Brass foil

brass made into very thin sheets; - called also Dutch gold.

See also: Brass

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"The sceptres and crowns of those play-actor emperors," said Sancho, "were never yet pure gold, but only brass foil or tin."
The cartridge it used was the old .577 Snider base soldered to a brass foil case that was necked down to .450 to improve trajectory and velocity.
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.577 Snider, this consisted of a Boxer-style coiled brass foil body 51mm in length enclosed in a cardboard tube with an iron or brass base.
The protocols of the observations made are presented in excellent detail, and an analysis of the foil itself is included, showing that it is not in fact gold at all but ordinary brass foil. Braud follows this information with a discussion of why these odd events might be happening, but, as is so often the case with these sorts of things, no real answers are forthcoming; we have learned what is happening, and we can speculate on why, but as to mechanisms--such as, where does the brass itself come from--we are left without a clue.
The British were unable to draw brass cases (or unwilling to pay the American patent owners royalties) and resorted to making the 577/.450 ammo from parts using an iron head to hold the primer and a brass foil body squished into shape.
"food" sensors (food consists of crumpled balls or brass foil that trigger a response between a ground reference and a conductive surface) and a tilt sensor.
.577 Snider, this consisted of a Boxer-style coiled brass foil body 51mm in length attached to a brass base with an iron rim and enclosed in a cardboard tube.
* .577 Snider--consisted of a Boxer-style coiled brass foil body 51mm in length attached to a brass base with an iron rim and enclosed in a cardboard tube.
Tenders are invited for Brass Foil (Coil) Width: 137 Mm Thick: 0.1 Mm As Per Band 0.1 L 63T, Gost: 20707-75 (Or) Indian Equivalent Material Grade: 2, Is: 3331, Qty:756 Kg