Cerrobend 158

$15.00

*all pricing is in CAD

Cerrobend (158) is an alloy containing lead that can be melted using a candle and is the alloy of choice for tube bending.

Cerrobend is sold per 1 pound ingots. Adding 3 ingots to your cart = 3 lbs of material.

How to instructions on bending a tube with Cerrobend!

Description

Cerrobend (158) is an alloy containing lead that can be melted using a candle and is the alloy of choice for tube bending. At Purity, our Cerrobend Alloy is produced using only 100% virgin metals (not recycled). Each bar is approximately 1 lb so if you need 3 lbs, simply add a quantity of 3 to your cart.

Instructions on how to bend a tube using Cerrobend can be found here.

Chemical Characteristics

LOW 158
Typical End Use Melt Temp:  158°F (70°C) Density: 0.3390 lb/in3(9.38)
Bismuth  50%
Lead 26.7%
Tin 13.3%
Cadmium 10%
 Anchor bushings in drill jigs
 Internal or external support of delicate parts for machining
 Cores for spinning
 Fusible mandrels in filament winding.
 Fiberglas lamination
 Drop hammer and embossing dies
 Tube bending filler (up to 1-3/4″ diameter)
 Heat transfer medium in processing plastics, chemicals, etc. (up to 255°F)
 Shielding Blocks for Nuclear Medicine
INDUSTRY EQUIVALENTS: AIM 70, AsarcoLo 158, CerroBEND, Indalloy 158, Ostalloy 158

Cerro Alloys Physical Characteristics

Eutectics Non-Eutectics
Properties Low Low Low Low Low Low Low Low
117 136 158 255 281 158-190 217-440 281-338
Melting Temperature (oF) 117 136 158 255 281 165 240 302
Range oF 117-117 136 158-158 255-255 281-281 158-190 217-440 281-338
Melting Temperature (oC) 47 57 70 124 138 72 116 175
Range oC 47 – 47 57 – 57 70 – 70 124 – 124 138 – 138 70 – 88 103 – 227 138- 170
Tensile Strength Lbs/In2 5400 6300 5990 6400 8000 5400 13000 8000
Tensile Strength Kg/mm2 3.8 4.4 4.2 4.5 5.6 3.8 9.1 5.6
%Elongation in slow Loading 1.5 50 200 60-70 200 220 <1% 200
Brinell Hardness No. 12 14 9.2 10.2 22 9 19 22
*Specific Heat – Liquid/Solid .035 .032 .040 .035 .045 .040 .040 .047
*Latent Heat – Fusion Btu/Lb. 6 8 14 7.2 20 10 22
Conductivity (Electrical)
Compared with Pure Copper
3.34% 2.43% 4.17% 1.75% 5.00% 4.27% 2.57% 7.77%
*Maximum Load –
30 Seconds Lbs/In2
10000 8000 15000 9000 16000 15000
*Maximum Load –
5 Minutes Lbs/In2
4000 4000 9000 3800 10000 9500
*Safe Load Sustained –
Lbs/In2
300 300 500 300 300 50
*Approximate  
Eutectics Non Eutectics
Growth/Shrinkage Time after Casting Low Low Low Low Low Low Low Low
117 136 158 255 281 158-190 217-440 281-338
6 Minutes +.0002 +.0002 +.0027 -.0011 +.0007 -.0007 +.0014 -.0001
30 Minutes .0000 +.0001 +.0045 -.0010 +.0006 -.0009 +.0047 -.0001
1 Hour -.0001 .0000 +.0051 -.0008 +.0006 .0000 +.0048 -.0001
5 Hours -.0002 -.0002 +.0051 .0000 +.0005 +.0018 +.0049 -.0001
1 Day -.0002 -.0002 +.0051 +.0008 +.0005 +.0022 +.0051 -.0001
21 Days -.0002 -.0002 +.0057 +.0022 +.0005 +.0025 +.0061 -.0001
Cumulative Growth and Shrinkage, Inch per Inch Compared to Cold Mold Dimensions.

* Please Note: Due to the irregular shape of this metal, the weight of your shipped order is approximate.

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 6 x 4 x 3 in