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base metal

any of certain common metals such as copper, lead, zinc, and tin, as distinct from the precious metals, gold, silver, and platinum

base metal

[′bās ¦med·əl]
(chemistry)
Any of the metals on the lower end of the electrochemical series.
(metallurgy)
The metal that is to be worked.
The principal metal of an alloy.
Any metal that will oxidize when heated in air.
The metal of parts to be welded. Also known as parent metal.
Metal to which cladding or plating is applied. Also known as basis metal.

base metal

The metal to be welded or soldered (as distinguished from filler metal which is deposited during the joining process).
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During the exploitation process, the accumulation of damages appears both in the basic metal and in the zone of the welding joint (compositions WSZ-thI).
In pre-reform period, the value of employment elasticity with respect to output has turned to be low positive (less than one) but significant in the textile sector, basic metal and alloys and casting of metals industries, and the organised manufacturing sector.
These major sectors are basic metals, petroleum products, food manufacturing, machinery except electrical, electrical machinery, nonmetallic mineral products, paper and paper products, chemical products, miscellaneous manufactures, rubber and plastic products and leather products.
0] = 40mm) made of the basic metal and weld seam were investigated to establish the mechanical properties (according LST EN 10002-1:2003 en).
Twelve of 16 major sectors influenced the increase in output, namely: electrical machinery, machinery except electrical, petroleum products, miscellaneous manufactures, transport equipment, paper and paper products, wood and wood products, furniture and fixtures, basic metals, rubber and plastic products, beverages and leather products.
formation of the basic metal industries was 164 or 4.
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The output of smelting and refining, usually in ingot form, is used in rolling, drawing, and extruding operations to make sheet, strip, bar, rod, or wire, and in molten form to make castings and other basic metal products.
In August, basic metal and products, information and communications products, and chemicals suffered the steepest decline.
The increased investments in the manufacturing sector were mainly due to capital intensive projects, particularly in the electrical and electronics industry, petroleum products, basic metal products and paper, printing and publishing.
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