cartridge brass


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cartridge brass

[′kär·trij ‚bras]
(metallurgy)
An alloy containing 70% copper and 30% zinc; uses include cartridge cases, automotive radiator cores and tanks, lighting fixtures, eyelets, rivets, springs, screws, and plumbing products.
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The metal in primer cups is thinner and softer than cartridge brass.
Cartridge brass is about 70-percent copper and 30-percent zinc, a relatively low-cost alloy that s easily softened (annealed) by heating or hardened by "working" to enhance certain characteristics.
Responding to two Democratic senators representing outraged private gun owners, the Department of Defense announced last night it has scrapped a new policy that would deplete the supply of ammunition by requiring destruction of fired military cartridge brass," World Net Daily reported on March 31.
The new firm is also researching some other innovative ideas in bullet construction, such as true inner-belted softnoses with a soldered belt cut from thick-walled copper tubing inside the jacket, and full-metal-cased bullets jacketed in annealed cartridge brass (in contrast to the steel, gilding metal, or copper casings of conventional "solids").