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Micrograph no
469
Brief description
Cu 50, Zn 50 (wt%) brass, as cast
Keywords
alloy Link to MATTER Glossary entry for alloy, brass Link to MATTER Glossary entry for brass, copper, dendrite Link to MATTER Glossary entry for dendrite, metal, zinc
Categories
Metal or alloy
System
Cu-Zn   Link to phase diagram
Composition
Cu 50, Zn 50 (wt%)
Standard codes
Reaction
Processing
Cast
Applications
Sample preparation
Ammonium persulphate
Technique
Reflected light microscopy
Length bar
800 μm
Further information
The centre of a cast brass sample showing the equiaxed zone where nucleation has occurred ahead of the solidification front.
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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