Bronze has surprisingly almost limitless uses in modern industry. Metal craftsmen have used bronze to create both highly decorative and utilitarian objects for service from architectural structures to beautiful public artworks, and from electronics to various industrial applications.
Bronze with a composition primarily of copper, can be shaped or extruded into bronze bars, tubes, or sheet metals, and, and in turn, are smelted into a variety of objects, tools, component parts, and other applications. Bronze is one of the few metals in the world with characteristics that make the material ideal for applications in the arts, commerce and industry. Here are some of the reasons why bronze is the quintessential metal to work with.