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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Powders, primers, cartridge brass, the steel and heat-treatments used for rifle barrels and actions have all improved in terms of consistency and quality.
It fits conventional cartridge brass and will function with all current feed, prime and de-prime reloading mechanisms.
Until recently, most used cartridge brass sales were put up for public bid through Government Liquidations, bids available to scrap metal purchasers, foundries processing brass, and specialized cartridge brass processors that reconditioned millions of surplus cartridge brass for sale to commercial reloaders of civilian ammunition, and to civilians for private ammunition loading.