Cerrobase (Bolton 255)
- Also known as Bolton 255
- Weight = 1 pound - Dimension: 3" Square x ¼" H (approximate)
- Eutectic Alloy
- Melting Temperature 255º F or 124.0º C
- Density .38 lbs./In3
- 10.3 g/cc Initial shrinkage followed by slow growth with a maximum of .022" per inch.
Alloy is used to anchor:Cutlery handles, inserts in wood, metal plastic; metal parts in glass. Make fusible spinning chucks; mandrels for electroforms; drop hammer dies, stretch form blocks; molds for plaster, plastics; filler for tube bending (tubes over 1-3/4” diameter); hydrodynamic forming; seamless fittings; duplicate patterns in pottery and foundry; liquid metal in autoclaves, heat treating