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  • Common Things Made of Brass

Common Things Made of Brass

Common Things Made of Brass Statistics show that North America consumes around 2 million tons of copper each year. About 42 percent of that goes to brass mills. That’s almost 1 million tons of brass distributed across the U.S. and Canada annually for a wide variety of applications. Do you have an idea where all [...]

By |September 27th, 2021|Brass Alloys, Brass Applications, Brass Components, Brass Parts, Brass Shapes, Brass Types|Comments Off on Common Things Made of Brass
  • Copper in Construction

Copper in Construction

Copper in Construction Copper is a soft, malleable, ductile metal with high thermal and electrical conductivity and good resistance to corrosion due to the protective patina that forms on its surfaces. It has low thermal expansion, making it stable and resistant to deterioration from movement. It is relatively light compared to lead, and requires little [...]

By |February 17th, 2021|BRASS & COPPER, Copper, Copper Pipe, Copper Tubes, DoWeDo News, Metal, Metal Applications, Metal Knowledge, PIPE, TUBING|Comments Off on Copper in Construction
  • How to Determine a Brass Grade

How to Determine a Brass Grade

How to Determine a Brass Grade Brass is a metal alloy, which means it is a mixture of two or more metals, usually copper and zinc. The metals are heated until they melt. They are mixed together, then allowed to cool down and harden. Brass is graded according to the metals used and the percentages [...]

By |February 5th, 2020|BRASS & COPPER, Brass Shapes, Copper, DoWeDo News, Grade, Metal, Metal Knowledge|Comments Off on How to Determine a Brass Grade
  • Difference Between Bronze, Brass and Copper

Difference Between Bronze, Brass and Copper

Difference Between Bronze, Brass and Copper Bronze, brass, and copper can be difficult to tell apart if you don't know what factors to look for. However, if you have an understanding of the different materials, it can actually be simple to tell the difference between them when items are placed in front of you. Explore [...]

By |September 13th, 2019|BRASS & COPPER, Bronze, Copper, Metal Knowledge|Comments Off on Difference Between Bronze, Brass and Copper
  • Copper and Brass Sales

Copper and Brass Sales

Copper and Brass Sales, a division of DWD BRASS Materials OF China, is the source in your supply base that provides you with the inventory management expertise and value-added processing services necessary to help you compete in today's global market. With our comprehensive line of nonferrous metals and alloys, wide variety of precision processing capabilities, [...]

By |September 7th, 2019|Aluminium, BRASS & COPPER, Brass Shapes, Bronze, Copper, DoWeDo News, Grade, Metal|Comments Off on Copper and Brass Sales
  • Manufacturing Metal Brass Parts And Fittings

Manufacturing Metal Brass Parts And Fittings

Manufacturing Metal Brass Parts And Fittings Use of brass is common in human civilization since ancient time while steel came much later. With time the quality and usage of the metal has improved significantly. Brass can be a highly durable metal if handled with care. The use of brass fittings in automotive and agricultural industry [...]

By |February 27th, 2019|BRASS & COPPER, Brass Accessories, Brass Components, Brass Fitting, Brass Hardware Fittings, Brass Parts, Metal, Metal Knowledge|Comments Off on Manufacturing Metal Brass Parts And Fittings

Bronze Square Tube, Bar, or Sheet Apart Characteristics

Bronze Square Tube, Bar, or Sheet Apart Characteristics Choosing a metal for your project is not as easy now as it was centuries ago. With a new alloy being discovered almost every year, you definitely have a lot more choices now. It can get quite confusing, especially if you have no idea how to identify [...]

By |February 25th, 2019|BAR, Bronze, Bronze Casting, Bronze Shapes, Metal, Metal Knowledge, PIPE, ROD, SHEET & COIL, TUBING|Comments Off on Bronze Square Tube, Bar, or Sheet Apart Characteristics
  • Brass vs Stainless Steel

Brass vs Stainless Steel

Brass vs Stainless Steel — Which One Should You Use for Your Project? Alloys are among the oldest and most valuable discoveries of mankind. They’ve helped expand our capacity for construction and served as the building block of innovation. For millennia, we’ve mastered the craft of creating alloys to meet the ever growing demand for [...]

By |February 21st, 2019|BRASS & COPPER, Brass Parts, Brass Shapes, Copper, Metal Knowledge, Stainless Steel, Steel|Comments Off on Brass vs Stainless Steel
  • Bronze, Copper or Brass Tube

Bronze, Copper or Brass Tube: Some Considerations

Bronze, Copper or Brass Tube: Some Considerations While most professional contractors tend to shy away from non-steel metals and alloys due to material costs, choosing either copper, bronze, or brass tube is more beneficial in the long run. Compared to other popular materials, metal and alloy tubes are stronger, more resilient, and definitely more flexible. [...]

By |February 19th, 2019|BRASS & COPPER, Brass Shapes, Brass Tubes, Brass Tubing, Bronze, Copper, Copper Pipe, Copper Tubes, DoWeDo News, Metal, Metal Knowledge, TUBING|Comments Off on Bronze, Copper or Brass Tube: Some Considerations
  • Difference Between Copper and Brass

Difference Between Copper and Brass

Difference Between Copper and Brass Copper vs Brass Copper and brass are different in the sense one is a metal and the other is an alloy. To find out the difference between copper and brass, we first need to know a bit about metals as copper is a metal. All elements found in nature are [...]

By |February 17th, 2019|BRASS & COPPER, Brass Pipes, Brass Shapes, Brass Tubes, Copper, Copper Pipe, Copper Tubes, DoWeDo News, Metal|Comments Off on Difference Between Copper and Brass
  • Brass Tube Beads

What is Brass?

What is Brass? Brass is a newer material than bronze. It Is primarily copper and zinc, but is extremely versatile. There are a wide range of brass alloys with varying properties. Brass is also malleable and easy to work with. This makes it easy to cast, forge, heat extrude, or cold draw. Brass is very [...]

By |February 13th, 2019|BRASS & COPPER, Brass Accessories, Brass Parts, Brass Pipes, Brass Shapes, Brass Tubes, Brass Tubing|Comments Off on What is Brass?
  • Bronze vs. Brass Valves What's the Difference

Bronze vs. Brass Valves: What’s the Difference?

Bronze vs. Brass Valves: What's the Difference? Bronze and brass are easy to get confused. They look similar, have similar-sounding names, and are used for many similar applications. These materials, while sharing many positive qualities, are not identical. There is more than one difference between bronze and brass valves, but not everybody knows about them. [...]

By |February 9th, 2019|BRASS & COPPER, Brass Accessories, Brass Parts, Brass Shapes, Bronze, DoWeDo News, Metal Knowledge|Comments Off on Bronze vs. Brass Valves: What’s the Difference?
  • Copper, Brass, Bronze

Copper, Brass, Bronze

Copper Brass Bronze While copper, brass, and bronze may not be applications that are used every day in welding, industries such as refrigeration, electronics and plumbing—as well as ornamental artists, encounter these metals and perform brass, bronze, or copper welding jobs daily. Copper, Brass, Bronze Here are some things to remember when working [...]

By |January 8th, 2019|BRASS & COPPER, Bronze, Copper, DoWeDo News, Metal, Metal Knowledge|Comments Off on Copper, Brass, Bronze
  • Brass Angle

Brass 385

Brass 385 Typical applications are nuts, bolts and screw threads. Standard Sizes Standard mill sizes for Brass 385 Angle range from 0.25″ (A) X 0.25″ (B) X 0.0625 (C) all the way up to 3″ (A) x 3″ (B) x 0.25″ (C)”. Other sizes may be available. Contact DOWEDO to confirm availability and pricing. Item [...]

By |January 6th, 2019|BRASS & COPPER, Brass Parts, Brass Shapes, Metal Knowledge|Comments Off on Brass 385

Difference Between Copper, Brass and Bronze

Difference Between Copper, Brass and Bronze Copper, Brass and Bronze, otherwise known as the “Red Metals”, may look the same initially but are actually quite different. Copper Copper is used in a wide range of products due to its excellent electrical and thermal conductivity, good strength, good formability and resistance to corrosion. Pipe and pipe [...]

By |November 10th, 2018|Aluminum Bronze, BRASS & COPPER, Brass Fitting, Brass Shapes, Bronze, Copper, Copper Alloy Tubes, Copper Fittings, Copper Nickel Tube, Copper Pipe, Metal, Silicon Bronze, Tin Bronze|Comments Off on Difference Between Copper, Brass and Bronze
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