Belmont Bulletin

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Benefits of Alloying Ag with Copper Alloys

Copper use is numerous and widespread. From electrical wires to copper pipe fittings, industries around the world employ this metal for their operations. Typically, copper is not the sole metal used in applications. Other metals will be alloyed with this material to provide a wide range of properties and characteristics. Silver (Ag) is an element…

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Benefits of Alloying Ag with Sn Alloys

While tin (Sn) is not mentioned as often as copper, it is another widely used metal for industrial applications. Tin is used most in electroplating, where the metal is used to coat other base metals to provide protection from other factors such as corrosion. Electroplating can also provide a more aesthetically pleasing appearance. The tin…

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Different Grades of Copper

Copper is a commercial metal that is used throughout the world due to its mechanical and structural properties. This metal offers excellent thermal and electrical conductivity. Also, it resists corrosion as its malleability and ductility allows the metal to be easily worked and fabricated. There are different grades of metal based on its purity levels….

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Different Grades of Tin

Tin is used through the world in a range of different applications. It is commonly used as coatings on other metals, such as steel sheets that are manufactured into beverage cans and other food containers. This metal is also found in ornamental products as well as costume jewelry. Tin can be alloyed to other base…