Brass is a combination of copper and zinc and has been used for boats for hundreds of years, particularly in cladding hull bottoms to keep out teredo worms from timbers.
Though a reliable biocide, brass is more ideal for freshwater boats, which poses a problem for those operating in seawater. Many boatbuilders reject the use of brass fitting for tubes exposed to seawater because it can lead to failed plumbing, at the very least, or a sinking boat at the worst case scenario. For better and safer sea boats, makers opt for bronze tube than brass. Read more from this blog http://bit.ly/2lfPXX6
For stonemasons, and those who are in the business of creating headstones, work can be very sombre. Understandably, clients would want only the best so they may remember their recently departed loved one. Headstone suppliers should consider new and interesting materials to make their products from, so that they can offer a more diverse selection to their clients.
Granite and Stone Headstones
Most headstone providers will use granite and other stones, as they are hold up well to nearly everything like rain, hail, mould, and mildew. A granite headstone will also still be legible in a hundred years time. The catch is that it requires a good amount of upkeep from clients. After many years have passed, the cold winters, hot summers, and sandy and windy days will start to take their toll on the lettering of the headstone, making it harder and harder to read. Read more from this blog http://bit.ly/2lyj88G
Brass sales to the interior design industry has been booming in recent years as artisans have begun to realize how many excellent uses there are for brass in their creations. In particular, Naval Brass offers many aesthetic and functional properties that designers should find easy to develop into products for both their small clients and large scale, industrial projects.
In commercial spaces, the elevator is often very plain and boring. However, designing the interior of an elevator with style and comfort in mind can make the space more interesting, which staff and visitors in a building will appreciate. Read more from this blog http://bit.ly/2lNHVbi
In the machinery industry today, copper and its alloys, brass and bronze, are widely used thanks to their superior properties. Copper and brass sales are booming in the machinery industry because many businesses are realizing the benefits of using these metals over others.
Copper is a soft metal that is excellent as both a conductor of heat and a conductor of electricity. Most people associate the use of copper with roofing and electrical cable but it has so many other uses, one of the biggest of which is in industrial machinery. It is estimated that 15% of copper is used for machinery. Read more from this blog http://bit.ly/2lytyVU
There comes a point where many jewelry designers choose to source their own materials, rather than buy pre-made items for their pieces. This gives greater creative freedom when designing pieces for clients and collections, and can often bring costs down due to the affordability of some metals.
Ways to Use Metals in Jewelry Design
It goes without saying that many metals are expensive to work with, such as gold and silver, but other metals such as copper, bronze and brass can be made into beautiful fashion jewelry at a much lower price. Designers can create more complex and interesting pieces, and they can use different forms of metal to experiment with new ideas. Read more from this blog http://bit.ly/2lNZPee
Copper is such a versatile metal that it can be used for so many different things, including indoor kitchen use and outdoor roofing. Whether you are a kitchen designer or an architect, contractor or artisan, you will be interested in the different ways copper can be finished. It doesn’t just have to come in a highly polished form, and there are many effects that can be created for functional and aesthetic purposes.
Hammered or Smooth?
While smooth copper can give some great finishes to your product, you can create a rustic look by hammering the metal. By using random patterns and different size hammers, an organic look and feel will be created, which will stand out in decorative pieces. Read more from this blog http://bit.ly/2lyu06r
Suppliers of kitchens who are looking to expand their range of products should consider how they can incorporate brass into their designs. As the metal is easily available from reputable suppliers, and can be purchased in various forms, such as tubes, bars and sheets, there are many ways for businesses in the kitchen industry to add the metal into their product list.
But why should brass be used in kitchen decor and plumbing, and how?
The Properties of Brass: Why It Should Be Used in Kitchens
Brass is the perfect metal to use in the kitchen, as it has an extremely hard composition of copper and zinc. This makes it durable and hardwearing. Read more from this blog http://bit.ly/2lNRJlV