Latest Brass Stories
By Denise Nix BLOG» Keep up to date with South Bay crime and court news Five new El Segundo businesses were welcomed to the neighborhood over the weekend with the theft of some pricey copper water fixtures.
By Denise Nix » BLOG: Keep up to date with South Bay crime and court news Five new El Segundo businesses got a fine welcome with the theft of some pricey copper water fixtures.
By Cotton, C Richard Walter Fleishhacker is not taking lightly what he considers bad legislation. The owner of Northeast Metal Processors took out a half- page advertisement several days in a Tupelo newspaper to show his disdain for what is known among scrap metal dealers as Senate Bill 2006.
By Carole Brand, The Enterprise Ledger, Ala. Jul. 22--More than 72 reports of theft of property have been investigated so far this year by the Coffee County Sheriff's Department. According to Chief Deputy Ronnie Whitworth nine arrests were made in connection to some of the thefts.
By TOM BREEN By Tom Breen The Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. Grave robbers, a curse of burial grounds for centuries, are back for new valuables: metal ornaments that can be melted down for quick cash as copper and other metal prices climb. In West Virginia, it was vases bolted to headstones.
By Ron Ingram, Herald & Review, Decatur, Ill. Jun. 20--DECATUR -- Robert "Buster" Powell is mad and exasperated.
In critiquing a common safety standard for brass used in plumbing, researchers have found the regimen may be flawed. As a result, they say, some of the lead that crept into tap water in Washington, D.C., and other metropolitan areas may be traceable to household fixtures, valves and other components and not just pipes and systems further from the home.
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)...
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...