Image icon  Cu 55, Zn 45 (wt%) brass, cast annealed

 
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Description: Brass alloy that subsequent to casting has been annealed in order to promote grain growth. This results in an alloy with a greater resistance to fatigue.
Keywords: alloy • annealing • brass • copper • metal • zinc
Categories: Science approaches > Deformation & failure > Fatigue
Science approaches > Microstructure
Materials > Metals & alloys > Copper & alloys
Materials > Metals & alloys > Other metals & alloys > Zinc & alloys
Processes > Thermal treatments > Annealing
Testing, analysis & experimentation > Metallography
Scale > Micro
Created by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
Dr R F Cochrane, Department of Materials, University of Leeds
Published by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
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Date created: 04 September 2002
Date added: 21 August 2009
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Resource ID: 1512