How Do You Tell the Difference Between Brass and Bronze?
Click to Expand Brass and bronze are two metals often used interchangeably, but they are not the same. Although both are copper alloys, they have different properties and are used for various purposes. Therefore, knowing the difference between these metals is crucial, especially when choosing the right material for a specific project. This article will […]
What Is an Alloy?
Click to Expand An alloy is a substance made up of two or more metals or a metal and a non-metal. It could consist of a single phase (solid solution), a combination of metallic phases (two or more solutions), or an intermetallic complex without a clear phase boundary. Metal alloys are renowned for their power, […]
Guide to Copper Alloy 122: Properties and Applications
The addition of phosphorus to copper alloy 122 makes it an excellent option for heavy-forming processes. In fact, this material is easier to braze and weld than 110 copper, even if they are almost identical mechanically. Also, copper alloy 122 has great resistance to corrosion caused by water, weather, and soil. This makes it an […]
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C110 Copper Alloy Guide: Properties and Applications
Copper 110, often referred to as C110, is a copper alloy that has been specifically formulated to have superior electrical and thermal conductivity. The ideal application for this metal would be in any type of equipment where electricity must flow from one point to another, such as wiring or electrical components. C110 Copper is […]
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Guide to 360 Brass
360 brass is one of the most popular copper alloys available today. The 60-40 mixture of copper and zinc found in 360 brass creates an alloy with high corrosion resistance, impressive strength, and high durability. 360 brass’s 3% lead composition also helps to improve the machinability and workability of the alloy. Thanks to these desirable […]
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