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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240597
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... the strength of these solders. Pewter is a tin-base white metal containing antimony and copper. Originally, pewter was an alloy of tin and lead, but to avoid toxicity and dullness of finish, lead is not used in modern pewter. Modern compositions contain 1 to 8 wt% Sb and 0.25 to 3.0 wt% Cu. Pewter casting...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060315
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
..., antimony, bismuth, cadmium, and silver increase its hardness. Representative uses include foil (for wrapping food), wire, pipe, collapsible tubing (e.g., for tooth paste), and cans. Alloys include pewter (a tin-base alloy containing antimony and silver) and bearing materials. The largest single...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ems.t53730001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-283-9
.... Advancements in materials have been responsible for most of today’s prosperity. Two centuries ago the most important materials were wood and clay. Glass and steel, wrought iron, copper, silver, and pewter were available, but were very expensive. There were no plastics, processed aluminum, modern rubber...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.9781627082617
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170528
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... in chemicals, solders, bearing alloys, and pewter. Large amounts of tin are used in copper-base alloys (copper-tin bronzes). Tin is a potent solid-solution strengthener in copper and also increases corrosion resistance. In addition, tin is used as an alloying element in dental amalgams, cast irons, fusible...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.t51140021
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5
... from molten metal. Iron or steel dies had been used in casting print type in lead-base alloys in the 17th century. Iron molds were also used in colonial times to cast pewter. Intensive efforts to employ iron and steel molds in the casting of aluminum resulted in commercial “permanent mold...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aacppa.9781627083355
EISBN: 978-1-62708-335-5