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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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Following successful trials and hand arm vibration tests using Cengar's premium bi-Metal saw blades, MASTER ABRASIVES has announced it has been appointed as a distributor for Cengar's range of high quality saws and accessories and says these fit well into Master Tool Services' package, with products that are well-suited to automotive and industrial applications.
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Regular straps could also be seen getting the cold shoulder, with bi-metal ones - especially the rose gold-and-steel version - finding expression in many a timepiece.
I have never tried it but my understanding is that a diamond core is used to cut though the enamel paint then use a bi-metal hole saw for plastics, wood, cast iron and other metals, to cut the lid.
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The saw is fully automatic and can use either bi-metal or carbide-tipped saw blades.
The Cobalt Bi-Metal Hole saws Cobalt cutting edge cuts clean and accurate holes in steel, cast iron, stainless steel, non-ferrous metals, wood or plastics.
amp; centerless grinding machines, Blanchard grinders, resin and cotton-bonded products, surface preparation, polishing & conditioning supplies as well as bi-metal & carbon steel cutting blades, discs, stones, belts, wheels and allied products.
The collection has elegant men's watches in bi-metal finish of steel and gold along with ultra feminine silhouettes of the women's watches.