 50 2.0
B110 42 123 320 118 97.7 45 2.0
B130 43 133 325 122 113,0 40 2,5
B150 44 148 357 135 132.0 35 2.5
B200 47 270 456 257 140.0 25 3.0
  1. Intermediate grades can be manufactured on demand.
  2. Equivalent to the bubble point, determined at a continuous flow rate of 5 ml/min.
  3. Single-pass measurement in water at 1 bar and 1 m/s.

Air pressure loss

Water pressure loss

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