sterro-metal defined in 1909 yearsterro-metal - Sterro-Metal;
sterro-metal - - This is a very strong and elastic alloy used by Austrian engineers for hydraulic press pumps. It contains copper, zinc, iron and tin, in the following proportions: Copper 22 to 60, Zinc 34 to 44, Iron 2 to 4, Tin 1 to 2;
Good specimens offer far more resistance than gun-metal to transverse fracture, and cost only Â§ the price. It is said to have been discovered in an attempt to employ, for the manufacture of brass, the alloy of iron and zinc found at the bottom of the zinc-pots in making galvanised iron.
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