Brass and Bronze Types

What is Brass and Bronze?

Brass and Bronze are copper alloys, meaning they primarily contain copper with various other metal compounds, such as zinc, tin, and lead to form a new metal in the form of Brass or Bronze. Other metals can also be added, depending on the requirement and purpose of the metal.

Why are there different types of Brass and Bronze?

Appearence, strength and corrosion resistance are some of the reasons for different types of brass and bronze.

The difference between Brass and Bronze?

Brass and Bronze are very similar metals, in general Brass is believed to be a copper alloy containing more Zinc, while on the other hand Bronze is thought of in regards to its higher Tin content.

What are the different types of Brass and Bronze?
Brass
  • Mixed Brass – comprising of assorted clean brass solids
  • Brass Borings & Turnings – machine excess from cut brass
  • Brass & Copper Compo Rads (Steel Free)
  • Brass Radiators (Steel Free)
  • Gunmetal – example: industrial plumbing fittings
  • Gunmetal Turnings – machine excess from cut gunmetal

Other Brass Types

Brass Hair Wire, Brass Heater Cores, Brass Pipe, Brass Shells, Clean Brass Radiators, Clean Brass Turnings, Composition Scrap, Red Brass Composition Scrap, Mixed Brass Castings, Brass Taps, Brass Valves, Rod Brass, Rod Brass Turnings, Chrome Plated Brass, Semi-Red Brass, Refined Rebrass & Copper, Unclean Brass Radiators, Dirty Brass Radiators, Dirty Brass Plumbers Brass, Refinery Brass, Red Brass Turnings, Old Yellow Brass, New Brass Clips, Yellow Brass Turnings, C Metal, C&F Metal (cocks & faucets), Clean Auto Radiators, Unclean Auto Radiators, Nickel Silver Solids, Nickel Silver Turnings, Brass Wire Nodules, Clean Brass Wire, Insulated Brass Wire, Mixed Wire Connectors, Brass Dross, Irony Brass, Other Brass, Brass Scrap Price, Brass Price.

Bronze
  • Mixed Bronze
  • Bronze Turnings
  • Phosphor Bronze
  • Bronze Crown Wheels/Gears
  • Manganese Bronze Solids
  • Manganese Bronze Turnings
  • Bronze Dross

Other Bronze Types

Mixed Wire Connectors, Irony Bronze, Aluminum Bronze Solids, Aluminum Bronze Turnings, Bronze Scrap Price,  Bronze Price, Other Bronze.

Common properties and usage of Brass and Bronze
Brass
  • Copper and Zinc alloy
  • Yellow in color
  • Often used as a substitute of gold
  •  Usage in low pressure plumbing fittings
  • Used for sink drains and fixtures (often chrome plated)
  • Car radiators
  • Door Knobs
  • Trim Hardware
Bronze
  • Copper and Tin alloy
  •  More coppery color than yellow
  • Harder than Brass
  • High pressure fittings and applications
  • Water fittings
  • Fire hose couplings and similar uses
Thanet Metal Recycling pay top prices for Brass and Bronze.
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Further reading about Brass and Bronze:
Brass – Wikipedia
Bronze – Wikipedia

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Brass and Bronze types
Brass and Bronze types
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Brass Radiator
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Brass and Bronze Types

What is Brass and Bronze?

Brass and Bronze are copper alloys, meaning they primarily contain copper with various other metal compounds, such as zinc, tin, and lead to form a new metal in the form of Brass or Bronze. Other metals can also be added, depending on the requirement and purpose of the metal.

Bronze is one of the earliest alloys known, dating back thousands of years known as the Bronze age.

Why are there different types of Brass and Bronze?

Appearence, strength and corrosion resistance are some of the reasons for different types of brass and bronze.

The difference between Brass and Bronze?

Brass and Bronze are very similar metals, in general Brass is believed to be a copper alloy containing more Zinc, while on the other hand Bronze is thought of in regards to its higher Tin content.

What are the different types of Brass and Bronze?
Brass
  • Mixed Brass – comprising of assorted clean brass solids
  • Brass Borings & Turnings – machine excess from cut brass
  • Brass & Copper Compo Rads (Steel Free)
  • Brass Radiators (Steel Free)
  • Gunmetal – example: industrial plumbing fittings
  • Gunmetal Turnings – machine excess from cut gunmetal

Other Brass Types

Brass Hair Wire, Brass Heater Cores, Brass Pipe, Brass Shells, Clean Brass Radiators, Clean Brass Turnings, Composition Scrap, Red Brass Composition Scrap, Mixed Brass Castings, Brass Taps, Brass Valves, Rod Brass, Rod Brass Turnings, Chrome Plated Brass, Semi-Red Brass, Refined Rebrass & Copper, Unclean Brass Radiators, Dirty Brass Radiators, Dirty Brass Plumbers Brass, Refinery Brass, Red Brass Turnings, Old Yellow Brass, New Brass Clips, Yellow Brass Turnings, C Metal, C&F Metal (cocks & faucets), Clean Auto Radiators, Unclean Auto Radiators, Nickel Silver Solids, Nickel Silver Turnings, Brass Wire Nodules, Clean Brass Wire, Insulated Brass Wire, Mixed Wire Connectors, Brass Dross, Irony Brass, Brass Price, Brass Scrap Price, Other Brass.

Bronze
  • Mixed Bronze
  • Bronze Turnings
  • Phosphor Bronze
  • Bronze Crown Wheels/Gears
  • Manganese Bronze Solids
  • Manganese Bronze Turnings
  • Bronze Dross

Other Bronze Types

Mixed Wire Connectors, Irony Bronze, Aluminum Bronze Solids, Aluminum Bronze Turnings, Bronze Scrap Price, Bronze Price, Other Bronze.

Common properties and usage of Brass and Bronze
Brass
  • Copper and Zinc alloy
  • Yellow in color
  • Often used as a substitute of gold
  •  Usage in low pressure plumbing fittings
  • Used for sink drains and fixtures (often chrome plated)
  • Car radiators
  • Door Knobs
  • Trim Hardware
Bronze
  • Copper and Tin alloy
  •  More coppery color than yellow
  • Harder than Brass
  • High pressure fittings and applications
  • Water fittings
  • Fire hose couplings and similar uses
Thanet Metal Recycling pay top prices for Brass and Bronze.

Our scrap yard is situated in Broadstairs, Kent.

We also collect metals from all surrounding areas :
Dover, Ramsgate, Margate, Canterbury, Deal, Folkstone, Whitstable

Call us today on: 01843 867416 / Mob : 07594 866475
Different types of scrap metal

Further reading about Brass and Bronze:
Brass – Wikipedia
Bronze – Wikipedia

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