copper-base alloy

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Noun1.copper-base alloy - any alloy whose principal component is copper
alloy, metal - a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten; "brass is an alloy of zinc and copper"
brass - an alloy of copper and zinc
bronze - an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements; also any copper-base alloy containing other elements in place of tin
cupronickel - a 60/40 alloy of copper and nickel
aluminium bronze, aluminum bronze - an alloy of copper and aluminum with high tensile strength and resistance to corrosion
constantan, Eureka - an alloy of copper and nickel with high electrical resistance and a low temperature coefficient; used as resistance wire
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Goal--Investigations sought to develop a new lead-free, low melting point, copper-base alloy to join the family of permanent mold copper-base alloys for plumbing applications.
Casting design reference manuals for aluminum and copper-base alloys.
Metal Cast: Carbon and low alloy, stainless, tool, and corrosion-resistant steels, copper-base alloys, monel, nickel-base alloys and cobalt-base alloys.
However, copper-base alloys (despite their fluidity which makes them ideal for diecasting) have a high melting temperature that leads to a shorter diecasting die (tool) life and increased costs.
Stainless, which works in stainless and low- and high-alloy steels, as well as nickel, cobalt and copper-base alloys, uses the green sand, nobake and investment casting processes to cast low- to medium-volume products for a variety of industries.
The performance of Veinseal HM for Steel also was evaluated at Badger Alloys, Milwaukee, a caster of steel, gray and ductile iron and copper-base alloys.
when metalcasters first began melting down scrap copper-base alloys to make weapons and sculptures?
They have been successfully used in casting aluminum, copper-base alloys, gray and ductile iron, and steel.
The Kwik Mark system is a chip-less engraver optimized for machine shop applications and is ideal for marking steel, aluminum and copper-base alloys.