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2012-01-27 18:20:00

Baltimore Area Decorative Hardware Retailer Announces New Portfolio from Top Brass Hardware Manufacturer Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 A Touch of Brass, the retail authority in decorative brass hardware fixtures for over 30 years, announces their next step as a Baldwin Hardware retailer & partner, unveiling the brand new Baldwin Reserve portfolio that combines Baldwin's tradition of unparalleled craftsmanship with cutting-edge innovations to deliver an industry-best product...

2011-08-05 13:53:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MLI), announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share on its common stock. The dividend will be payable September 15, 2011, to shareholders of record on September 1, 2011. Mueller Industries, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of copper tube and fittings; brass and copper alloy rod, bar and shapes; aluminum and brass forgings; aluminum and copper impact...

2011-05-26 09:00:00

NEW YORK, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Do It Proper with Copper" video series is back with its second installment of DIY architectural and plumbing how-to videos. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/copper/50423/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110526/MM08075) The short, instructional videos have been produced by the Copper Development Association (CDA) and are designed to illustrate exactly how...

2011-05-06 15:55:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MLI), announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share on its common stock. The dividend will be payable June 15, 2011, to shareholders of record on June 1, 2011. Mueller Industries, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of copper tube and fittings; brass and copper alloy rod, bar and shapes; aluminum and brass forgings; aluminum and copper impact extrusions;...

2011-05-06 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When Habitat for Humanity St. Louis (HFHSL) identified vacant property just north of downtown, the construction team wanted to build homes that were not only energy efficient but safe for its new tenants. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/copperdevelopmentassociation/50133/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110506/MM95426 ) And with Model Building Codes now requiring...

2011-02-18 15:30:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MLI), announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share on its common stock. The dividend will be payable March 15, 2011, to shareholders of record on March 1, 2011. Mueller Industries, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of copper tube and fittings; brass and copper alloy rod, bar and shapes; aluminum and brass forgings; aluminum and copper impact...

2011-02-16 15:07:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Copper and Brass Fabricators Council (CBFC) announced that it is now offering a new resource to its members and the public--tracking the policy and regulatory issues of critical importance to brass mills and those who are concerned about the vitality of the industry and the many jobs that it supports within the United States. "We hope that CBFC.us becomes a meeting place for industry representatives, legislative...

2010-11-11 22:25:18

A new research study co-spearheaded by Virginia Tech researchers highlights problems with some brass products in plumbing systems that can leach high levels of lead into drinking water, even in brand new buildings "“ and suggests that such problems may often go undetected. Lead is heavy metal that can harm the nervous system and brain development, and is especially dangerous for pregnant women, infants and children. The study, published in the November 2010 issue of the Journal of the...


Latest Brass Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 11:10:00

Copper is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Cu and atomic number 29. Notable characteristics Copper is a reddish-coloured metal, with a high electrical and thermal conductivity (among pure metals at room temperature, only silver has a higher electrical conductivity). Copper may well be the oldest metal in use, as copper artifacts dating to 8700 BC have been found. Besides being part of various ores, copper can be found in the metallic form (i.e. native copper)...

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2005-05-25 10:26:23

Zinc is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Zn and atomic number 30. Notable characteristics Zinc is a moderately reactive metal that will combine with oxygen and other non-metals, and will react with dilute acids to release hydrogen. The one common oxidation state of zinc is +2. Applications Zinc is the fourth most common metal in use, trailing only iron, aluminium, and copper in annual production. - Zinc is used to galvanize metals such as steel to...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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