manganese brass

manganese brass

[′maŋ·gə‚nēs ′bras]
(metallurgy)
A brass containing about 70% copper, 29% zinc, and 1.3% manganese.
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The pure copper core makes up half of the metal in the coin, with the two layers of manganese brass each taking up one-fourth of the thickness.
The new coin, manganese brass over a copper core, is not intended to replace the paper bill, 6 billion of which are printed each year.
Based on results of the electrochemical polarization and salt fog tests, high manganese brass (C99700) is the most corrosion-resistant alloy and high strength yellow brass (C86300) and aluminum bronze (C95400) are the least resistant to corrosion.