Structure and Properties Research of Casts Made with Copper Alloys Matrix

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The article presents the research results obtained at the Department of Foundry of Non-Ferrous Metals at the Foundry Faculty of AGH, the University of Science and Technology, in Krakow. The research comprises the processes connected with the technology of melting, refining and making casts based on copper matrix, both contemporary and historical, especially bronzes containing tin, zinc and lead. These issues are well-known but they still pose problems for contemporary foundries. The article presents the results of modifying formulas on the improvement of mechanical properties and limiting casting defects.

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