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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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Aluminium-bronze Corrosion Resistance Guide - Pub 080

Survey of published and other information relating to aluminium bronzes in a number of environments. Recommendations are made for materials suitable for many applications. 1981. 30pp. Archive for research purposes.

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Pub 081 - Designing Aluminium Bronze Castings

Reprint of an article published in ‘Engineering’ August 1982 (Tech file 116). The advantages of aluminium bronze casting alloys are discussed with advice on how various design criteria affect casting quality. 1983. 22pp.

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Pub 085 - Welding Aluminium Bronze

Describes the essential features of good welding practice in relation to the aluminium bronze alloys. 1980. 12pp.

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Can leaded solders be used on drinking water installations?


Pub 086 - Aluminium Bronze, Essential for Industry

Illustrated 8-page leaflet highlighting the main attributes of the important aluminium bronzes including selection criteria, properties, corrosion resistance, welding and machining. 1989. 16pp.

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Are weld repairs permissible on Class1 and Class 2 Forgings produced to Def Stan 02-879 Part 2?

The rectification of defects by welding is not permitted on Class 1 and Class 2 forgings.

Pub 086 - Aluminium-bronze Alloys for Industry

Describes the properties, applications and fabrication of aluminium bronze alloys. 1986. 24pp.

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Pub 088 - Copper Tube in Buildings

Information on the installation of copper pipework systems in buildings and information on compatibility of copper with various construction materials and chemicals. 2000. 19pp.

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Pub 089 - Architectural Brass

Highlights the durable and decorative qualities of brass when used for both internal and external architectural applications. Well illustrated with examples of modern usage. 12pp.

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