A blue bar that separates the head section of the site from the body

C89835 Bismuth Tin Bronze

C89835 is a lead-free substitute for C93200 material. Properties are similar to C93200 however, bismuth does not lubricate as well as lead so a constant supply of lubrication is recommended when using this material.

Typical Applications


Faucets, Pump Components, Pipe Fittings, Plumbing Goods, Water Pump Impellers


Housings, Small Gears

Chemical Composition


Mechanical Properties

Tensile Strength, min30 ksi207 MPa
Yield Strength @ .5% ext under load min14 ksi97 MPa
Elongation in 2 in. or 50 mm min, % 6
Brinell Hardness 65
Machinability Rating 70

Physical Properties

 US CustomaryMetric
Melting Point-Liquidus1855 °F 1012 °C
Melting Point-Solidus1445 °F 785 °C 
Density0.321 lb/in 3
@ 68 °F
8.89 gm/cm 3
@ 20 °C 
Specific Gravity8.898.89
Electrical ResistivityN/AN/A
Electrical Conductivity14.5% IACS
@ 68 °F
0.084 MegaSiemens/cm
@ 20 °C
Thermal Conductivity38.0 Btu/sq ft/ft hr/°F  
@ 68 °F 
65.8 W/m
@ 20 °C 
Coefficient of
Thermal Expansion
10 ⋅ 10-6 per °F
(68-392 °F)
17.3 ⋅ 10-6 per °C
(20-100 C)
Specific Heat Capacity0.093 Btu/lb/°F
@ 68 °F 
389.6 J/kg  
@ 293 °C 
Modulus of Elasticity
in Tension
16900 ksi116522 MPa

Fabrication Properties

Joining TechniqueSuitability
Oxyacetylene WeldingNot Recommended
Gas Shielded Arc WeldingNot Recommended
Coated Metal Arc WeldingNot Recommended

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