Material Bronze
Bronze is a reddish alloy used in church bells, casted sculptures, canons and in bearings. It has a reasonable hardness, good weather resistance and is easy to cast.

The major alloying element in bronze is always copper. Normally the other major alloying element is tin but it can also be other metals like nickel.
Danish Name Bronze
Category Metals
Products Self-lubricating bearing
Churc bell
Casted sculpture
Kanon
Additional Info In the bronze-age it was discovered that a mixture of tin and copper was harder than both of the metals and therefore better suited for arms and tools. Melting temperature is around 1100 degrees.
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