Lawrence Halter

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Brass Alloys in the Olden Days

10th August 2011
Brass making is significant throughout history, especially during the Medieval Period and the Renaissance. During the Medieval Period, brass was used to manufacture coins in Northumbria, a medieval kingdom in what is now Northern England. Brass was also h... Read >

How to Age Brass

25th March 2011
Brass is indeed a wonderful alloy; simply putting decorative brass ornaments in your home can drastically transform the look and feel of your house from drab and dreary to regal and majestic. Sure, a lot of metals can be used for home décor, but they simp... Read >

How to Work with Copper Sheets for Arts and Crafts Projects

25th March 2011
For the common person, working with metals can look like a pretty frustrating task that’ll make you grind your teeth. There are so many terms to become familiar with and so much jargon that sounds like Martian talk. So how does a budding craftsman master ... Read >

Dezincification and Pipes

04th February 2011
Dezincification is a form of corrosion wherein the zinc present in an alloy is stripped down because of corrosion. Water pipes are especially prone to this form of corrosion. This can cause serious problems in any home, causing major problems in plumbing ... Read >

The Importance of Brass Tube in Music Instruments

10th January 2011
Enter the doors and hallways of Asian houses and you will notice chimes hanging on the doorway. These chimes produce a relaxing sound. Traditional Asian beliefs say wind chimes drive away bad spirits. Nevertheless, wind chimes are also used for decoration... Read >

All about Brass Manufacturing

28th October 2010
A lot of things can be made out of brass these days. Keeping up with the pace of such demand requires a lot of raw materials, machinery and man power. If you are a manufacturer or a supplier of quality brass, then you should have extensive knowledge on th... Read >