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Brass

An alloy of copper and zinc. It has low friction and so is used in manufactured products such as gears and valves. It is also used in musical instruments.. It may be traded as a commodity on exchanges such as the London Metal Exchange.
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To take part in the competition, bands must consist of no more than 25 brass players and three percussionists.
Brass officials expect to turn a small profit of a few hundred thousand dollars during the team s inaugural season.
It reflects just how weak and out of touch the so-called leadership of the department, consisting of Lewis and others of the downtown top brass are, not only with parts of the city of Los Angeles, but with members of their own department.
said, "This transaction is a watershed event in the development and growth of Scott Brass from the stewardship of the Golden family, which founded the Company in 1956, to new corporate ownership.
Elland-born Brian, a former Salvation Army member who used to play tuba in a brass band, is this year's guest judge at Brass Factor, on Saturday, October 31, at The Engine Shed in Wetherby.
On Sunday, Streets of Brass will see bands representing di'erent styles of brass music performing on the streets of Durham city.
In addition, gifts and a plaque touting them as the champion of the 2014 Akron Brass March Mayhem contest were presented.
Eccentric French brass band, Les Vilains Chicots, have been the life and soul of the party ever since they stepped foot in the city last weekend to take part in BRASS: Durham International Festival.
38 Special brass for +P loads provided you work up the load to maximum in the same lot of brass and stick to the same components for reloading.
Statistics presented in the petition point to the rapid increases in exports of copper and brass scrap as the primary cause of dwindling domestic supply and sharp price increases in recent years.
I STARTED collecting brass ornaments when my brother Stanley bought me a brass miner's lamp from Blaenavon in Wales.
45% Se were made to leaded red brass C83600 and 0-0.