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an object or material made from sheets of two types of metal


(baɪˈmɛt l)

1. a material made by the bonding of two sheets or strips of different metals, each metal having a different coefficient of thermal expansion.
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Noun1.bimetal - material made by bonding together sheets of two different metals
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
Adj.1.bimetal - formed of two different metals or alloys; especially in sheets bonded together
metal, metallic - containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal; "a metallic compound"; "metallic luster"; "the strange metallic note of the meadow lark, suggesting the clash of vibrant blades"- Ambrose Bierce
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The overload relay is composed of both an expensive delicate mechanical switch with a large size and a bimetal that is made of two separate metals with different thermal expansion coefficients joined together.
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These bimetal thermometers are safe and reliable, eliminating the use of mercury to measure temperature.
Models are available in designs used to replace bimetal type thermometers, traditional type industrial thermometers with a tapered bulb and 1-1/4-18 swivel nut fitting, and for air duct temperature measurement.
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Bishop Auckland-based Izumi Products designs, manufactures and distributes hydraulic compression tools and cutters, while also manufacturing a range of copper, aluminim and bimetal connectors.
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Last year in science class, I learned that most cans are made from a combination of tin and steel, so they're really a bimetal.
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For example welding steel to copper with explosion (Durgutlu, 2005), laser beam remelting of steel--aluminium bimetal produced by explosion welding (Tricarico, 2010).
ArcelorMittal yesterday agreed to form an equal joint venture with Germany's Auerhammer Metallwerk and India's Shivalik Bimetal Controls Limited to build a 10,000-tonne metal plant in India to make products used in automobile parts, heat exchangers and bearings.