Brass is any alloy of copper and zinc; the proportions of zinc and copper can be varied to create a range of brasses with varying properties. 

  1. In comparison, bronze is principally an alloy of copper and tin
  2. Despite this distinction, some types of brasses are called bronzes

Brass is a substitutional alloy. It is used for decoration for its bright gold-like appearance; for applications where low friction is required such as locks, gears, bearings, ammunition, and valves; for plumbing and electrical applications; and extensively in musical instruments such as horns and bells for its acoustic properties.

Other available materials:

  • Alloy Steels
  • Beryllium
  • Carbon Steel
  • Copper
  • Tool Steel
  • Titanium
  • Hastelloy
  • Lead
  • Maraging
  • Waspaloy
  • Magnesium
  • Nickel alloys
  • Cobalt
  • Tungsten
  • High Temperature
  • Exotic Alloys
  • Rare Alloys
  • Super Alloy

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