Featuring 158°F, 203°F radiation shielding alloys, pipe bending alloys, and low temperature solders. Eutectic: melting points from 117° – 281°F.Non-eutectic: melting points from 107° – 338°F.Mellottes metal, Rose metal, Wood’s metal, and others. Low-melting alloy wire.

Low-Melting or Fusible alloys (Also known as Eutectic and Non-Eutectic Alloys) are generally the alloys that melt below 450 Deg. F. ( 233 Deg. C ). The most useful are the alloys containing high percentages of Bismuth combined with Lead, Tin, Cadmium, Indium and other metals. The low melting temperature and unique growth/shrinkage characteristics of these alloys lead to a greater diversity in useful applications than almost any other alloy system.


From radiation therapy shielding applications to creating chucks for holding parts during machining , from being used as filler material when bending pipe or tube to creating fusible elements in automatic fire sprinklers , Low-Melting alloys continue to have a quiet yet profound impact on our lives.


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Characteristics of Low Melting Alloys

Manufacturers around the globe rely on quality materials to create a range of parts, equipment and products for businesses and consumers. During the assembly process, different materials may need to be joined together for a tight seal, cast in a mold to a designed form, or bent into a new direction without collapsing. Low melting…

Liquid metal’s low melting point

Fusible alloys’ low melting point makes them useful in a wide variety of applications The melting point of aluminum is 1,220 degrees Fahrenheit. Carbon steel melts somewhere between 2,600 and 2,800 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperature needs to rise all the way up to 6,150 degrees Fahrenheit to melt tungsten. Specialized furnaces are needed to…

The Basics of Bismuth

This white element is an essential part of many alloys Purple-Silver, crystalline Bismuth has been in use since the early days of alloying, although during those times, it was often mistaken for Lead. It’s the most naturally diamagnetic element, which means it repels both north and south, and it has one of the lowest values…