Bismuth Tin Bronze Alloy, C89835 is a lead-free replacement for C93200, C84400, and C83600. It is compliant with the “Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act”. This lead free alloy is used for faucets, pump components, water pump impellers, and pipe fittings in applications where potable water is concerned. C89835 retains 70% machinability with the addition of bismuth in place of lead. This lead free, bismuth alloy is continuous cast and available in rounds and tube.
The “Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act”, was passed by Congress on 1/4/11 with an effective date of 1/4/14. The term lead-free as it pertains to C89835, calls out for “not more than a weighted average of .25% lead when used with respect to the wetted surfaces of pipes, pipe fittings, plumbing fittings and fixtures”.
Other terms for this alloy are: C89835, lead free bronze, bismuth bronze, lead-free bismuth bronze, bismuth tin bronze, lead-free bismuth tin bronze.
Related products: C93200; C83600; C84400