Copper

Bronze

Bronze is an alloy that consists primarily of copper with the addition of tin & sometime arsenic, phosphorus, aluminum, manganese, and silicon. All of these ingredients produce an alloy much harder than copper alone. Bronze is of dull-gold color. The difference between bronze and brass is that bronze¬†will have faint rings on its¬†surface. Bronze Applications Bronze is used in the…

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Copper

Copper and Copper Alloys

There are more than 400 copper alloys, each with a unique combination of properties, to suit many applications, manufacturing processes and environments. Pure copper has the best electrical and thermal conductivity of any commercial metal. Today, over half of the copper produced is used in electrical and electronic applications and this leads to a convenient classification of the types of copper…

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