Engineering Steel is a steel that has had small amounts of one or more alloying elements (other than carbon) such as such as manganese, silicon, nickel, titanium, copper, chromium and aluminum added. This produces specific properties that are not found in regular carbon steel.
Engineering Steels are workhorses of industry because of their economical cost, wide availability, ease of processing, and good mechanical properties. Alloy steels are generally more responsive to heat and mechanical treatments than carbon steels.
Brass is commonly used for decorative purposes primarily because of its resemblance to gold.
It is also a commonly used to make musical instruments due to its high workability and durability.
It is frequently used in applications where low friction is required.
Typical Applications: Chains, Eyelets fasteners, Hinges, Kicking Plates, Locks, Fingerplates and Wire Brushes; Various Cold Presswork Products including Instrument Covers and Containers
Typical Applications : Heat Exchanger Tube Plates, Machines Components, Hardware Fittings for Underwater Applications
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