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A brass water fitting in dezincification resistant brass has been brazed. Should it be re-heat treated?

Yes, heat to 500 to 525oC, hold for two hours and slow cool, to ensure an all alpha structure.

A drawing refers to a material as B16. What is this?

B16 is an ASTM specification for free cutting brass rod and bar.

A drawing specifies TUNGUM for a pipe. What is TUNGUM?

TUNGUM is a trade name for aluminium-nickel-silicon-brass.  CZ127 (CW700R)

Pub 030 - Copper-nickel Alloys, Properties and Applications

Details of the composition and properties of the 90/10 and 70/30 copper-nickel alloys are given, together with examples of their applications. 1982. 40pp.

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Pub 031 - Copper-nickel 90/10 and 70/30 Alloys, Technical Data

Physical and mechanical properties of the two most commonly encountered copper-nickel alloy types are presented. 1982. 32pp.

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Pub 033 - Copper Tube in Domestic Water Services

Information on the design and installation of copper domestic water services. Includes pipework jointing, tube bending, DZR brass. 2000. 36pp. (Out of print.)

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Pub 036 - Use of Copper-nickel Cladding on Ships and Boat Hulls

Description of the use of copper-nickel cladding resistant to corrosion and marine biofouling and its economic advantages. 1985. 16pp.

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Pub 037 - Copper-nickel Cladding for Offshore Structures

The cost savings available when copper-nickel cladding is used to prevent corrosion and marine biofouling are significant. This publication details how they can be achieved. 1986. 16pp.

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Pub 038 - Materials for Seawater Pipeline Systems

Gives reasons for choice of 90/10 copper-nickel alloy in preference to other materials for many applications. 1986. 16pp.

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Pub 040 - Data Sheet PB 102

Contains physical and mechanical properties of wrought 5% tin phosphor bronze, PB102. 1969. 12pp.

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Pub 041 - Clear Protective Coatings for Copper and Copper Alloys

Detailed description of the range of coatings available with application methods and recommendations for use. 1991. 24pp.

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Pub 042 - Copper and Copper Alloy Castings

Discusses the applications of all copper casting alloys commonly available in Europe with recommendations as to choice of alloy. Casting processes and product design considerations are considered. 1991. 62pp.

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