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red brass

[′red ′bras]
(metallurgy)
Brass containing 85% copper, 5% zinc, 5% tin, and 5% lead.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

red brass, rich low brass

A metal alloy containing 85% copper and 15% zinc; has high corrosion resistance; can take a high polish; generally available in flat sheets, rod, wire, and tube.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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