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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=copper copper] alloy used for architectural castings (Brady 1971). Art bronze alloys were usually high in copper with 1-2% [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=zinc zinc] and [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=tin tin]. This produced a dark red color metal. Art bronze is the name used for one of the ASTM category of bronze casting alloys.
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A [[copper|copper]] alloy used for architectural castings (Brady 1971). Art bronze alloys were usually high in copper with 1-2% [[zinc|zinc]] and [[tin|tin]]. This produced a dark red color metal. Art bronze is the name used for one of the ASTM category of bronze casting alloys.
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==

Revision as of 09:31, 8 January 2014

Description

A copper alloy used for architectural castings (Brady 1971). Art bronze alloys were usually high in copper with 1-2% zinc and tin. This produced a dark red color metal. Art bronze is the name used for one of the ASTM category of bronze casting alloys.

Synonyms and Related Terms

architectural bronze; bronze (para arquitectura) (Port.)

Additional Information

G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, 10th edition, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1971.

Authority

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 121

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