Cerrobase (Bolton 255)

Cerrobase (Bolton 255)

  • $11.00


Product # LB120002     Alloy # 5550-1

Orders ship in 1-2 days.  Orders over 10 lbs., may be fulfilled with 2 lb. ingots which are slightly thicker ½" H

  • Weight: 1 pound (sold by the pound, not the piece) 
  • Dimension: 3" Square x ¼" H
  • Eutectic Alloy
  • Contains the following metals - Bismuth and Lead
  • Melting Temperature 255º F or 124.0º C
  • Density .38 lbs./In  
  • 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

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