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 Bronze - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bronzes are softer and weaker than steel, and more elastic, though bronze springs are less stiff (and so store less energy) for the same bulk.
Bronze is still widely used today for springs, bearings, bushings and similar fittings, and is particularly common in the bearings of small electric motors.
Bronze is typically 60% copper and 40% tin.
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 Bronze Age - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Bronze Age is a period in a civilization's development when the most advanced metalworking (at least in systematic and widespread use) consisted of techniques for smelting copper and tin from naturally occurring outcroppings of ore, and then alloying those metals in order to cast bronze.
The earliest evidence of bronze metalworking dates to the mid 4th millennium BC Maykop culture in the Caucasus.
An Andean bronze bottle made by ChimĂș artisans from circa 1300 A.D. The bronze age in the Andes region of South America is thought to have begun at about 900 B.C. when Chavin artisans discovered how to alloy copper with tin.
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Bronze is the traditional name for a broad range of alloys of copper, usually with zinc and tin but not limited to just those metal.
Bronze was still used to a considerable extent during the iron age but for many purposes the weaker iron was sufficently strong to serve.
Bronze is the most popular metal for top quality bells and cymbals, and also for cast metal sculpturess.
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 What is Bronze
The term bronze was originally applied to an alloy of copper containing tin, but the term is now used to describe a variety of copper-rich material, including aluminum bronze, manganese bronze, and silicon bronze.
During the 1st millennium, bronze was especially prized in Greece and later in Rome for sumptuous and elegant furnishings, such as tripods, bed and table frames, small oil lamps, and tall lampstands, often elaborately decorated with raised animal or leaf decoration.
In China bronze appears to have been used almost exclusively for bells, mirrors, and vessels in a variety of prescribed forms for distinct functions in religious rites, as well as for weapons and for the decoration of horse trappings and chariots.
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 THE GREAT BRONZE AGE OF CHINA
The development of bronze metallurgy in ancient civilizations meant a settled and organized society, for bronze-making required locating, protecting, mining, and smelting the ores that contain copper and tin, the two metals that are alloyed to produce bronze.
In ancient China, the talents of bronze workers were put to a third, very special use: the casting of drinking vessels and food containers which played central roles in ancestor worship and state rituals.
Bronze vessels were used to contain the wine and food which were offered up in ceremonies performed at the altar of the ancestral shrine.
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 Bronze Sculpture: Individual Sculptors and Galleries
Bronze sculptures of bulls and horses using the lost wax method.
Bronze, stone and wood sculptures are presented along with more relevant monument sculptures.
Bronze portrait sculpture by commission, commemorative and memorial.
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 How a bronze is made
The bronze 'sprues' - the pipes which allow the bronze to flow freely through the mold - are then cut off from the body of the bronze sculpture.
The bronze is placed inside a special sealed view box with arm hole access where it is sandblasted in preparation for the patina (surface painting) application.
The bronze is heated with a propane torch and the metal oxides which produce the different colors are applied.
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 Bronze - Trade Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Nevertheless the Bronze Age gave way to the Iron Age as the shipping of tin around the Mediterranean ended during the major population migrations around 1200 – 1100 BC, which dramatically limited supplies and raised prices.
Bronze also has very little metal-on-metal friction, which made it invaluable for the building of cannon where iron cannonballs would otherwise stick in the barrel.
Bronze is still widely used today for springs, bearings, bushings and similar roles, and is particularly common in the bearings on small electric motors.
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 ArtLex on Bronze
It may also refer to the color of bronze, a moderate yellowish to olive brown.
When a bronze decoration is gilt it is often called ormolu.
Many of the alloys that are described as bronze are actually brass, which is the alloy of copper and zinc.
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 bronze - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about bronze
Bronze may contain as much as 25% tin, together with small amounts of other metals, mainly lead.
Bronze is one of the first metallic alloys known and used widely by early peoples during the period of history known as the Bronze Age.
Silicon bronze (for telegraph wires) and aluminium bronze are similar alloys of copper with silicon or aluminium and small amounts of iron, nickel, or manganese, but usually no tin.
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 bronze, in metallurgy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Aluminum bronze has high strength and resists corrosion; it is used for bearings, valve seats, and machine parts.
Silicon bronze is used for telegraph wires and chemical containers.
Bronze is used for coins, medals, steam fittings, and gunmetal and was formerly employed for cannon.
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 How a bronze is made: the lost wax method
Bronze is melted in another furnace to about 2000 degrees.
The bronze is given a patina (or colors) with mild chemicals by a pouring, dipping or brushing process.
The color is sealed by applying wax to a warm bronze with a brush and torch.
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 FLS Bronze :: Forward Looking Sonar by EchoPilot
Simple digital sounders show historical data, they may show a depth which is 10 to 15 seconds out of date and represents the seabed your boat passed over a hundred metres ago.
The digital depth on the Bronze is an average of the first one third of the screen ahead and so is far closer to the reality of what is under your boat right now.
The Bronze has simple 2 button control, one to select and scroll the menu and the other to change the items chosen.
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 Poultry Breeds - Bronze Turkey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Bronze turkey is named for its unusual color, a shimmering green-bronze which appears metallic in the sunlight.
This has left the Bronze in decline, even though many producers say this breed is calmer and easier to handle than the White.
The unimproved Bronze is not the same breed as the wild turkey, though they able to interbreed, which is a cause for concern to some wildlife managers.
www.ansi.okstate.edu /poultry/turkeys/bronze   (362 words)

  
 Razia Gershon Bronze Sculptures Statues and Fine Art Collection :: Razia-Bronze.com
Razia Gershon an Israeli sculpture artist was born in Israel and has focused her artwork from an early stage on the human body and the possibilities inherent in it, as both a means of expression and an artistic value.
Razia's bronze sculptures are presented in figurative classic style, based on and inspired by the human body, its movements and ballet steps.
The sculptures are cast in bronze, and despite the hardness and rigidity of the material the statues are made of, the viewer can easily see and feel the movement, the elegance and the gentleness expressed in the statues.
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 Venturing - Bronze Awards Fact Sheet
The Bronze Award is designed as the entry-level award for a Venturer so that they can acquire usable skills that will carry them along the trail to the Venturing Silver Award.
For the Outdoor Bronze Award, Venturers must complete at least four core requirements and two electives that are found in the Ranger Award requirements.
Bronze candidates may have their crew Advisor or a specialty consultant approve or sign off on that completed requirement.
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 The Lost Wax Bronze Casting Sculpture Process
Thicker sprues are joined to the sculpture where the bronze will enter (the bottom), while thinner sprues (vents) are joined at the top edges of the sculpture and reach to the top plane of the funnel.
Once the bronze has completely cooled, the investment mold must be chipped away (most of it cracks fairly easily, but the stuff that gets stuck in the cracks and crevices is very difficult to remove).
The sprues (now solid bronze) can be cut away with a hack saw or other tool and remelted later (although only once or the quality of the bronze deteriorates).
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 Original 19th and 20th Century Bronze Sculpture - Bronze Gallery
The Bronze Gallery specializes in French Animalier sculpture and American bronze sculpture.
You will have the opportunity to purchase bronze sculptures which were cast in the same original editions that have been on display in the major museums throughout the world for the past 100 years.
Contact us about bronzes you wish to sell as we are always looking for fine 19th and 20th century sculpture.
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 Bronze sculptures by Anna Chromy - the 'Sound of Bronze'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Her sculptures in bronze can be found in art collections, museums and on public places around Europe.The artist and sculptress Anna Chromy creates collections of bronze sculptures, paintings, drawings and costume designs.
An exhibition schedule and a virtual art gallery of her bronze sculptures.Virtual art gallery of Anna Chromy's bronze sculptures and fine art collections across european cities.
Also shows paintings, bronze sculptures, drawings, stage and costume designs for operas and theatres.The artist creates bronze sculptures, paintings, drawings, stage and costume designs for theatres and operas.
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 Bronze Antiquities | Antique Reproduction | Knightsbrindge Antique Mall | Antique Gold Reproduction Furniture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Bronze sculpture by famous masters Frederic Remington, Mene, Barye, and Chiparus.
Bronze sculpture by famous masters Frederic Remington, Mene, Barye, and Chiparus.
Most Classical Edition bronze sculpture are available from all foundries and are made by the lost wax process in the USA.
Bronzes marked with (T) or over 135 pounds will be shipped by truck within the U.S.A. Some international orders will go by boat.
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