Brass

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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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Symbol Name Definition C Copper Pb, Sn, Zn each <1% LC Leaded copper Pb > 1%; Sn, Zn both <1% B Bronze Sn >1%; Pb, Zn both <1% LB Leaded bronze Sn, Pb both >1%; Zn <1% BR Brass Zn >1%; Sn, Pb both <1% LBR Leaded brass Zn, Pb both >1%; Sn <l% G Gunmetal Zn, Sn both >1%; Pb <l% LG Leaded gunmetal Zn, Sn, Pb all >1% Table 3.
As of March 2002, the valves used in residential plumbing systems continue to be made with 5 to 7 percent leaded brass.
Before 1994, a significant component of most commercially available submersible water pumps was a pump housing made from sand-cast leaded brass.
The lead- free brass leached approximately 100 times lower levels of lead than the leaded brass tested.
Tenders are invited for Lever Pad Lock, Square Shape, Nominal Size 40Mm With Duplicate Round Key Single Bitted On Steel Key Ring, To Drawing/Specification Is 15275/2003,Body Material - Leaded Brass To Is 292, Gr-Iii, Lever Material - Brass Sheet To Is 410, Alloy Cuzn40
LA Pump and Valve chose these alloys because they could replace leaded brass without a monetary impact for its customer base.