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Why Bronze?

Posted by Diversified Bronze on Monday, Feb 5th, 2018

It may surprise you to know, but here at Diversified Bronze & Manufacturing, Inc. (DBM), we work with more than just bronze. We’ve got a wide variety of materials at our disposal—from aluminum and brass to plastic and steel—to meet the varied needs of our customers. But there’s a reason we chose only one material—bronze—to…

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How the Construction Industry Uses DBM Custom Machined Parts

Posted by Diversified Bronze on Sunday, Dec 31st, 2017

The custom machined parts we make here at Diversified Bronze & Manufacturing, Inc. (DBM) in Braham, MN are built to take a beating. It’s a good thing, too, considering the clients we work with. Our construction industry clients in particular put their equipment—and our parts—through the ringer. With  nearly 40 years in the industry and…

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Benefits of Using Custom Bronze Parts

Posted by Diversified Bronze on Thursday, Nov 30th, 2017

We provide built-to-print parts to a range of industries including agriculture, boat docks, forestry, and oil and gas.  Our precision machining and fabricating capabilities ensures that your company can keep its equipment running smoothly and at peak efficiency. Our team of skilled, experienced, trained machinists have the ability to look at your print and machine…

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Product Spotlight: Cast Bronze Bearings

Posted by Diversified Bronze on Tuesday, Oct 31st, 2017

A lot of the technology we use today is relatively recent, popping up for the first time around the Industrial Revolution and then undergoing refinement and innovation until ending up where it is today. Cast bronze bearings, however, have been used in some form or another for hundreds of years. Bronze bearings come in all…

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Selecting Bronze Bearings Materials: What You Need to Know

Posted by Diversified Bronze on Saturday, Sep 30th, 2017

Bronze bearings are everywhere in machine design because they are, quite frankly, essential to keeping these machines from falling apart. Without them, the range of movement for certain mechanics would be way outside of the desired motion, increasing friction between various moving parts and wreaking all sorts of havoc on the machine itself. These bearings…

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Common Modern Uses for Bronze

Posted by Diversified Bronze on Tuesday, Sep 5th, 2017

Since the Bronze Age, 3200 BC to 600 BC, humans have used this metal alloy to make metal tools that have lead to societal advancements. While the different formulas and uses of bronze have changed over time, its qualities continue to make it the perfect alloy for many tools, instruments and works of art. The…

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Regulatory Trends Driving an Increase in Copper Demand

Posted by Diversified Bronze on Wednesday, Aug 30th, 2017

While not everybody agrees about how to treat, manage, and protect the environment, one thing that everybody in the copper industry can agree on is that environmental regulations have changed a lot over the course of the last 20 years. Based on several current trends, it does not look as though they will stop changing…

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