Belmont Bulletin

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Adding Iron into Copper Alloys: Properties and Advantages

Many of the metals used in applications are the combinations of several different types of materials. The reason for this is quite simple. Many pure metals have the unique properties we need in certain types of applications. Such as in the case of copper, this metal offers excellent corrosion resistance in saltwater environments. It also…

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Art Casting: White Bronze vs. White Brass

Brass and bronze has long been used in the art casting and jewelry manufacturing industries. Brass alloys have excellent fluidity and malleability, while bronze alloys are very hard and brittle with low melting points. While we often think of these alloys as having colors ranging from brown to gold or red, there are also white…