Admiralty brass

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Noun1.Admiralty brass - alpha-beta brass containing tinAdmiralty brass - alpha-beta brass containing tin; resistant to sea water; Admiralty Metal is a trademark
alpha-beta brass, Muntz metal, yellow metal - a brass that has more zinc and is stronger than alpha brass; used in making castings and hot-worked products
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The prototype condenser is constructed with an admiralty brass tube (UNS C443 [20]), carbon steel boxes, and Muntz brass plates (UNS C268).
British metallurgists eventually solved the problem with adding arsenic, which produced "admiralty brass" (1) So, that was pretty much it for brass for about a half a century.