#563. Bell Metal

- By Formula pot


  • Refer procedure


  1. Melt together under powdered charcoal, 100 parts of pure copper, with 20 parts of tin, and unite the two metals by frequently stirring the mass. Product very fine.

  2. Copper 3 parts; tin 1 part; as above. Some of the finest church bells in the world have this composition.

  3. Copper 2 parts: tin 1 part; as above.—4. Copper 72 parts; tin 26½ parts; iron 1½ parts. The bells of small clocks or pendules are made of this alloy in Paris.