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Micrograph no
452
Brief description
Cu 52.5, Zn 47.5 (wt%) brass, as cast
Keywords
alloy Link to MATTER Glossary entry for alloy, brass Link to MATTER Glossary entry for brass, copper, metal, Widmanstätten Link to MATTER Glossary entry for Widmanstätten, zinc
Categories
Metal or alloy
System
Cu-Zn   Link to phase diagram
Composition
Cu 52.5, Zn 47.5 (wt%)
Standard codes
Reaction
Processing
Cast
Applications
Sample preparation
Ammonium persulphate
Technique
Reflected light microscopy
Length bar
800 μm
Further information
b brass consisting of large grains of b phase with Widmanstätten g forming from the grain boundaries.
Contributor
Dr R F Cochrane
Organisation
Department of Materials, University of Leeds
Date
04/09/02
Licence for re-use
Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales
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