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For color and protection against tarnishing in the package...

March 24 2012 at 7:19 PM
Brett Barrow  (Login barrowb98)
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Response to Anyone know why the aftermkt pe guys use the silver metal....

The metal Eduard sheets are made from is some sort of brass sheet that has another metal either layered or plated over top of it, if you sand it down a little you'll expose the brass core. Some of their newer armor PE sets are now plain yellow brass, they were using the same silver metal for all their stuff for years. I don't know what the silver metal is, it might be nickel silver, which is just a variation of brass containing nickel (brass is an alloy of copper and zinc - there's no such thing as "pure brass, they're all just some sort of copper alloy, though changing the percentage of copper and zinc or adding other trace elements will change its properties and workability).


 
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