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Definition funny of Spelter:
Spelter is an archaic term for zinc but is usually seen as an alloy, containing mainly zinc with variable proportions of other metals including tin, lead and copper. Probably first used as a brazing metal to weld other pieces with higher melting points...It was discovered to be a quick and easy casting metal which could be used to reproduce many items from a mould. Much used in the 19th and early 20th century - mainly figurines and figural groups. Some very large sculptural pieces were made but more usually, decorative house ware. Often used as a cheaper alternative to bronze or to copy bronze pieces. See Monkey Metal
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Books about Spelter:
The Lay-Out, Design and Construction of Chemical and Metallurgical Plants: Detailed Descriptions and Illustrations... by Anonymous (Aug 31, 2012)
The lay-out, design and construction of chemical and metallurgical plants; detailed descriptions and illustrations... by Oskar Nagel (Mar 6, 2012)
U.S. Supreme Court Transcript of Record Fort Smith Spelter Co v. Clear Creek Oil & Gas Co by U.S. Supreme Court (Oct 26, 2011)
Fort Smith Spelter Co v. Clear Creek Oil & Gas Co U.S. Supreme Court Transcript of Record with Supporting Pleadings... by TOM M MEHAFFY, JAS SEABORN HOLT and Additional Contributors (Oct 26, 2011)
The Lay-Out, Design and Construction of Chemical and Metallurgical Plants; Detailed Descriptions and Illustrations... (Jan 9, 2010)
Comparative Statistics of Lead, Copper, Spelter, Tin, Aluminium, Nickel, Quicksilver and Silver (19th Annual Issue... by Various (1913)
Comparative Statistics of Lead, Copper, Spelter, Tin, Aluminium, Nickel, Quicksilver and Silver (20th Annual Issue... by Various (1914)
Wiki information Spelter:
Zinc, in commerce also spelter, is a chemical element with symbol Zn and atomic number 30. It is the first element of group 12 of the periodic table. In some respects zinc is chemically similar to magnesium: its ion is of similar size and its only...
Spelter, while sometimes used merely as a synonym for zinc, is often used to identify a zinc alloy. In this sense it might be an alloy of equal parts copper and zinc, i.e. a brass, used for hard soldering and brazing, or as an alloy, containing lead,...