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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. CW700R (CZ127).

Copper-nickel Alloys, Properties and Applications - Pub 030

Copper nickel properties and applications are provided in this technical publication. Composition and properties of the 90/10 and 70/30 copper-nickel alloys are given, together with examples of their applications. 1982. 40pp. Archive for reseach purposes.

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

Copper nickel technical data for 90/10 and 70/30 alloys including compositions, physical, mechanical and fabrication properties for these two most commonly encountered copper-nickel alloys. 1982. 32pp. Archive for reseach purposes.

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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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Copper-nickel Cladding for Offshore Structures- Pub 037

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

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Materials for Seawater Pipeline Systems - Pub 038

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

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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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Pub 054 - Beryllium Copper

This booklet focuses on the properties, applications and practical manipulation of copper beryllium and covers precipitation hardening, to which beryllium copper owes its high strength and hardness. 1962. 50pp.

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