Definition of Muntz metal

1. Noun. A brass that has more zinc and is stronger than alpha brass; used in making castings and hot-worked products.




Definition of Muntz metal

1. Noun. A form of brass with about 60% copper, 40% zinc, and a trace of iron. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muntz Metal

Munro's microabscess
Munro's point
Munro bagger
Munroist
Munroists
Munros
Munsee
Munshiganj District
Munson's sign
Munster
Munster Irish
Muntenia
Muntiacus
Muntingia
Muntingia calabura
Muntz metal (current term)
Munukutuba
Munyarwand
Muppet
Muppets
Murad
Muraenidae
Murasugi sum
Murasugi sums
Murcia
Murcian
Murcians
Murdoch
Muriel
Muriel Sarah Spark

Literary usage of Muntz metal

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1. The Metallurgy of Gold by Thomas Kirke Rose (1898)
"—The use of Muntz metal (which consists of copper 60 per cent., zinc 40 per cent. ... The mercury on Muntz metal plates does not suffer so easily from ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1900)
"The mercury on Muntz-metal plates does not suffer so easily from 'sickening' as that on copper plates; it has been suggested that this is due to the ..."

3. Handbook of Ship Calculations, Construction and Operation: A Book of by Charles Haynes Hughes (1917)
"... Muntz metal is a brass containing 60% copper and 40% zinc. When rolled and annealed it has the properties of steel, being both malleable and strong, ..."

4. The Materials of Engineering by Robert Henry Thurston (1884)
"Muntz metal is thus described by its inventor:— " I take that quality of copper known in the trade by the appellation of ' best selected copper,' and that ..."

5. An Introduction to the Study of Metallurgy by William Chandler Roberts-Austen (1910)
"Effect of Annealing Muntz metal.—The effect of annealing Muntz metal (Cu 60, Zn 40) at different temperatures and for different lengths of time has been ..."

6. A Manual of Naval Architecture for Use of Officers of the Royal Navy by William Henry White (1900)
"Muntz-metal sheets have been found to become brittle after being some time in ... Muntz-metal bolts have also been found to perish through galvanic action, ..."

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