Metal Properties: Brass

Quite often our customers will ask our team here at Bryan Hose & Gasket about the different types of metal, and what to look for when selecting grades, shapes and sizes. A metal is one of the basic elements in nature. Over three-quarters of the more known elements are metal. Metal is an ideal conductor of electricity and heat. Physically, metal is generally hard, heavy and tenacious. Brass, specifically, is a binary alloy composed of Copper and Zinc that has been produced for millennia and is valued for its workability, hardness, corrosion resistance and attractive appearance.

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Benefits of Using Copper Piping for Mechanical Systems

Copper Piping

Whether its in large diameters or small, for liquid or gas, for high- or low-pressure systems under a wide range of temperatures, you can depend on copper piping and reduce costs for any mechanical system.

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How Hydraulic Instrumentation Can Benefit You

Hydraulic Instrumentation

There are numerous things going on in your hydraulic system. Pressure readings, temperature fluctuations and fluid level can all alter the way your system operates. This is why having the right hydraulic instrumentation on your system is essential. These important tools assist in maintaining a high-quality hydraulic operation, so lets take a look at how these tools can benefit you.

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Benefits of Using Thermoplastic Piping Systems

The benefits of thermoplastic piping are significant and will turn manufacturing more and more in favor of its use. Features of thermoplastic can produce considerable cost savings while also increasing piping system reliability. This article will discuss a few of the many benefits of using thermoplastic piping systems.

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Benefits of Using Aluminum Piping for Compressed Systems

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Engineers typically have specified various piping materials for compressed air systems. These include black iron, galvanized steel, copper, stainless steel and even plastic. In more recent years, aluminum piping has become an option considered by many contractors, architects and engineering firms. Aluminum piping provides many benefits for compressed air systems in many different applications.

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How to Create a PVC Kiddie Car Wash

PVC Kiddie Car Wash

Piping can be recycled and actually make great DIY Projects. With the many different alternative uses of piping the options are endless. Do you need an affordable (yet fun and creative) idea that will keep your kids busy and entertained for a few hours? This article is perfect for you then!

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How to Create a PVC Water Toy Shooter

PVC Water Toy Shooter

Piping can be recycled and actually make great DIY Projects. With the many different alternative uses of piping the options are endless. Do you need an affordable (yet fun and creative) idea that will keep your kids busy and entertained for a few hours? This article is perfect for you then!

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How to Create PVC Toothbrush Holders

PVC Toothbrush Holders

Piping can be recycled and actually make great DIY Projects. With the many different alternative uses of piping the options are endless. A common alternative use of piping is for everyday use household items. If you are looking for a way to re-organize your bathroom, starting with keeping up with toothbrushes—then here is a great DIY Project for you! This article will discuss how to use piping to make your very own toothbrush holders.

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How to Create a PVC Panpipe or Pan Flute

PVC Panpipe or Pan Flute

Piping can be recycled and actually make great DIY Projects. With the many different alternative uses of piping the options are endless. Do you need an affordable (yet fun and creative) idea that will keep your kids busy and entertained for a few hours? This article is perfect for you then!

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How to Create a PVC Vertical Strawberry Tube Planter

PVC Vertical Strawberry Tube Planter

Piping can be recycled and actually make great DIY Projects. With the many different alternative uses of piping the options are endless. This article will discuss with one of the most common alternative uses of piping — gardening. And even with gardening, there are many different ways to go about using pipes for your home garden.

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