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Pub 106 - Corrosion Resistance of Copper and Copper Alloys

This large table gives information on the suitability of copper and copper alloys with many different chemicals. Data is given for copper, brass, copper-nickel, aluminium bronze and gunmetals at three temperatures and shows if specific materials can be used with chemicals giving an indication of corrosion resistance. 5pp.

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Pub 115 - Aluminium Bronze with Cast Stainless Steels and Ni-resist in Offshore Seawater Environments

This report has collated data comparing the physical, mechanical and fabrication properties of cast nickel aluminium bronze (NAB), in particular NES 747 Part 2, with cast standard and super austenitic and duplex stainless steels and Ni-Resist for use in offshore sea water applications. 1996. 22pp.

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Pub 116 - Electrical Energy Efficiency

Both financial appraisal and technical consideration of electrical energy efficiency of motors, cables, busbars and transformers, with actual case histories showing savings to be made, can be found in this book. 1997. 120pp.

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Pub 119 - Earthing Practice

This publication explains the reasons for earthing systems, legislation and includes chapters on corrosion resistance and the properties of copper. 1997. 108pp.

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Pub 121 - Copper - The Vital Metal

An illustrated introduction to the history, metallurgy, production, and applications of copper and copper alloys. (Revision of Book 1). 1998. 42pp.

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Pub 123 - Electrical Design - A Good Practice Guide

This book covers the design of electrical installations in buildings, presenting good practice design solutions to reduce the impact of power quality problems and explaining how electrical efficiency can be improved. 1997. 92 pp.

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Pub 124 - Copper for Domestic Natural Gas Installations

This design and installation guide gives information on materials, components, pipe sizing, jointing, safety, electrical bonding, testing and purging. 1997. 30pp.

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Pub 125 - Copper Fire Sprinkler Systems for Residential and Domestic Properties

This design and installation book gives information on water supplies, systems components and materials, hydraulic calculations, pipework installation, system commissioning, maintenance and documentation. 1997. 24pp.

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Pub 126 - Resistance to Wear of Aluminium Bronzes

Chapter 10 from Harry Meigh’s book ‘Cast and Wrought Aluminium Bronzes – Properties, Processes and Structure’ describing resistance to wear of aluminium bronze alloys. It also gives details of factors affecting wear and information on alloy selection. Pub 126.

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Copper-nickel Welding and Fabrication - Pub 139

This publication provides an understanding of the two primary copper-nickel alloys to allow good fabrication and operational practices to optimise in-service performance. Topics covered include general engineering properties of 90/10 and 70/30 copper-nickels, welding and fabrication practices and a basic overview of corrosion and performance in seawater immersion trials. 2018. 32pp.

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Pub 144 - Harmonics, Transformers and K-Factors

Transformers used to supply IT equipment and other non-linear loads need to be de-rated to between 60 and 80% of their nominal capacity. This technical note explains why, and how to determine the correct factor. 2000. 6pp. (Out of print).

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Pub 147 - Copper Residential Sprinkler Systems for Life Safety and Property Protection

This leaflet describes the sprinkler protection installed in 212 properties at Studley Green, a £10 million project to redevelop the pre-cast reinforced concrete former Council properties on the Studley Green estate. 2001. 4pp.

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