White metal tin-based bearing alloy. 9% ant
© Brian & Mavis Bousfield / Science & Society
White metal tin-based bearing alloy. 9% antimony - 4% copper. The structure consists of antimony- tin cuboids (SbSn) and skeleton crystals/needle like shapes of copper-tin compound (Cu6 Sn8) in a tin rich matrix containing some antimony and copper in solution. Light micrograph in bright field. Magnification 100x.