Newton's alloy

Newton's alloy

[′nüt·ənz ′al‚ȯi]
(metallurgy)
A fusible alloy made up of 50% bismuth, 31% lead, and 19% tin; melts at 95°C; used in applications where it is required to fall away at predetermined temperatures, as for automatic sprinkler links. Also known as Newton's metal.
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