EDRO now proudly carries PerforMet™, a nickel silicide strengthened copper alloy that has been optimized for automotive powertrain applications.

High Conductivity

High Strength at Elevated Temperatures

Corrosion and Wear Resistance

Good Machinability

PerforMet™ alloy from Materion is a nickel-silicide  strengthened copper alloy with high strength and high thermal conductivity. It resists mechanical wear, corrosion and galling and has a low coefficient of friction when mated to other metals. PerforMet alloy retains its strength at elevated temperatures. It is non-magnetic and easily machined.

Applications Include:
  • Valve seats
  • Valve guides
  • Piston rings
  • Plain bearings
Forms Available:
  • 1/2″ – 3″ Rods
  • Other sizes and forms available upon request