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    Question Red Brass VS. Bronze

    Yellow brass is easy to identify. My question is how to classify metals with varying shades of brown in them up to dark reddish brown copper? I know bronze is 90% copper and 10% tin or maybe some other metal. I work in an industrial boiler plant and I am familiar with bronze bodied valves and bronze pump parts. If a piece of metal is any shade darker than typical yellow brass,what is it considered?

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    George please go to the introduction area and a do an intro on youself and scraping experience. We enjoy getting to know people before answering questions.

    Next use our search feature at the top right hand corner. There is a mighty wealth of knowlege on the forum if you take the time to read the old posts. Also, welcome to the forum, Mike.
    "Profit begins when you buy NOT when you sell." {quote passed down to me from a wise man}

    Now go beat the copper out of something, Miked

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