Oil & Gas
Alloys for the Oil and Gas Industry
NBM Metals has brought together a range of alloys, specifically for oil and gas applications, so as to provide you with one source to turn to for your ongoing requirements.
This family of copper alloys is used for a wide variety of applications, such as flex shafts, valve stems, pump shafts, BOP parts, rock bit bearings and bushings, pump impellers, wear plates, marine hardware, and many other demanding applications where heavy loads, corrosion, conductivity, and/or abrasion a concern. NBM Metals has the copper alloys the oil and gas industry demands ready for immediate shipment to anywhere in the United States or across the world.View PDF
C10100 / C10200 Oxygen Free CopperAvailable in solid bars, bus tubes, bus bars, sheet and plates
Oxygen-Free Electronic Copper is a 99.99% pure copper with 0.0005% oxygen content. C101 achieves a minimum 101% IACS conductivity rating. This copper is finished to a final form in a carefully regulated, oxygen-free environment. C10100 has HIgh Ductility, High electrical and terminal conductivity and low volatility under high vacuum.
C11000 Electrolytic Tough Pitch CopperAvailable in solid bars, bus tubes, and bus bars
For most industrial applications, these alloys are considered to be pure copper. As such, they are best known for their highly conductive properties and usage in both thermal and electrical applications.These alloys are non-corrosive, highly malleable,and ductile. Uses include bus bar and heat transfer type applications.
C17200 Beryllium CopperAvailable in solid & hollow bars, and plates Tempers Available: TF00, TB00, DST, FMC
This copper alloy can have the highest mechanical properties of all copper alloys.This alloy also has excellent bearing qualities with extremely high compressive strength for high loading applications. It also has excellent abrasion and corrosion resistant properties,plus outstanding cryogenic characteristics.
C36000 Free Machining BrassFree Machining Brass
Available in solids & hollow bars, flat bars, hex, and squares This alloy sets the standard for machinability, and is used for the manufacturing of various machined components. Free machining brass can also be thread rolled and deep drilled. Primary applications include fluid connectors, low pressure valves,and gas fittings.
C44300 Admiralty BrassAvailable in tubes
Usually made to order to meet the engineering requirements of the Oil & Gas industry,this alloys thermal conductivity and non-corrosive properties has it utilized in heat exchange applications. Other applications include artificial lift hydraulics, and pneumatic pump liners.
C46400 Naval Brass - Lead FreeNaval Brass - Lead Free Available in solid bars, hex bars, flats, and plates
This lead free alloy maintains a machinability of 30% and posses mechanical properties better than regular brass. Typical uses are in seal glands, nuts, valve stems & seats. Its name 'Naval Brass' stems from its marine application usage such as marine hardware,flanges, baffle plates, and end plates (Discs) for heat exchangers.
C61400 Aluminum BronzeAvailable in solid bars and plates
This alloy is recommended for corrosive applications requiring characteristics. Plate in this alloy is resistant to grain boundary stress corrosion cracking. This allows the material's strength to exceed potential stress levels in corrosive environments.
C63000 Nickel Aluminum BronzeAvailable in solid bars and plates
A high strength, tough nickel aluminum bronze used where high mechanical properties are required. This alloy is a heat treatable aluminum bronze containing 5% nickel,that provides excellent bearing properties with good corrosion resistance. It is used extensively for valve stems, pump shafts, seal glands, and BOP parts.
C70600 Copper Nickel "90/10"Available in solid bars, plate, tube
Copper nickel offers excellent corrosion resistance, especially in marine salt water environments. The main, wrought copper-nickel alloys chosen for sea water service contain 10 percent nickel. They also have important additions of iron and manganese which are necessary to maintain good corrosion resistance.
C71500 Copper Nickel "70/30"Available in solid bars, plate, tube
Copper nickel offers superior corrosion resistance, especially in marine salt water environments. The main, wrought copper-nickel alloys chosen for sea water service contain 30 percent nickel. They also have important additions of iron and manganese which are necessary to maintain good corrosion resistance.
C86300 Manganese BronzeAvailable in solid & hollow bars and wear plates
This cast manganese bronze is typically supplied in continuous castor centrifugally cast bars and tubes for high load bearing applications.This material achieves over 110 ksi tensile strength and an elongation of 14% minimum. It is excellent in applications requiring high strength metal to metal wear such as wear bushings, pump impellers, and linage bushings.
C93200 High Leaded Tin Bronze "SAE 660"Available in solid & hollow bars, wear plates,and shapes
This alloy is the most popular of the bearing bronzes. It has outstanding bearing properties at low and medium loads.Also, its 7% lead content makes it highly machinable. Many rotating parts of modern drilling rigs utilize this low friction, general purpose bronze alloy.
C95400 Aluminum Bronze "9C"Available in solid & hollow bars and wear plates
This is the most popular aluminum bronze and is used in a lot of different industrial applications. This extra tough bearing material is used for heavy loads with good resistance to impact and corrosion. Aluminum bronze has a lot of good properties and is the most readily available high strength bearing material.Additional applications include wear plates, mechanical guides,marine hardware, and valve seats.
C95500 Aluminum Bronze "9D"Available in solid & hollow bars and wear plates
This is the most popular aluminum bronze and is used in a lot of different industrial applications. This extra tough bearing material is used for heavy loads with good resistance to impact and corrosion. Aluminum bronze has a lot of good properties and is the most readily available high strength bearing material. Additional applications include wear plates, mechanical guides, marine hardware, and valve seats.
C95800 "Alpha" Nickel Aluminum BronzeAvailable in solid & hollow bars and wear plates
This alloy is typically used for parts that come in contact with sea water. Bars can be supplied in a stress relieved condition so as to prevent "stress corrosion cracking." Typical applications are for vertical turbine pumps, propeller hubs and blades, and other marine hardware and fittings