Brass

Discover the specific requirements, methods, equipment and techniques for welding copper metals, while preserving their material characteristics.
There are more ways to connect metal than through welding. Learn the process of tapping to master a safer, quicker version of reinforcing metal.
Posted in: Steel, Brass, copper
Wondering how to solder brass or copper tubing? We'll tell you what tools to use, how to apply those tools, and more techniques here.
Only certain marine metals and metal combinations can withstand the conditions of the sea. Use our guide to figure out which ones are the best and why.
Posted in: Steel, Carbon Steel, Brass
Metalsmithing tools and techniques include heating metal, soldering pieces together, and decorating it with patterns and textures. Learn more here.
Melting Point of Metals
Knowing the melting points of different metals is important for fabricators and welders. Metals melt gradually, as the metal absorbs...
When planning your next plumbing project, you need to evaluate the various types of pipe for the job. Although stainless steel and brass tubing could...
Posted in: Brass, Galvanized, copper
Dial calipers, digital calipers, and digital micrometers are used to measure the dimensional characteristics of all metals. This article will discuss how to use...
Posted in: Steel, Brass, copper
Metals are some of the most important materials on Earth. Check out these fun facts about metal.

  1. The periodic table consists of 118 known elements,...
Posted in: Steel, Brass, copper
Thermal conductivity is the term that describes how quickly a material absorbs heat from areas of high temperature and moves it toward areas of lower...
We usually think of rust as the orange-brown flakes that form on an exposed steel surface when iron molecules in the metal react with oxygen...
Choosing the right metal for handrails can be confusing. Railing components and systems are available in a wide variety of metals, including aluminum,...
Rigidized®, or embossed metals, pioneered in the 1940s by the Rigidized Metals Corp. of Buffalo, New York, are an attractive way to add value...