What material are church bells made of?

cast iron
copper
bronze
ceramics
The tra­di­tion­al metal for church bells is a bronze of about 23% tin. Steel was tried during the busy church-build­ing period of mid-19th-­cen­tu­ry England, for its economy over bronze, but was found not to be durable.

Answers distribution

cast iron
copper
bronze
ceramics
answers
flagItaly
0%
6%
93%
0%
16
flagGermany
12%
4%
78%
2%
71
flagthe United Kingdom
16%
6%
74%
3%
99
flagCanada
10%
5%
73%
5%
19
flagUU
0%
27%
72%
0%
11
flagPoland
9%
14%
71%
2%
4848
flagFrance
20%
10%
70%
0%
10
flagNorway
16%
16%
66%
0%
12
flagthe United States
29%
18%
47%
4%
185
flagIndia
26%
15%
45%
13%
46
flagLithuania
9%
36%
45%
0%
11

Gender

men79%
women73%
cast iron
8%
9%
copper
10%
15%
bronze
79%
73%
ceramics
1%
2%

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