How to Make Aluminum Bronze: Alloying Molten Copper and Aluminum at Home

How to Make Aluminum Bronze: Alloying Molten Copper and Aluminum at Home

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Today I make some ingots of aluminum bronze in my fire brick furnace! Aluminum bronze is an alloy of copper and aluminum with some pretty amazing characteristics. It looks like gold, resists tarnishing, work hardens like nobody's business, and i hear it it can run a 5 minute mile. Ok, i may have made that last one up, but it's still pretty awesome. I'm making this alloy for sand casting. My first project will come next week, and aluminum bronze hammer for blacksmithing. I'm doing this alongside fellow youtuber SWDweeb, his alloying video can be found here: https://youtu.be/ULdylV1sKDc I built this furnace and burner, videos available on my channel somewhere. I can't be bothered to find the link. I'm sorry. Ok fine, here's the furnace video https://youtu.be/QzbuNlCO52Y Mailing Address: 1818 Milton Ave STE 100 #1973 Janesville, WI 53545-9998 We have a community Discord server. To join, send me an email at vloggarage@gmail.com, or click here: https://discord.gg/TQWeGJU Follow me on twitter at https://twitter.com/VlogGarage Instagram: http://www.Instagram.com/pauls.garage Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/paulsgarage Music: "Quirky Dog" by Kevin MacLeod. http://incompetech.com/ #metalcasting #foundry

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