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  Bell metal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bell metal is a hard alloy used for making bells.
It is a form of bronze, usually approximately 3:1 ratio of copper to tin (78% copper, 22% tin).
Bell metal ore is a sulphide of tin, copper, and iron; the mineral stannite.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bell_metal   (87 words)

 Bell (instrument) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The bell is a percussion instrument and an idiophone.
In the Eastern world, the traditional forms of bells are temple and palace bells, small ones being rung by a sharp rap with a stick, and very large ones rung by a blow from the outside by a large swinging beam.
Sigismund is a bell in the Wawel Cathedral in Kraków, Poland, cast in 1520.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bell_(instrument)   (1138 words)

 Cast Bronze Bells from Meeks, Watson & Company - American Bell Founders
Bells have been cast for many centuries; the metal used is termed "bell metal", a bronze consisting of 80% copper and 20% tin.
In this case, the bell is mounted on a yoke which is fitted with sealed ball bearing; a wheel allows swinging the bell by means of a rope, or the chain of an electric swinging ringer.
Bells for chimes or carillons are mounted in a stationary manner from steel framing, and struck by means of internal clappers operated through a simple action consisting of levers and stainless steel rod connections from a manual keyboard or chime stand.
www.chimemaster.com /bfoun.html   (1511 words)

 Carillon Bells   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Carillon bells are cast from bell bronze, an alloy composed of approximately 78 % copper and 22% tin, which is heated in a furnace to above 2,000 degrees F, until it melts and combines into a homogenous liquid.
The molten metal is then poured into a mold made up of a core, which is the shape of the inside section of the bell, and a cope, which is the shape of the outside of the bell.
A bell's greatest enemies are fire, which can destroy the bell, and air pollution, which dissolves the bell metal thus affecting the tuning.
www.gcna.org /bells.html   (418 words)

 Malmark Castings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It is made of traditional bronze bell metal (approximately 80 percent pure copper and 20 percent tin), the result of the molten metal being poured into a sand mold and allowed to harden by cooling.
The tuned bell casting is clamped between the handguard and the yoke-handle coupler, and is separated from them by means of lockwashers.
After the bell casting has finally been tuned and the bell completely assembled, but before the main assembly screw in the handle has been tightened to lock the tuned casting into a fixed relationship with the handle and clapper mechanism, the point of best response is selected.
www.serve.com /salem/malmark2/casting.html   (495 words)

 American Metal Market: Bell, Samsung ties may bring S. Korea components into US - Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.; Samsung ...
Bell, Samsung Ties May Bring S. Korea Components Into US Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. has signed an agreement to co-produce helicopters with the South Korean manufacturer Samsung Precision Industries Co. and appears likely to bring into this country helicopter components produced by Samsung at a new, 120,000-square-foot plant it is building in Seoul.
A Bell spokesman said Samsung is currently constructing a 120,000-square-foot plant in Seoul to produce the UH-1H helicopters, and industry sources indicated that some of the components produced at the Seoul plant could find their way back to the United States as parts for Bell helicopters assembled here.
Bell originally planned to begin some production work on the helicopter in mid-1985, but plans for the new helicopter, which was to introduce a new family of helicopters for the company, were delayed because of the current poor market for commercial helicopters, according to industry sources.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3MKT/is_v94/ai_4391972   (867 words)

 Bell Metal Industry
Bell metal industry is one of the oldest traditional cottage industries, gained momentum especially during the Ahom rule before the advent of British.
A crucible basically made of burnt clay is kept on the fire and the bell metal scrap is melted in it.
The shaped metal after complete cooling is beaten with gentle strikes by a light hammer in order to loosen the fl layer that formed during cooling on the surface.
nerdatabank.nic.in /techbmi.htm   (415 words)

Taken to Allentown, the bell was hidden in the Zion Reform Church for almost a year and was returned to Philadelphia in the summer of 1778 upon the withdrawal of the British.
Good bell metal is extremely brittle: metal up to 1" in thickness can be broken in the palm of the hand by a sharp tap with a 2 lb.
If a bell is struck and not allowed to ring freely, because either the clapper or some part of the frame or fittings are in contact with the bell, then a crack can very easily develop.
www.whitechapelbellfoundry.co.uk /liberty.htm   (831 words)

 Bells and Their Music - Glossary
The pegs engage levers attached by wire to hammers mounted outside the bells, and as the barrel revolves, the levers are pushed down, thereby pulling the hammers away from the bells.
The bell weighs 2,080 pounds, and is one of the earliest bells cast in the United States.
Angelus bell: Tower bell used as call to prayer in memory of the visit of the archangel announcing to Mary that she was to be the mother of Jesus.
www.msu.edu /~carillon/batmbook/glossary.htm   (5197 words)

 Alexander Graham Bell's metal detector
This is followed by gripping photos of Discoveries TV crew filming the reenactment of the laboratory scenes of Bell and his assistant developing the detector in his laboratory.
The first metal detector Dr. Bell's used on President Garfield was made using a large primary coil with a smaller secondary coil fixed to it.
The small coil on this unit was adjusted to balance the electrical circuit for a null in the buzzer signal heard in the earphone.
www.scitechantiques.com /belldiscovery   (1147 words)

 American Metal Market: Bell to build V-22 assembly plant - Bell Helicopter Textron Inc
Bell officials would not comment on the new assembly plant, except to say they plan to make an announcement regarding final assembly plans soon.
Bell is currently in the midst of tooling up for the V-22, setting up the composite tooling area, which was formerly the final assembly area.
Bell and Boeing Vertol officials said they expect subcontractors and suppliers for the V-22 program to number about 1,000 firms from acoss the United States.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3MKT/is_v94/ai_4239969   (684 words)

 bell metal on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Bell Tower taken from the gallery of St Mark's Basilica between two of the replicas of the four horses, the originals of which are now in the Marcian (LON48114)
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St Mark's Square and the Bell Tower taken from the gallery of St marls Basilica with replicas of the four horses, the originals of which are now in the M (LON48092)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/x/x-bellmeta.asp   (464 words)

 FAQs about the Liberty Bell
The elements are found in differing ratios throughout the Liberty Bell suggesting that the casters, Pass and Stow, did not have a large enough furnace to melt down all the pieces of the Bell at one time during recasting, but used small crucibles to complete the project.
The thickness of the Liberty Bell at the lip is 3 inches and, at the crown, the thickness is 1.25 inches.
On receipt of the news in Philadelphia the Liberty Bell in the tower of the State House was rung, and cracked in the ringing.
www.libertybellmuseum.com /faqs.htm   (2573 words)

 Chromium metal suppliers - Bell Group history
Bell Alloys Ltd. is founded by Richard Bell in Suffolk, UK, principally to stock and supply chromium metal and ferro alloys for both the UK and European markets.
Bell Metals Ltd. establishes an associate company, NBK MetalTech, Inc in the USA - appointing Kevin F. Kirby as Managing Partner and President of the San Francisco based operation.
Bell Metals Ltd. and NBK MetalTech, Inc set-up a joint venture production facility in Pennsylvania USA, to de-gas electrolytic chromium metal flake from Tulachermet and to produce high purity chromium powders.
www.bellmetals.co.uk /company_history.htm   (252 words)

 Kwaidan: Of a mirror and a bell (1904) by Lafcadio Hearn
They felt sure that the spirit of the writer would give wealth to the breaker of the bell; and, as soon as the bell had been suspended in the court of the temple, they went in multitude to ring it.
With all their might and main they swung the ringing-beam; but the bell proved to be a good bell, and it bravely withstood their assaults.
After the bell had been rolled into the swamp, there was, of course, no more chance of ringing it in such wise as to break it.
gaslight.mtroyal.ab.ca /kwaidanG.htm   (1411 words)

 Seven Metal Tibetan Bell 8.75"
The bell represents wisdom and the feminine aspect of the divine while the dorje or "thunderbolt" represents the creative and forceful male energy.
During ceremonies and rituals the bell is held in the left hand while the dorje is in the palm of your right hand.
As the sound of the bell resonates the bell and dorje balance the negative with the positive to harmonize ones life and surroundings.
www.somaluna.com /product.asp?p=865   (185 words)

 Columbian Liberty Bell
The Daughters of the American Revolution issued nation-wide requests for individuals to contribute metal objects of historical interest to be melted down and added as part of the bell metal.
After the casting was completed, the excess metal was used to cast miniature bell souvenirs which were given to schools.
At the end of the Exposition, the bell was sent on tour of the United States and was also exhibited at the 1895 Cotton States and International Exposition in Atlanta.
www.libertybellmuseum.com /columbianlibertybell.htm   (387 words)

 Percussion Encyclopedia - Achere to Agwal.
Description: A group of bells on the end of a metal rod.
A series of bells are hung outside and strike each other in the wind.
Each bell is tuned to a different tone or pitch.
www.thedrummerslounge.com /Encyclopedia_A_Instruments_1.htm   (233 words)

 Geomancy.Net: Feng Shui Articles -> Bell as metal cure?
As the `life sized' ruler is indeed made of metal, one cannot argue that it is not a `metal' - cure.
The Bells if they are made of metal can be considered `metal' but to the extend; it is difficult to say if it represents `Big metal' or not.
The Chinese belief that ringing the bell during the funeral procession allows the person's spirit to be guided e.g.
www.geomancy.net /resources/forum-archive/5898.htm   (271 words)

 A fading craft
Not very long ago the sleepy hamlet of Hajo 32 km from Guwahati used to bustle with activity and echo with the clanging of bell metal as the workers went about their job in a cheerful manner.
A local proprietor of a bell metal industry said on condition of anonymity that a section of people belonging to the trading community of Fancy Bazar, has been charging exorbitant rates for the raw materials and there by making huge profits selling the artisans’ products to customers at a reduced price.
Even the ambitious scheme undertaken by Pragjyotika, a state government corporation, to develop the bell metal craft of Hajo proved to be a damp squib.
www.assam.org /news/ab/a_fading_craft.htm   (650 words)

 Electrolytic Chromium metal suppliers - Bell Group
High-purity Chromium Metal Flake and Powders are used extensively to produce sputter targets which are applied as thin film coatings in the manufacture of a wide range of products, examples of which include semiconductors, liquid crystal displays, hard disk drives, low emissivity glass, and car mirrors.
Standard Electrolytic Metal Powder is supplied into the welding industry as a alternative feedstock to Aluminothermic Chromium Metal Powder for the production of fluxes and cored wire; also as an alternative to High-Purity Chromium Metal in the production of sputter targets for less critical applications.
This material, produced at Tulachermet in Russia, is sold exclusively to Bell Metals Ltd. It is refined in the hydrogen reduction degassing furnaces in Newcastle, PA under joint venture agreement and NBK MetalTech Inc's close supervision, using 'state of the art', proprietary technology.
www.bellmetals.co.uk /electrolytic.htm   (290 words)

 A.G. Bell's Metal Detector and Telephone A Japanese TV version of
The metal detector is shown on the left.
He was dispirited, and quickly put it aside and went on to other projects leaving the proof of the concept for the telephone till after he got the patent for it.
Above is a photo of this recreation of Bell's first model from a series of models that finally led to the telephone.
www.scitechantiques.com /japhtml   (617 words)

 HyVac Metal Bell Jars
HyVac metal bell jars are available from HyVac in any number of sizes and configurations.
All bell jars are rated for full vacuum.
Since it is a metal jar the holes for vacuum source, relief valve and feed through do not necessarily have to be base mounted, as with glass jars.
www.hyvac.com /Products/Systems/Metal_Bell_Jars.htm   (344 words)

 Bell Metal - Made in China Factory Source Wholesale
and this metal bell page serve as a portfolio and cross-section of the Chinese products we export.
China Factory Minimum Quantity of these metal bell items can be negotiated with factories.
Minimum quantity often can be divided among several metal bell or stock numbers.
www.cyberimport.com /catalog/bell/bell_metal.htm   (243 words)

 Bell sets for children   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The metal inner bells are tuned F to F and are color and letter coded.
All bells are color coded and are marked with the proper note and number (to help children learn the musical scale).
it consists of 8 different colour bells all play a musical note they are attached to a metal plate it measures 12 ins or 30 cms at its widest point and 6ins or15 cms top to bottom.
sawlady.virtualave.net /ChildrensBells.htm   (1068 words)

 Index - Bello
Bell'O contemporary furniture is constructed of combinations of three different types of materials: metal, wood, and glass.
All metal is covered with a high impact, scratch resistant, powder-coated finish.
Shelves are perforated metal or high quality tempered safety glass and are designed to accommodate all your home theater components in any home setting.
www.bello.com   (400 words)

 VNN Editorial - Pure Bell-Metal Kartals
This is because the metal formulation and manufacturing process changed in Bengal in the early '70s to cut costs, and most likely, to facilitate mass production to meet the demand of Srila Prabhupada's exploding worldwide movement.
Unless you have heard properly made pure bell metal kartals, there's no reference point to judge what is being produced today.
There used to be 8 metals in the Bengali cone-style hammered kartals, including copper and silver.
www.vnn.org /editorials/ET0302/ET23-7843.html   (933 words)

 Liberty Bell
The original bell was commissioned to the White Chapel Bell Company of London, England by Thomas Lester in 1752.
Pass and Stowe cast a second bell themselves from virgin bell metal of 77% copper and 23% tin.
On February 22, 1846 the bell was rung in honor of George Washington's birthday and the crack worsened such that it required the repair that exists on the bell today.
www.barroncast.com /bell.htm   (335 words)

 Handicrafts,India,Crafts,Handlooms,Textiles,Artisans,Craftspersons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The reason for traditionally making cooking ware and kitchenware from the bell-metal alloy is thatthis alloy has several medicinal properties, which the food or water kept in them acquires.
These medicinal properties are derived from the medicinal properties of the individual metals in the alloy.
The ability of copper to relieve joint inflammation and pain is well known in natural medicinal systems, as is the antiseptic-like effect of zinc on skin disorders.
www.craftrevival.org /CraftArt.asp?Craftcode=003352   (384 words)

 A.W.Bell - Ideas Into Metal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
A.W.Bell's metal rapid prototyping process combines the speed of 3D printing technologies with the quality of investment casting.
Investment casting has long been known for its ability to provide parts with high complexity and fine surface finish in an enormous range of metals.
Until recently the time taken to produce accurate sacrificial wax patterns to feed into the casting process has been an obstacle to short lead-times.
www.awbell.com.au /rapid_prototyping_techniques.htm   (164 words)

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