Definitions for "Phosphor Bronze"
Keywords:  deoxidizing, bronze, tin, alloy, copper
Copper base alloy with 3.5 10 % of tin to which phosphorus has been added in a molten state in varying amounts of less than 1% for deoxidizing and strengthening purposes.
a corrosion-resistant bronze containing phosphorus; used in bearings and gears
This strong and relatively hard alloy is used to fabricate metal parts and springs. Phosphor bronze is resistant to corrosion.