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EN15 Phosphor bronze?

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mick H04/07/2018 09:37:31
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Does anyone recognise the code EN15 engraved onto a rod of what I think is phosphor bronze?

Mick

Speedy Builder504/07/2018 10:58:04
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they normally stamp a batch number on the end, but that number is a bit short ??

Mick B105/07/2018 17:20:23
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According to this:-

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780080108353500215

...it's a carbon manganese steel.

Hopper06/07/2018 03:20:11
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EH or EN 15 ? You have one in the heading, the other in the text.

mick H07/07/2018 12:51:08
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Sorry Hopper.... and well spotted......it is EN15.

Mick

Jim Nic07/07/2018 15:12:52
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According to my copy of the Model Engineers Handbook EN15 is a plain carbon steel, modern designation 150M36.

Jim

mick H07/07/2018 21:02:06
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This stuff is quite definitely not steel. I suppose the mark might be a local code.

Mick

Hopper08/07/2018 05:56:43
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Perhaps EN15 was the spec of the steel for the shaft to run in bushes made of the bronze you have? We can only speculate, I guess.

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