​General Smelting of Canada has been supplying high quality alloys to the jewelry and pewter industry for over 50 years.

There are 3 main alloy families for jewelry and pewter applications:

Protective friction barriers for bearings and other components

General Smelting of Canada has been supplying high quality Babbitt alloys to the industry for over 50 years.

There are 2 main Babbitt alloy families

  • Tin-based alloys (lead free)
  • Tin-based alloys (containing lead*)
  • Lead-based alloys*

We can manufacture a variety of alloys to meet your specifications. Many casting shapes are available (ingots from 7 lbs to 65 lbs).

Minimum production quantity requirements vary depending on the requested alloy and casting shape.

Please contact us for more details.

 

* With a uniquely high density, lead can be used to increase the physical quality of certain products such as sports medals. Restrictions regulating lead levels in pewter, jewelry and other castings are in place. Make sure the alloy you select meets applicable maximum lead level regulations and specifications.